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What Is a Welfare Unit and Do You Need One?
Construction workers on-site need to be provided with toilet and washing facilities, a rest area that provides shelter, and food prep areas. The Health and Safety Executive regulations confer a legal obligation on on-site managers to provide adequate facilities. A supply of drinking water, shower facilities if dealing with toxic materials, and somewhere to store […]
Top Reasons You Must Keep Your Welfare Unit Clean
Site owners should always provide welfare units for their workers where they can’t use local toilets and they have a legal obligation to do this. Proper maintenance of a welfare unit should be seen as essential, and they need to be serviced and kept clean regularly. To meet the required standard this needs to be […]
How Often Should A Portable Toilet Be Emptied?
Portable toilet maintenance is essential for construction sites. Having a portable toilet for construction sites means that your workers can conveniently use these local toilets, increasing your productivity as longer breaks aren’t required for toilet accessibility. However, because of their frequent use, you will need to consider the upkeep and cleaning of each toilet to […]
How Much Does Construction Site Toilet Hire Cost?
What Does Construction Site Toilet Hire Cost? Toilet hire for construction sites is essential as it keeps your workers comfortable and your site clean. It’s also a requirement to supply ‘suitable and sufficient’ welfare facilities if you have workers on-site. What Does Site Toilet Hire Cost? When considering portable toilet rental for construction sites, the […]
What Are Welfare Units And What Can They Bring To A Job?
What is a Welfare Unit and Who Needs One? A welfare unit is a block of facilities that consists of a chemical toilet, canteen, a place to wash, and a drying room, that follow HSE (Health and Safety Executive) regulations. Often found on construction sites, events, or at festivals, welfare units can also hold changing […]
How To Install Portable Toilets On Your Work Site
Why Do You Require Portable Toilet? If you have a construction project to manage, it is essential to provide your employees with somewhere to “powder their nose”. If providing access to permanent toilets is not possible, the only other option is to install portable toilets. Regardless of whether you opt for semi-permanent toilet blocks or high-quality […]