Industry Library

The PSAI has numerous resources created solely for Members, which can be found here in alphabetical order. The items below range from informational articles and former event presentations to standards and studies relevant to the industry. These exclusive documents make up the PSAI Resource Library.

A

American National Standards (ANS) Overview – Article

ANSI Z4.1 “Sanitation – In Places of Employment – Minimum Requirements” – Standard

ANSI Z4.3 “Sanitation – Non-sewered Waste – Disposal Systems – Minimum Requirements” – Standard

ANSIZ4.4 “Sanitation – In Fields and Temporary Labor Camps – Minimum Requirements” – Standard

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Overview – Article

Antitrust Laws and Restraint of Trade Overview – Article

“Attracting and Retaining Employees Part I: You Owe It to Them” – Presentation

“Attracting and Retaining Employees Part II: Strategies for the Portable Sanitation Industry; Sanitation Technician/Driver” – Presentation

“Attracting and Retaining Employees Part II: Strategies for the Portable Sanitation Industry; Sanitation Technician/Driver” – Handout

“Attracting and Retaining Employees Part II: Strategies for the Portable Sanitation Industry; Mechanic” – Presentation

“Attracting and Retaining Employees Part II: Strategies for the Portable Sanitation Industry; Sales Representative”– Presentation

“Attracting and Retaining Employees Part II: Strategies for the Portable Sanitation Industry; Sales Representative”– Handout

B

Billing – “Best Practices for Portable Sanitation Billing” – Presentation

Bloodborne Pathogens – Safety and Health – Article

Buying or Selling a Portable Sanitation Business Overview – Article

Buying or Selling a Portable Sanitation Business – Presentation

C

Chemical Labeling Dos and Don’ts – Article

Cleaning Procedures for Basic Portable Sanitation Equipment – Article

Code of Ethics (Individual Portable Sanitation Professionals) – Full Document

Code of Excellence (Companies) – Full Document

Code of Excellence (Condensed for Company Distribution) – Single Sheet Brochure

Cold Weather Safety for Workers – Article

“Commercial Vehicle and Compliance Safety” – Presentation

Company Culture – “Designing Dynamic Cultures for Teams of Tomorrow” – Presentation

Conflict – “The Secret to Success: Managing Emotions and Conflict in Business” – Presentation

“Continuity and Succession Planning” – Presentation

Convention and Trade Show 2017 Speaker Sessions – All March 2017 Presentations

Convention and Trade Show 2018 Speaker Sessions – All March 2018 Presentations

Cost Analysis Excel Spreadsheet – Sample Spreadsheet (XLS)

Cost of Service Routes – Sample Worksheet

Cost of Service Special Events – Sample Worksheet

D

Damage Waiver – Sample Waiver

Damage Waivers – Presentation

Deodorizers Overview – Article

Driving – “Understanding the Distracted Brain: Why Driving While Using Cell Phones is Risky Behavior” – Presentation

E

“Environmental, Health, Land Use, and General Management Trends Affecting the Portable Sanitation Industry” – Presentation

Environmental, Health, Land Use, and General Management Trends Affecting the Portable Sanitation Industry – Handout

EPA and Portable Sanitation Overview – 

“EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Program” – Presentation

“EPA’s Criminal Enforcement Program” – Video

F

FEMA and Portable Sanitation Overview – Article

FEMA – “Working with FEMA and Local Agencies Disaster Response” – Presentation

Formaldehyde – Deodorizers – Article

Freezing: Protecting Your Units  – Article

G

Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Overview – Article

Gender, Special Needs, and the Law Overview – Article

Glossary of Portable Sanitation Industry Terms – Glossary

Growth – “Business Boosters & Risk Reducers: Secrets for Sustainable, Profitable, Strategic Growth in the Portable Sanitation Business” – Presentation

Guide to Portable Restroom Excellence Brochure – Online Version (View-only Flip Book)

H

Hazard Preparedness and Business Continuity Planning – Article

“How to Become Invincible to Lawsuits, Save Taxes, and Preserve Your Estate” – Presentation

I

Industry Data Overview 2019 – Article

Industry Resource Directory 2019 – Online Version

Industry Terms Glossary for Portable Sanitation – Glossary

“Innovation in the Portable Sanitation Industry: Bettering the Restroom Experience” – Presentation

Inspection Checklist – Quality Control – Sample Worksheet

Inspection Checklist – Trailers –  Sample Worksheet

J

Job Site Requirements Overview – Article

K

“Karibu Loo: Building a Portable Sanitation Business in Nairobi to Help Educate Children” – Presentation

L

“Leader Led Safety in Portable Sanitation” – Presentation

Leadership – “Unshackled Leadership: Roadmap to Success” – Presentation

M

Marijuana and Portable Sanitation Drivers – Article

Marketing – “Big Bangs for Small Business: Practical Marketing Tips for Companies with Limited Staff” – Presentation

Missouri Study: Provisions for Sanitation Facilities at Construction Sites – Full Report

Missouri Study: Provisions for Sanitation Facilities at Special Events – Full Report

Missouri Study: Special Events Extended Breakdown Chart – Informational Chart

N

“New Standards for Nonsewered Waste Systems and their Implications for the Portable Sanitation Industry” Presentation

Nuts and Bolts 2017 Speaker Sessions – All November 2017 Presentations

O

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Portable Sanitation Overview – Article

OSHA Inspections – Article

On Site Treatment – “How to Dump Dumping: On Site Treatment Options for Your Business” –Presentation

P

Personal Protective Equipment – Safety and Health – Article

Portable Sanitation Industry Terms Glossary – Glossary

Price Increases – “Successfully Implementing Price Increases” – Presentation

Price Increases – “Successfully Implementing Price Increases” – Handout

“Pricing for Profit and Growth” – Presentation

Pricing – “10 Tips to Better Pricing” – Article

Q

Quality Control in the Field – Article

Quality Control Inspection Checklist – Sample Worksheet

R

Rental Contract – Sample Contract

Rental Contracts – Presentation

Route Optimization – “Technology Solutions for Portable Sanitation” – Presentation

S

Safety and Health Overview – Article

Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) – Safety and Health – Article

Safety Programs – Safety and Health – Article 

Sales Tax and Portable Sanitation Overview – Article

Selling – Buying or Selling a Portable Sanitation Business Overview – Article

Soap vs Hand Sanitizer – Article

Standards for Special Events Overview – Article

T

“Technology Solutions for Portable Sanitation” – Route Optimization – Presentation

Trailers Inspection Checklist – Sample Worksheet

Transporting Units Containing Waste Overview – Article

“Truck Specifications and Maintenance for Maximum Profit” – Presentation

U

User Experience – “Selling the Value of a Great User Experience: How to Devise and Implement Strategies that Build a Portable Restroom Business” – Presentation

V

Vehicle and Driver Safety Overview – Article

Video Telematics – “Using Video Telematics to Improve Safety and Efficiency in your Fleet” –Presentation

W

Wastewater Disposal Overview – Article

Wastewater Systems – “Portable Sanitation: Industry Impact on Wastewater Systems” – Presentation