Standards and Regulations

The portable sanitation industry is subject to a variety of standards concerning the number and placement of units, hand washing stations and related equipment.

ANSI Standards

ANSI standards, and PSAI’s involvement in establishing them, help raise the bar and improve the reputation of our industry. The PSAI is an accredited ANSI standards developer. Learn more.

OSHA Standards

The U.S. government agency known as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exists to assure safe and healthful working conditions. Several OSHA standards relate to the portable sanitation industry. Learn more.

ADA and Portable Sanitation

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations. When portable sanitation is provided in venues covered by the ADA, it must be compliant with this important law. Learn more.

EPA Regulations

The EPA has jurisdiction over a wide range of regulations that affect portable sanitation. Learn more.

DOT Regulations

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) serves the public by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system. Most of the vehicles used in the portable sanitation industry are subject to DOT guidelines. Learn more.

European Standards

The European Standards Publication applies to restrooms that are not connected to any type of sewer system in the EU. Learn more.