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4 Ways You Can Help Prevent Employee Burnout in the Portable Sanitation Industry

By Autumn Huerter / August 22, 2022 /

In this day and age, the idea of achieving work life balance is now more prevalent than ever before. Employee burnout is very real across the board, especially in light of the ongoing stress from the pandemic. Thanks to issues such as supply chain interruptions, rising gas prices, high unemployment, and more, it puts a…

An outdoor portable restroom

Sanitizing vs Disinfecting: What to Know When Servicing Portable Restrooms

By Autumn Huerter / July 25, 2022 /

As we all know, servicing a portable restroom with one of your vacuum tank trucks is a pretty dirty job. This process usually takes several steps, including washing, disinfecting, and sanitizing. Working with or around human waste is no joke, and skipping steps can lead to a biohazard exposure. This can put workers as well…

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6 Ways to Better Help Onboard Your Service Technicians

By Autumn Huerter / July 15, 2022 /

When hiring technicians to operate an industrial vacuum truck, it is important that they get onboarded properly. Of course the primary point of logic behind this is safety, however, another major factor includes preventing turnover. About ⅓ of all new employees quit their job within the first six months. While there might be a handful…

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Safety Training

By Rhiannon / November 23, 2021 /

Keeping employees motivated and engaged with safety training is extremely important. If someone slips up or shows even a little bit of complacency, it can put your whole team at risk for an accident or an injury. Not only is this bad for business, it is extremely dangerous. Safety, on any job site, should be…

Red and white vacuum trucks being worked on and put together at FlowMark in Kansas City

How FlowMark KC Stands Out in The Vacuum Truck Industry

By Rhiannon / June 18, 2021 /

  For a tough industry, you have to have a tough truck – one that is reliable and able to put in not only the miles, but is also going to stand up and last through every messy, difficult job you encounter. Whether you are a septic servicer, an airport pit cleaner, work in grease…