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Solutions for Compliance & Convenience at Your Site
Rely on USS for Your Agricultural Site Needs
Our United Site Services Agricultural Services division has been established to meet the specific technical requirements set out in state and federal regulations for the agricultural and food processing industries.
- GAP Compliant
- AG-Trailer Mounted Restrooms
- Bilingual Account Managers and Customer Service Representatives
- Available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week
- Service of Customer Owned Restrooms, Septic and Holding Tanks
As the leader in portable restrooms and sanitation, let our experts help you stay in compliance and avoid hefty fines with the USDA and OSHA portable sanitation requirements. They will help you select the right portable restrooms, hand wash solutions and service frequency to provide proper sanitation for your workers. When the time comes for your audit, we can provide you with the system of procedures (SOP) paperwork and water reports that are asked of you regarding your field sanitation vendor.
We focus on the strict guidelines that now regulate the sanitation equipment and services for field workers, and take pride in our GAP Compliant portable restrooms and handwash equipment. Our goal as a company is to minimize the unintentional microbial contamination of your valuable produce.
Our towable AG–trailer mounted restrooms comply with USDA food safety specifications and OSHA regulations for field sanitation. They provide a convenient mobile solution to keep sanitation facilities within a quarter mile of your workers at all times.
Own your own equipment? We can offer our same exceptional service on your restrooms, hand wash stations and holding /septic tanks. We will also help you determine if your existing equipment meets OSHA and Department of Agriculture requirements and propose a corrective action plan if needed.
Find out how we can help with you with your GAP compliant restroom needs.
Agriculture Restroom Planning Tips
United Site Services Agricultural Services is your trusted partner to ensure your sanitation facilities for your workers meet OSHA, USDA and GAP requirements for food and worker safety. With a growing focus on inspections and enforcement in this important aspect of food production everyone throughout the entire path from field to market must ensure they provide the right portable restroom equipment and service for their workers. At United Site Services we have the expertise, equipment and skilled service professionals to provide peace of mind for you and your employees.
United Site Services- Agricultural Portable Restroom Planning Tips:
- USDA OSHA field sanitation standard requires 1 portable restroom and hand wash unit per every 20 employees
- Separate restrooms are required for male and female workers
- Facilities must be well-maintained
- Towable restroom trailers can travel along with your workers
- Facilities must be within ¼ mile of working area or nearest driving distance if terrain is unsuitable
- If there are no separate state laws, federal laws will prevail
Check your local and state ordinances to ensure that you are in compliance.
GAP Compliant Portable Restrooms
United Site Services is the leader in portable restroom services and safety. We take pride in our porta potty services and our GAP Compliant Portable Restrooms. Does your organization have a documented GAP Compliant Restrooms Program? Find out how USS can help with your GAP compliant restrooms needs, Click here to request a quote.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has developed a program that is intended to assess a participant’s efforts to minimize the risk of contamination of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts and miscellaneous commodities by microbial pathogens based on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “Good Agricultural Practices”, GAP compliant restrooms should be implemented on all farms to ensure that food is safe and healthy. According to the official “Good Agricultural Practices & Good Handling Practices Audit” used by the USDA to check farms, the following items pertain to the sanitation facilities at your work sites:
- Employees are required to wash their hands before beginning or returning to work
- Readily understandable signs are posted to instruct employees to wash their hands before beginning or returning to work
- All toilets/ restroom/ field sanitation facilities are serviced and cleaned on a scheduled basis.
Does your organization have a documented GAP Compliant Restrooms and/or GHP Food Safety Program?
Get your 115…Here’s How:
In the General Section of the audit, sections G-7 through G-12 pertain specifically to the sanitation for your workers and are worth 75 points of a 180 total points on the General Questions section of a GAP audit. In Section 2, Field Harvest and Field Packing Activates, section 2-2 through 2-5 are worth 40 points of a 185 total points for this section. Proper sanitation for your workers in not only beneficial to the health & safety of your workers and your produce, but also worth 115 points on a GAP audit. Don’t risk poor quality and a poor audit, make sure you have GAP compliant equipment in place for your field workers.
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SERVICE is the key word in describing United Site Services. We have appreciated their attention to detail in working with us for the planning of our event, the Denver Marathon, and especially for their services provided on race day.
Ron K., Denver, CO
Got a hold of me right away, listened to what I needed and got me what I needed. Understood my budget and got me the toilets at a very reasonable price. The staff in the San Jose office were very nice and easy to deal with.
Matt Z., San Francisco, CA
United provided an immediate response, and went above and beyond to help me work within the bride’s budget. I plan to work with this service many times in the future for my event planning business!
Jennifer K., Lexington Park, MD
The Port-a-potty was clean and was the hit of the party which was themed “Under Construction.” The delivery was on time and the people I made contact with (including the delivery guy) were very professional. I would definitely call them again should I need a porta-potty.
Tom C., St. Petersburg, FL
We would like to thank you for your services at this year’s Preakness Stakes.
Your equipment that you provided was clean, up to date and well stocked. Everything arrived on time and was set up with no problem and to specification.
Ben H., Maryland Jockey Club
For the last four years, I have been the Vice President of Operations and Development at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. During that time we have contracted with United Site Services, Inc. as our provider for hundreds of portable toilets at each event, multiple VIP toilet trailers, pumping of thousands of onsite customer campers and the removal of roughly 100,000 gallons of septic prior to the beginning of each event.
Our relationship with the local United Site Services personnel is a large part of the success of these events, as everyone from the Regional VP to the guys on the pump trucks roll up their sleeves and work for a week straight to make sure sewage is NOT one of the problems at NHMS, regardless of the weather.
John Z., NHMS V.P. Operations
Please accept my sincere appreciation for your hard work and support of Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Air Expo ’09. This featured the U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron the Blue Angels, the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights, the U.S. Air Force F-16 East Coast Demonstration Team and many exciting daredevil civilian performers.
You provided highly valuable support that contributed to the safe and secure environment, so more than 111,000 guests could enjoy this fantastic, thrilling air show. Your steadfast commitment and genuine willingness to go the extra mile made the Air Expo ’09 a resounding success and were deeply appreciated. Congratulations with pleasure for a job WELL DONE!
Andrew M., Patuxent River, MD
They were here when they said they would be here, they were friendly and very helpful. Since we are a small town, I had called several other companies and all of them hesitated and didn’t want to come out here, but United never acted like our project was too small or hard to find. They were very professional and treated us the same as if we were a large company or project. It was a wonderful experience. Thank you United Site Services.
Janette F., Roanoke, TX
I attended the Niles Antique Fair this past weekend, where I did a Boy Scout fundraiser operating a parking lot. I cannot tell you how often we were complimented on the quality of your portables placed in our parking lot. Our Boy Scouts also appreciated the comfort you provided. And that is coming from some well seasoned scouts and adults. Your company does a great job with a service most people would like to forget.
Chris G. New Haven, CT
I want to take a second to let you know that I have used United on 90% of our projects for the last 5-6 years and we have been 100% satisfied with the service we have received. I know that with the current market conditions, price is first and foremost in making the decision on who to go with. I do believe if you end up choosing United you will not be disappointed.
Scott J., Concord, CA