A.B. Richards makes storage convenient for so many reasons and for so many ways. We can help your business store records or find a place to put seasonal furniture or extra inventory. We can get you ready for a garage sale, home renovation or store uniforms and equipment for a sports team. But one of the most useful ways you can use a ground level storage container from A.B. Richards is to use it to store tools and equipment at a job site. If you’re a contractor or if you work for a construction company, you don’t have to carry equipment or materials across town to the job every day. A.B. Richards storage containers are also sturdy and secure.
A.B. Richards Will Rent the Storage Container That’s Right for You
A.B. Richards will provide the right storage unit for whatever job you need. If you’re looking to store a large amount of material and equipment at a job site or for industrial use, you should consider using our 40-foot storage containers. If you have awkwardly shaped items or items that are difficult to store, you might want to consider our 40-foot Jumbo storage containers. They have an extra foot of headroom for easier maneuverability. For smaller jobs like inventory for a small business, our 20-foot storage containers are ideal.
A.B. Richards will find the storage container that’s right for you. And if you’re storing equipment for a job site, we’re going to give you some ideas about storing equipment at job sites.
Storing Materials and Equipment Safely
When you’re moving and storing materials at a job your most important concern is always safety. You also have to make certain that you obey federal state and local laws. You also need to avoid storing hazardous material. It’s extremely important that you don’t store explosive or flammable materials. Separate materials that could cause a bad chemical reaction if they mix.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) lists numerous guidelines for handling and storing materials. Among the most common problems in transporting and storing materials are injuries caused by moving bulky object and accidents from falling objects. Don’t move too much material into your storage container at one time. Also, wear protective equipment like eye protection or steel-toes boots. Keep a path clear in your container to avoid tripping. When stacking lumber, make certain all nails are removed and that your stacks are stable and won’t fall down.
Finally, it’s important to make certain your storage container is secure. Make sure you secure the area around the job site with a fence if possible and keep it well lit. Also, make certain you keep track of the materials and tools that you keep in your portable storage unit.
A.B. Richards Will Keep Stored Items Safe
Making A.B. Richards your portable storage container rental company means that your job materials will be secure. All of our containers are made of 14-gauge stainless steel and they have sturdy swing out doors that will make them safe. To learn more, contact A.B. Richards today.