What To Do When Your Portable Toilet Tips Over
It’s common to see a Port a Potty in construction sites or even festival events. They provide the people with a way to take care of their private business without having to do it in front of the public. A common issue that people face is when the portable toilet tips over.
A popular prank is to tip the portable toilet over which creates a mess of human waste inside of it. Simply propping it back up can leave a pool of human waste everywhere. There’s a proper way to deal with the portable toilet when it tips over.
Instead of having to think about what you need to do when the portable toilet tips over, you can avoid having it tip over altogether. Below are some ways to prevent it from being tipped over by a variety of things.
Pranksters have been encouraged by the rise of social media to be even more aggressive. Getting likes and shares on their prank videos, pranksters have brought back classic pranks such as tipping a port a potty over. Some even make a career out of doing pranks by monetizing their videos on different platforms.
A good way to prevent pranksters from tipping over the portable toilet is by having a person always on guard. The best way to prevent someone from doing something wrong is to have another person look at them while they’re thinking of doing it or call them out on it right before they do it.
If you are placing several portable toilets in a particular area, it’s better to have them all in a row. It’s harder to tip them over when there’s a row of them holding each other in place. Of course, there’s still the possibility of tipping them over from the front or back, but that’s only doable intentionally.
If you have a row of portable toilets, you won’t have to worry about someone accidentally bumping into one of them and causing it to tip over.
Locking It In Place
Beyond human intervention, there are also other things that can cause a portable toilet to tip over. If the ground is uneven, a slight nudge might cause it to fall down to the side. Even a strong gust of wind can tip over a portable toilet.
Prevent this from happening by locking the port a potty in place. With professional help, you will be able to stake down the portable toilet. They can guarantee that it won’t budge and you won’t have any reason to worry about having it be tipped over by outside factors.
Tipped Over Portable Toilet
With the preventive measures in place, your port a potty still tipped over. What can you do? You should prepare a garden hose to spray out all of the waste before standing the portable toilet back up. Once you’ve done the preliminary cleaning, you should disinfect everything that may have been splashed by human waste. You can call on professionals to do this for you.
For your Port aPotty rentals, contact us at Smith’s Sanitary Septic Service. Whether you’re on a construction site, concert, or any other event, portable toilets can be a lifesaver!