Prepping for a papal visit and more is covered in this month’s issue

Large special events take a lot of planning. Throw in a pope, approximately 2 million people descending on the host city and intense security procedures — the result could have easily been a logistical nightmare.

The owners of A Royal Flush, a portable restroom company serving the Northeast, won the coveted bid to provide service for the events surrounding the papal visit to Philadelphia last fall. This month’s On Location feature covers the planning and scheduling that went into providing over 3,000 restrooms for the event. It was quite a feat, but they managed to provide great service despite the huge crowds, long days and strict security measures.

If you’re gearing up for your own special event season coming up, check out this article for special event planning tips.

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Other good reads this month
Are you considering buying a lift for your garage? If your company does a lot of its own vehicle maintenance and repairs, a lift can be a great addition to your shop. But this purchase requires a lot of consideration. What style, what price range … what exactly do you need in a lift?

You may come across used options, too, and need to determine whether a used lift is truly safe. Installation can be tricky. A lift is a safety item and needs to be treated as such, and inspected on a regular basis.

For all the info on answering these questions and more, check out In the Garage.

Related: From the Editor: PROs in the News

Are your employees healthy? Are you? Studies have shown that employees who use some work time for exercise are not only healthier, they’re also more productive. In fact, there are 12 reasons it’s good to break a sweat at the workplace (and probably more). Read up on why a wellness program is a good idea and how to start one.

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