Connected Turnstile Entry Boosts Site Security

March 13, 2024
Entry unit includes data capture and real-time tracking of workers.

MAC-Link turnstile entry system connects multiple units on-site to accommodate changing project phases. The system, from Portable Solutions Group (PSG), uses a daisy chain electrical/data line connection and an all-thread bolt mechanical connection at the base.

Each unit has a footprint of 36 square feet and is features a galvanized steel frame, poly metal exterior, and grated floor. Its light weight enables easy deployment in metropolitan areas, according to the company.

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PSG collaborated with United Rentals on the system, which enables data capture and real-time reporting for workers on the job site.

“We are excited to work with the PSG team and help bring an innovation to our customers that seamlessly connects people, equipment, and data,” said David Scott, SVP, specialty operations, at United Rentals, in a statement. “The MAC-Link solution is pivotal for our customers and the future of worksite safety.”

Said Robert Slagel, president/CEOfficer, PSG:

“United Rentals shares in our commitment to pursue continuous innovation that helps drive safe and productive worksites. The MAC-Link is an innovative offering for job site safety management and through our partnership with United Rentals, we can deliver an important solution to help customers maximize performance and streamline productivity.”

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