Compliance Certification

It is company policy that all our surveyors and operatives (where applicable) are trained and competent in the following:

  • Pipe Sewer Condition Classification (OS.20X)
  • Brick Sewer Condition Classification (OS21X)
  • Confined Space Training
  • Streetworks Signing, Lighting & Guarding (Unit2)
  • CSCS Health & Safety Operative Cards
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • National Water Hygiene (Blue Cards)
  • Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
  • Vehicle Banksman
  • Awareness of Manual Handling Techniques
  • Water Jetting Association Health & Safety
  • DBS checks
  • Asbestos awareness
  • COSSH awareness
  • Confined Space Training – Medium and High Risk
  • Confined Space Management – for team leaders
  • Site Supervisor Training
  • Patch repair no dig solution training
  • IOSH Managing Health & Safety

Health and Safety

Underground Surveys have worked hard over the years and have a long term relationship with MD Safety Management who are fully compliant with Health and Safety Law and are members of Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) to produce with us our fully comprehensive independently HSEQ policies and Risk Assessment to our business.

Site specific risk assessment and method statements can be tailored to your requirements. Our generic risk assessment and method statements are available on our all CCTV units. We pride ourselves on the high quality service we offer our clients. We dedicate our time, effort, commitment, quality and cost to Health and Safety within Underground Surveys and this is reflected in the policies we have in place some are listed:

Health and Safety

  • Health, Safety & Environmental Policies
  • Inductions
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • COSHH Assessments
  • Office Risk Assessments
  • Work place Substance & Misuse Policy
  • Site Inspections and Audits
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling Assessments

Every new employee undergoes a thorough HSEQ induction process and introduction into the organisation to prepare them for their new role prior to commencing work on any site.

It is vital to our operation procedures that all safety and plant equipment is regular tested and inspected, calibrated and certified by approved companies that complies with legislation and regulations (PPE regulations 2002). All our safety equipment used is also inspected by a competent person immediately prior to each use.

WRc Approved™

WRc Approved is an international 'fitness for purpose' certification scheme run by WRc. It is a certification scheme which provides an independent technical view on whether a product is fit to do the job for which it is claimed or a contractor is fit to provide a specified service.o help suppliers demonstrate the performance of their products and services. Buyers can have confidence in WRc Approved reducing risks in procurement. Quality, performance and installation are all covered in the assessment of the product or service.

Over 425 Approvals have been issued since the scheme started in 1995. Approved products include pipes, lining and repair systems, flow control systems, inspection systems, fittings, manholes and access chambers and software. Approved services include soil surveys, CCTV type inspection and drain repair contractors; these are all focused on demonstrating good workmanship.

Approved certification is of value to both UK and international companies; and have been issued to products from Australia, Austria, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Israel, Singapore, Japan, New Zealand, UK and USA. WRc Approved certification provides confidence to the purchaser saving them time in vetting claims set out by the supplier and encourages genuine suppliers to develop new technologies and services that can bring benefit to the sector.

The assessment can be set against an existing standard or, for novel products WRc can use its extensive knowledge of the UK and international water industry to develop appropriate requirements.

Any product or service can be Approved. For a 'novel' product where no standards exist, we utilise our knowledge and expertise to ensure the Approval is robust and appropriate for the industry.

WRc Approved

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