There are various circumstances where high pressure water jetting is used, most commonly to clean drains, roads, pavements and brick work. It can also be used to clean graffiti from walls and to eradicate drug paraphernalia safely and hygienically.
At first sight high pressure water jetting may appear to be relatively straight forward to carry out, however, due to the equipment that is used serious injury can occur if a professional is not running the operation. These injuries can, in extreme cases, be fatal and they could also cause harm to extremities.
For these reasons, when employing a specialist to clean your driveway or blocked drain it is essential that you find one that is fully qualified to use the equipment responsibly. One attribute to look for is whether they are a member of the High Pressure Water Jetting association.
Since its conception the association has sought to create a comprehensive code of practice that covers all aspects of the trade, from health and safety to using equipment. They even offer the opportunity for their members’ employees to earn an NVQ, to promote skills within companies.
Total Drainage Services Ltd, specialists in high pressure water jetting Bristol area, are now members of the association; in order to be listed they had to undergo an operational review. This is to check that they follow protocols required to be part of the association, such as training schemes, equipment maintenance and record keeping.
Not only should you look for a specialist that is a member of the association, you should also find one with equipment suitable to carry out the work that you require. Total Drainage Services Ltd provide 2000, 3000 and 6000 gallon tankers with long line jet units for larger contracts. They are also licensed to dispose of waste safely.
If you are looking to clean the area surrounding your home, need to implement high pressure water jetting to clear your drains, or you are an agency looking to clean up an area by removing graffiti and drug related items, contact Total Drainage Services Ltd.