straight forward health and safty advice
Do not, under any circumstances enter any manhole, sewer, culvert or
drain unless adequate safety arrangements have been made and they are
The arrangements for working in confined spaces that are given on this
website must be fully implemented.
If there is any sign or suspicion of rat infestation, follow the
precautions against Weil's disease that are given on this website.
Take special care where chemical drain cleaners may have
already been tried. Most are toxic and may cause burns.
If powered equipment and/or high-pressure washing equipment
s to be used, then follow the guidance given on this website.
Make sure that all equipment is thoroughly cleaned and disinfected
after it has been used.