Profession sewerage cleaner
Sewerage cleaners maintain and clean sewerage systems and their pipes within communities. They remove blockages that stop the sewerage flow to ensure the smooth running of the systems.
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- Waste transport legislation
Regulations and legislation concerning the safe transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials, products, and appliances.
- Operate pumps
Operate industrial pumps used to remove excess liquid.
- Handle chemical cleaning agents
Ensure proper handling, storage and disposal of cleaning chemicals in accordance with regulations.
- Ensure equipment maintenance
Ensure that the equipment required for operations is regularly checked for faults, that routine maintenance tasks are performed, and that repairs are scheduled and performed in the case of damage or flaws.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Clean sewerage systems
Clear out and clean items that block the flow of sewerage in the sewerage system by hand or with a machine.
- Dispose waste
Dispose waste in accordance with legislation, thereby respecting environmental and company responsibilities.
- Perform cleaning activities in an environmentally friendly way
Undertake all cleaning duties in a manner which minimises environmental damage, follow methods that lessen pollution and wastage of resources.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- Ensure compliance with legal requirements
Guarantee compliance with established and applicable standards and legal requirements such as specifications, policies, standards or law for the goal that organisations aspire to achieve in their efforts.
- Operate sumps
Operate industrial sumps used to remove excess liquid such as water or chemicals.
- Inspect sewerage systems
Determine and locate the cause of blockage in the sewerage system.