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22nd October 2019


Remember Remember – Even if it’s Not the 5th of November…

At Metro Rod, we pride ourselves on adhering to the highest health and safety standards on every single job we attend. Whether we are working at a hospital, such as Watford General, or attending a household, clearing a blocked drain or carrying out a CCTV survey, all our engineers are trained to the highest standard.

You can be assured of the emphasis we place on health preservation, the safety of our employees, and the high standards we adhere to, by reading the Metro Rod Health and Safety Standard below.

Whilst we are proudly telling you about our commitment to safety, and with the 5th November looming, it’s really important for everyone to be aware of the health and safety issues surrounding fireworks. That is why we have included the ROSPA (ROYAL SOCIETY OF THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS) poster for you here.

In the same way that we are always fully aware of health and safety issues when attending a blocked drain, please familiarise yourself with the bullet points below if you are hosting or attending fireworks next month.


Metro Rod Health and Safety Standards:

We are aware of our obligations under legal statutes and recognise that to be a successful company we need to place health preservation and the safety of our employees, contractors, franchisees, clients, public and others at the forefront of our operational thinking and planning.

In support of this, Metro Rod has developed a vision, which is;

“To be an industry leader in safety, health, environmental and quality performance, through resilient management systems and positive leadership, supported by no-compromise attitudes and behaviours, which instills a pride in our colleagues and partners.”

To help achieve this, our management system and processes are based upon HSG65 – Managing for Health and Safety and ISO standards e.g. ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS18001
Metro Rod has adopted these principles as illustrated below:

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Whether we are unblocking drains or carrying out a CCTV survey, Metro Rod is committed to continuously developing and implementing industry-leading health, safety, environment and quality procedures and processes throughout our work activities. These enable our people, partners and those we touch to be safe and healthy, whilst ensuring the protection of the environment and delivering quality to our customers. Metro Rod is supported by a dedicated team of safety professionals who support and advise our teams.

At Metro Rod Bedford we are proud of the technical ability and capability of our super-professional engineer team and never forget that our primary purpose is to take away any problems or difficulties for our customers. We are experts at clearing blocked drains but we can also carry out CCTV drainage surveys, remove graffiti, clear gutters and offer emergency plumbing.

There are a number of ways you can contact us:

Call us on 01582 666543.

Call our emergency helpline on 0800 668800, 24 hours a day.

Email us [email protected]


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We are always happy to arrange a free site assessment and no obligation quotations for any work you might need. Alternatively, you can call our emergency hotline number on 0800 66 88 00

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