Operator Compliance

All operators of UBU Environmental Ltd vehicles are required to complete a thorough 5 day induction as well as ongoing refresher training to ensure they are fully competent and meet the high standards expected by both UBU and its customers. Our bespoke programme of assessment ensures that anyone representing UBU has been given all the necessary training, information and instruction in relation to Health, Safety, Environment and Quality.

gully empty PPE

As a minimum standard, our Road Sweeper operatives will have been assessed as competent in the following areas:

  • Right to work in the UK.
  • Full driving licence checks including requirement for UK license.
  • Valid and up to date CPC demonstrating continual professional driving competence.
  •  Safe Systems of Work to support operatives and those working around them.
  • NVQ Level 2 in Road Sweeping and gully sucking operations.
  • Blue Skilled Worker CSCS card.
  • CITB touch screen health and safety test.
  • Medical questionnaire and ongoing OH reviews.




  • Calm Networks Training to ensure operatives are compliant with water authorities’ rules in relation to WO hydrants and values.
  • Awareness and training in all practicable hazards via risk assessment and the introduction of control measures to reduce those risk.
  • Minimum verbal and written standards for those who don’t have English as their first language.
  • Water Jetting Qualification upon request.
  • Confined Spaces upon request.
  • DBS Checks upon request.
  • Enhanced security checks upon request.

Our full employee assessment covers:


  Safe use of the Road Sweeper and all associated equipment including gully sucking and jet washing.

  Reversing avoidance and use of reversing aids including Banksperson.

  Safe use of hydrants.

  Defect Reporting and daily checks including VOSA training DVD.

  Environmental compliance training.

  Driver behaviour and highway rules.

  Site Health and Safety Including COSHH.



Adherence to all company policies and procedures.

  Outdoor and lone Working.

  Asbestos Awareness.

  Control of Noise and Dust.

  PPE selection, use and storage.

  Customer Service.

  Journey Planning.

  Waste transfer Facility and duty of care.

  Ongoing assessment and review.