Disgust as road worker is caught 'urinating' in Scunthorpe DRIVEWAYMarch 12, 2022
Disgust as road worker is caught ‘urinating’ in Scunthorpe family’s DRIVEWAY as firm apologises, says it will discipline worker and offers to JET WASH the area clean
- Resident on ‘quiet’ Scunthorpe street recorded the EC Surfacing Ltd employee
- Workman can be seen emerging behind his van appearing to do up his trousers
- Shocked neighbours gave their views on the clip which has been shared online
Residents on a ‘quiet street’ have been left disgusted by a contracted road worker who was spotted urinating on a customer’s driveway.
An eagle-eyed neighbour on the residential street in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, recorded the incident on his mobile phone after he saw the worker, from EC Surfacing Ltd, relieving himself on Thursday 10 March at 1.10pm.
The company has since apologised to both residents and the council for the action of the worker, who they intend to discipline, and they will clean the area with a jet wash.
In the video, as his colleagues are working in a nearby street, the workman can be seen emerging from behind the van appearing to do up his trousers.
The van later moves off to reveal a puddle of urine streaming down the driveway.
But shocked residents gave their views on the clip which has been circulating on social media.
Louise Andrew, 43, said: ‘I’m horrified by what this man has done. We live on a quiet street and I couldn’t believe someone could do this.
‘Has he not been potty trained to use a toilet like everyone else? It’s disgusting that he would do that in the first place.’
Rajidapa Singh, 52, said: ‘This is just dirty. Does this man have any shame?
‘I wouldn’t urinate in public because I was brought up with manners and values. Do they not have portable toilets to use?’
Residents on a ‘quiet street’ in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, have been left disgusted by a contracted road worker who was spotted urinating on a customer’s driveway (pictured, the puddle of urine streaming down the driveway)
In the video, as his colleagues are working in a nearby street, the man gets out of the van before standing behind its door to urinate
However, Connor Abbett, 29, said: ‘Give the guy a break. He must have been desperate to have a wee so that’s where he did his business.
‘Those guys have to work long hours and I can’t see any toilets available from that video. I’ve been there myself when I’ve needed to go so badly that I might burst and gone behind a tree.
‘Maybe I agree that he shouldn’t have done it by someone’s garage. I think the best bit is when you can see the mark where he’s had a wee on the floor after the tipper leaves. No doubting he’s done what he did.’
The workman can be seen emerging from behind the van’s door, where he was relieving himself, appearing to do up his trousers. The van later moves off to reveal a puddle of urine streaming down the driveway
EC Surfacing Ltd is a company that provides road surfacing and road planning and has worked for the likes of North Lincolnshire Council, Hull City Council and Sheffield Council in the past.
A spokesperson for EC Surfacing Ltd said: ‘We would like to offer our sincere apologies for the lack of care and general decency shown by one of our employees.
‘The behaviour falls well below the standards we demand of our employees; we are sorry that this has happened.
‘We will ensure appropriate disciplinary action will be taken and have since sent a mechanical road sweeper with a high-powered jet wash to clean the entire area.
‘We will also further reinforce, company-wide, the importance of maintaining appropriate behaviour at all times.
EC Surfacing Ltd provides road surfacing and road planning, and has worked for the likes of North Lincolnshire Council, Hull City Council and Sheffield Council in the past. A spokesperson said of the video: ‘We would like to offer our sincere apologies for the lack of care and general decency shown by one of our employees’
‘We have worked in North Lincolnshire for the last decade surfacing thousands of miles of road and paths and take very seriously our responsibly to the communities in the area which comes with that.
‘We would like to apologise to the residents of Searby Road, particularly the family whose driveway it was, and to North Lincolnshire Council.
‘This will not happen again.’
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