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Why SERVPRO is Phoenix’s Best Choice for Biohazard Cleanup

11/21/2019 (Permalink)

No mess is an easy mess to clean up, but biohazard cleanups and restoration are especially difficult. Biohazards due to trauma, sewage backups, chemical spills, or other biohazards can be both dangerous and emotional, which is why it’s important to work with a company that is compassionate, professional and well-trained to handle all aspects of biohazard clean up. Only specially trained disaster restoration company technicians are certified to complete this disturbing and necessary job. SERVPRO offers this critical service in our community.

Crime scene cleanup

Crime scene cleanup are the most difficult for homeowners to face. As the authorities depart from the crime scene (your home), it’s important to arrange for a biohazardous cleanup of your Phoenix home. Our highly trained trauma and crime scene cleanup division helps you with this challenging task. Our technicians are trained to follow all federal, state, and local rules to keep both you and the work crew members safe until the job is complete. When a crime happens in your home, understanding how to handle the situation is critical. Our technicians know that nothing can be touched until an official inquiry is conducted and completed. If the scene resulted in a situation where there might be blood and other bodily fluids and tissues, they understand that potential bloodborne pathogens may be present, and take great care to handle the situation carefully and professionally, following Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines. SERVPRO ensures that all technicians attending to the cleanup of a crime scene have the appropriate training and certifications.
Sewage backups

Similar to crime scenes, fecal and other matter that may occur in a home after a backup needs to be handled carefully, understanding that cleanup also needs to involved potential odor control. As a matter of fact, Sewer backups should be considered an emergency since the water may contain viruses, bacteria, and other microbes that cause serious illnesses. SERVPRO of Central Phoenix’s trained technicians know there are three types of water that they may be dealing with: clean water, grey water and black water. Grey water, considered a category 2 contaminated water, may contain bacteria and viruses. Black water, considered a category 3 contaminated water, is extremely contaminated and could cause severe illness or death if ingested. Any contact should be avoided. Examples include flooding from rivers or streams, water from beyond the toilet trap, water from the toilet bowl with feces, or standing water that has begun to support microbial growth. Sewer backups and similar conditions should be handled immediately. With SERVPRO’s 24-hour emergency services, consumers have a place to turn to in Phoenix.

Chemical spills and other biohazards

Believe it or not, chemical spills do happen in the home! Exposure to chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences. A failure to properly remove such substances from your home as quickly as possible can contribute to an unhealthy and dangerous situation. SERVPRO of Central Phoenix is trained to safely remove biohazards and dispose of them properly in accordance with OSHA and health regulations. They are equipped with the necessary safety apparatus and cleaning products and can help transform these unhealthy environments back into clean, safe homes and offices. If you experience a chemical spill in your home, do not try to do clean up on your own! It’s important to call a trained professional

Should the unthinkable happen and you need biohazard cleanup, contact SERVPRO of Central Phoenix at (602) 386-4268. Everyone on staff will help you out during this difficult time.

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