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8/23/2023 (Permalink)

Workers in biohazard costume removing dirt from sofa in house Need help navigating a sensitive biohazard situation? SERVPRO of Charles County/Oxon Hill is “Here to Help” in your time of need.

In challenging times, you don't have to face hazmat, trauma, or crime scene cleanup alone. SERVPRO® is here to lend a helping hand. We understand that these situations require expertise, experience, and the utmost respect for everyone involved. Our dedicated professionals approach every task with empathy and reverence, even in the toughest circumstances.

The Cleanup Process

Once the authorities finish their investigation at a crime scene, the cleanup and restoration process can commence. This involves a thorough examination of your property to determine the necessary equipment and cleaning materials.

It's crucial to note that traumatic events often involve biological and chemical contaminants. Ensuring that the restoration process complies with government, environmental, and health regulations is paramount. Our professionals handle this with the utmost care, prioritizing the safety of you, your property, and all those living or working there. We are not only physically prepared but also mentally equipped to handle biohazard, trauma, and crime scene cleanup with professionalism and sensitivity.

Understanding Biohazards in Your Home

Biohazards are invisible to the naked eye and can be found in substances like floodwaters and sewage. These may contain harmful elements such as bacteria, fungi, mold, parasites, and viruses. Even though we can't see them, these unseen hazards can pose health risks.

Examples of biohazards in your home include bodily fluids from people or animals, items that have come into direct contact with these fluids, and sharp objects like syringes, broken glass, and knives. These items can carry viruses and bacteria that can make us sick.

Ensuring Home Safety

It's essential to educate our families, especially children, about these potential dangers. When items like gloves, towels, or clothing come into contact with biohazards, they become unsafe and require special attention. In some cases, items like body parts from humans or animals can also be biohazards. It's always best to let professionals handle these situations, as they can be risky for both our physical and emotional well-being.

Keep in mind that biohazards can enter our bodies through various means, including absorption, ingestion, inhalation, injection, or even a simple scrape or cut. If you're unsure whether you're dealing with a potential biohazard in your home, don't hesitate to reach out to us.

The well-being and safety of your family are our top priorities. We're here to ensure it at SERVPRO of Charles County/Oxon Hill.