Biohazard cleaning involves the cleaning, sanitizing and deodorizing of a site where a violent crime, suicide or traumatic accident has occurred.
Because of the potential emotional and physical risks involved, biohazard cleaning can take its toll on many workers. While there are no certifications required, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) does require any employee at risk of being exposed to bloodborne pathogens to complete training in bloodborne pathogens personal protective equipment (PPE).
Biohazard Cleaning Services
BELFOR Environmental has an elite staff of field technicians who are trained and prepared to do biohazard cleaning – 365 days a year. It is our mission to safely and thoroughly clean the site with compassion and confidentiality. The ultimate goal is return the site to a habitable condition.
Our biohazard cleaning process involves the following stages:
- Containment and cleanup
We provide biohazard cleaning for, but not limited to:
- Viruses and Infectious Diseases
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Chemical Spills
- Industrial Accidents
- Sewage Backups
Viruses and Infectious Diseases
BELFOR Environmental provides biohazard cleaning services for a broad range of viruses and infectious diseases including, but not limited to:
- Influenza (Flu)
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
- Legionnaires' Disease
Bloodborne pathogens are infectious microorganisms in human blood that can cause disease in humans. If you have experienced a needle stick or sharps injury, or were exposed to the blood or other body fluid of someone else, you are at risk of being exposed to a bloodborne pathogen. Bloodborne pathogens can also be found at crime scenes and suicide sites.
BELFOR Environmental provides biohazard cleaning services for most bloodborne pathogens, including the most common and concerning:
- Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV/AIDS)
- Hepatitis B virus (HBV)
- Hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Chemical Spills and Industrial Accidents
Biohazard cleaning is commonly needed for chemical spills and industrial accidents. Trauma involving injury or death may occur when handling chemicals, using machinery, operating vehicles, or working with electrical components. BELFOR Environmental is on call 365 days a year to provide emergency spill response and biohazard cleaning services for any type of accident or loss involving chemicals and industrial facilities.
Sewage backups are common. The cleanup seems relatively simple but contaminated water and waste can be potentially dangerous to your health – even life-threatening.
If your property or facility has been exposed to biohazards or affected by industrial accidents, trust the HAZMAT professionals at BELFOR Environmental. Call 1-800-930-0011.