What is Biohazard Cleaning?
Found on the long list of professional Cleaning Services that we offer is “biohazard,” a service whose meaning may not be immediately apparent. What is biohazard cleaning and what does it entail? Why is it important to remediate biohazard situations as quickly as possible? All of these questions and more will be answered in this blog.
What Is a Biohazard?
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a biohazard is defined as “a biological agent or condition that is a hazard to humans or the environment.” These agents and substances may include bodily fluids, animal waste, and microbiological waste. Because these agents may present dangers to health, our Biohazard Cleanup and Restoration Services aim to quickly remove and properly dispose of biohazards.
Examples of Biohazard Cleaning Scenarios
Now that we understand what biohazards entail and why it is critical to properly dispose of them in a timely manner, let’s consider potential scenarios in which biohazard cleaning may be required. Some of these scenarios, such as tear gas cleanup, crime scene residues, and chemical spills, are rarely found in residential and commercial properties. Sewage backups and accident cleanup are much more common. However, whatever the severity of your property’s biohazard damage, our biohazard cleanup specialists are prepared with the tools to carefully restore your home or business to its previous condition.
In Need of Biohazard Cleanup Services? Call SERVPRO
We understand that biohazard situations can often be traumatic and emotional experiences, which is why we strive to empathize with our customers and handle every biohazard job with the utmost care. Trust SERVPRO of Hunt Valley and Harford County’s team of highly-trained biohazard cleaning professionals and specialized resources to remove your home or business’ biohazard situation in accordance with OSHA and health guidelines as quickly as possible. Call us at (410) 229-0012 at the first sign of any biohazard scenario, as we are available at any time of day with our 24-Hour Emergency Service. In the stressful moments before help arrives, consider our Biohazard Emergency Tips, which can help you safely navigate the situation and prevent health risks until our team reaches your location.