Biohazard Cleanup

biohazard

biohazard

biohazard

    

Biohazard cleanup is any situation that deals with the cleaning up of blood or other infectious materials. Special precautions need to be taken to safeguard against blood borne pathogens (diseases transmitted via blood) such as HIV/ AIDS, Hepatitis A, B & C, tuberculoses and other infectious pathogens.

RESTORx  personnel have been personally trained and are fully aware of OSHA's requirements in biohazard cleanup, resulting in safe handling of blood and other potentially infectious materials.

RESTORx has 24-hour emergency number and will respond quickly. We understand that quicker is better when it comes to responding to both the health risks and the emotional turmoil of a trauma scene. While you wait for a professional to arrive you can protect your health by following these tips:

What to do in a

Biohazard Cleanup situation? 

  1. Call our experts to assist you.
  2. Do not attempt to clean up the area yourself- it is not worth the risk. 
  3. Leave the windows closed and the structure secure. We will handle the odor.
  4. Strongly discourage anyone form sorting through belongings until the area is made safe.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: 

Q. Can I just use my regular cleaning or janitorial service for biohazard cleanup of blood or bodily fluids?

A: Not unless your regular cleaning or janitorial service has been properly trained and equipped to handle biohazard cleanup and waste such as blood or bodily fluids, and has a legal place to dispose of the recovered biohazardous waste.

Q: Who pays for bio-recovery services?

A: In most cases home, business or auto insurance will pay for bio-recovery services. Ultimately the property owner is responsible for the cost of the service. (We will bill the insurance company directly for you).

Q: Can I have an employee of my business clean the scene?

A: Federal Regulation 29cfr1910.1030 states that no employee can be placed in a position to be exposed to biohazard cleanup of blood spills without first:

  1. Receiving Blood Borne Pathogen (bbp) training.
  2. Having a written BBP exposure control plan.
  3. Having been provided personal protective equipment.
  4. Having been offered Hepatitis B vaccine and exposure evaluation and follow-up.
  5. Being provided with a method to remove and properly store the bio-hazardous waste in properly marked containers for disposal at an approved site.

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