Recent Biohazard Posts

What You Need To Know About Biohazard

6/16/2019 (Permalink)

Biohazard is a broad term and is used to describe several things. By definition a biohazard is anything that is a risk to human health or the environment. For 35 years SERVPRO of St. Augustine has helped  home owners and businesses with fire, smoke and water damage clean up.  But did you know that SERVPRO of St. Augustine professionals are trained and certified in Bio-Hazard clean up?  Here are some helpful tips on what to do until help arrives if you experience crime scene, vandalism or bio-hazard damage in your home or business.

VANDALISM DAMAGE

DO:

·         Hose or wash egg damage from your building exterior as soon as possible

·         Vacuum glass particles from carpets

·         Save containers which reveal the ingredients of spilled inks, cosmetics and paints

DON’T

·         Don’t attempt to remove ink, paint or cosmetic stains.

·         Operate damage lamps or appliances

·         Discard furniture wood chips, broken pieces from porcelain, furniture or art objects.

Harmful Waste

(Sewage, bloodborne pathogens, etc.)

DO:

·         Stay out of affected areas

·         Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening

·         Treat all bodily fluids as if they are contaminated.

DON’T

·         Attempt cleanup of any kind

·         Touch or handle items that might be contaminated with bodily fluids.

These Emergency Tips will assist you in taking the proper actions until SERVPRO of St. Augustine professionals arrive to your home or business.

Please follow these Dos and DON’Ts to help reduce damage and increase the chances of a successful restoration.  Call us at 904-829-0665 for assistance with any Bio-Hazard cleanup.  We are available to serve all St. Augustine residents and businesses.

Biohazard Can Mean Many Things

5/2/2019 (Permalink)

Just what exactly is a biohazard job ?

Biohazard can be many things. Blood, urine, body fluids and excrement. Most often it is a crime scene or accident. Not something anyone wants to think about and Nobody ever thinks this will happen to them, but sometimes it does and when it does SERVPRO St. Augustine is here to help.

After the police have finished processing a crime or accident scene in St. Augustine, the cleaning and restoration process can begin. Many times, crime and accident scenes have blood and other biohazard contaminants that pose a serious health risk.

Police and homeowners rely on professional services that are equipped to handle crime scene cleanup. 

SERVPRO of St. Augustine's technicians follow OSHA and EPA protocols to help transform an unsafe environment back to a clean, safe home or office.  We will always treat your property and everyone involved with the utmost respect and empathy in these difficult circumstances.  

Some common trauma and crime scene scenarios are:

Bloodborne Pathogens

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals remove and dispose of bodily fluids, tissue and other potentially pathogenic substances resulting from accident, trauma, crime or death. Trained SERVPRO Franchise Professionals clean, disinfect and deodorize the structure.

Crime Scene Residues

From fingerprint powder and evidence-gathering chemicals to tear gas and pepper spray residues, SERVPRO Franchise Professionals can clean and restore your property after a crime scene investigation.

If you find yourself wondering what to do in the event of a trauma or crime scene, call SERVPRO of St. Augustine to take care of your cleanup needs.  (904) 829-0665

Cleaning Up a Biohazard

6/19/2018 (Permalink)

Accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. SERVPRO of St. Augustine is here to help you with all of your home and business property damage and restoration needs. Our professionals are trained and EPA certified to handle all types of bio-hazardous waste and disposal. Services range from suicide, crime scene and vandalism clean-up, to homicide and accidental death. Biohazard includes sewage cleanup and a host of different sanitation clean up services. Our biohazard services also include filth cleanup and hoarder cleanup services.


SERVPRO of St. Augustine is ready at all times. We work with experience, skill and most importantly, compassion. We're on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week because your property and peace of mind is important to us. Call 904-829-0665 today for a quote.

Biohazard Can Include Many Things

5/3/2018 (Permalink)

Biohazard can be many things. Blood, urine, body fluids and excrement. Most often it is a crime scene or accident. Not something anyone wants to think about and Nobody ever thinks this will happen to them, but sometimes it does and when it does SERVPRO St. Augustine is here to help.

After the police have finished processing a crime or accident scene in St. Augustine, the cleaning and restoration process can begin. Many times, crime and accident scenes have blood and other biohazard contaminants that pose a serious health risk.

Police and homeowners rely on professional services that are equipped to handle crime scene cleanup. 

SERVPRO of St. Augustine's technicians follow OSHA and EPA protocols to help transform an unsafe environment back to a clean, safe home or office.  We will always treat your property and everyone involved with the utmost respect and empathy in these difficult circumstances.  

Some common trauma and crime scene scenarios are:

Bloodborne Pathogens

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals remove and dispose of bodily fluids, tissue and other potentially pathogenic substances resulting from accident, trauma, crime or death. Trained SERVPRO Franchise Professionals clean, disinfect and deodorize the structure.

Crime Scene Residues

From fingerprint powder and evidence-gathering chemicals to tear gas and pepper spray residues, SERVPRO Franchise Professionals can clean and restore your property after a crime scene investigation.

If you find yourself wondering what to do in the event of a trauma or crime scene, call SERVPRO of St. Augustine to take care of your cleanup needs.  (904) 829-0665

St. Augustine Biohazard

2/20/2018 (Permalink)

Most of our customers are unaware that we also clean biohazard. Biohazard can include blood, body fluids, animal feces etc. Accidents can happen anywhere and at any time. SERVPRO of St. Augustine is here to help you with all of your home or business property damage restoration needs. Our professional technicians are trained to handle all types of biohazard waste disposal. Services range from suicide, crime scene and vandalism, homicide and accidental death cleanup to sewage cleanup and a host of different sanitation clean up services. Our biohazard property restoration services also include filth cleanup and packrat cleanup services.
SERVPRO of St. Augustine technicians are highly trained in rapid response. We work with experience, skill and most importantly, compassion. We're on call 24 hours a day, 7 days because your property and peace of mind depend on it! Call 904-829-0665 now!

Cleaning Up A Crime

2/20/2018 (Permalink)

Not something anyone wants to think about and Nobody ever thinks this will happen to them, but sometimes it does and when it does SERVPRO St. Augustine is here to help.

After the police have finished processing a crime or accident scene in St. Augustine, the cleaning and restoration process can begin. Many times, crime and accident scenes have blood and other biohazard contaminants that pose a serious health risk.

Police and homeowners rely on professional services that are equipped to handle crime scene cleanup. 

SERVPRO of St. Augustine's technicians follow OSHA and EPA protocols to help transform an unsafe environment back to a clean, safe home or office.  We will always treat your property and everyone involved with the utmost respect and empathy in these difficult circumstances.  

Some common trauma and crime scene scenarios are:

Bloodborne Pathogens

SERVPRO Franchise Professionals remove and dispose of bodily fluids, tissue and other potentially pathogenic substances resulting from accident, trauma, crime or death. Trained SERVPRO Franchise Professionals clean, disinfect and deodorize the structure.

Crime Scene Residues

From fingerprint powder and evidence-gathering chemicals to tear gas and pepper spray residues, SERVPRO Franchise Professionals can clean and restore your property after a crime scene investigation.

If you find yourself wondering what to do in the event of a trauma or crime scene, call SERVPRO of St. Augustine to take care of your cleanup needs.  (904) 829-0665

Bio-Hazard Tips for St. Augustine Homes and Businesses

6/3/2016 (Permalink)

For 35 years SERPVRO of St. Augustine has helped St. Augustine and St. Johns County home owners and businesses with fire, smoke and water damage clean up.  But did you know that SERVPRO of St. Augustine professionals are trained and certified in Bio-Hazard clean up?  Here are some helpful tips on what to do until help arrives if you experience crime scene, vandalism or bio-hazard damage in your home or business.

VANDLISM DAMAGE

DO:

·         Hose or wash egg damage from your building exterior as soon as possible

·         Vacuum glass particles from carpets

·         Save containers which reveal the ingredients of spilled inks, cosmetics and paints

DON’T

·         Don’t attempt to remove ink, paint or cosmetic stains.

·         Operate damage lamps or appliances

·         Discard furniture wood chips, broken pieces from porcelain, furniture or art objects.

Harmful Waste

(Sewage, bloodborne pathogens, etc.)

DO:

·         Stay out of affected areas

·         Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening

·         Treat all bodily fluids as if they are contaminated.

DON’T

·         Attempt cleanup of any kind

·         Touch or handle items that might be contaminated with bodily fluids.

These Emergency Tips will assist you in taking the proper actions until SERVPRO of St. Augustine professionals arrive to your home or business.

Please follow these Dos and DON’Ts to help reduce damage and increase the chances of a successful restoration.  Call SERVPRO of St. Augustine at 904-829-0665 for assistance with any Bio-Hazard cleanup.  We are available 24/7/365 to serve all St. Augustine and St. Johns County residents and businesses.