Biohazard cleanup is a specialized form of cleaning necessary when there has been a death, crime scene, or other situation where hazardous materials are present. Hazardous material can include blood, bodily fluids, or potentially harmful substances. This type of cleaning requires extensive training and knowledge to efficiently clean and disinfect the area.
In most cases, only experienced staff with the appropriate training and certifications perform this type of cleaning. Due to the nature of the work and the potential for exposure to hazardous materials, it is not something that untrained individuals should attempt.
Employees in bioremediation and healthcare industries must receive specific training to protect themselves, including proper cleaning and disposing of biohazardous materials. OSHA certifies and approves employees working in these two industries.
Some states like Florida and California require certification, while others do not. However, even if your state does not require certification, it is still a good idea to hire a company like American Restoration, trained in this cleaning to ensure that it is done correctly.
When looking for a company to perform biohazard cleanup, it is important to ensure that they are properly certified and insured. Be sure to research the companies thoroughly before selecting one. Do not attempt this type of work yourself, as it can be extremely dangerous. With American Restoration, you can rest assured that any biohazard cleanup will be done safely and effectively.