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Biohazard cleanup involves cleaning, sanitizing, and deodorizing areas where an accident, death, or injury has occurred. Dealing with biohazards means that a biohazard cleaner is typically dealing with human remains, blood, animal remains, chemical spills, and much more. The state is never responsible for Biohazard Cleaning of a crime space so as soon as the police are done with the investigation process and have taken / collected the evidence from the crime place, it is up to the owner of the place/property to find some cleaning team who can provide biohazard cleaning services.

Biohazard Cleanup Services

Empathetic and experienced professionals restore your property or areas following a biohazard event or a crime provides below mentioned services.

  • Virus decontamination
  • Sewage cleanup
  • Hoarding cleanup
  • Sanitization
  • Deodorization and odor control
  • Blood and bodily fluid remediation
  • Crime scene cleanup
  • Virus protection

Biohazard Scenarios

  • Crime or homicide scenes
  • Hoarding scenes
  • Suicide or death
  • Mold or fungi
  • Accident
  • Medical wastes
  • Human waste or remains
  • Chemical spills
  • Black water cleanup
  • Animal waste and remains
  • Blood and bodily fluid
  • Viruses and bacteria
  • Coronavirus contamination
  • Localized disease outbreaks
  • Chemical hazards

Biohazard Cleaning Process

The events that require biohazard cleaning require competence, experience, and respect of all members involved in it.

At first, the remediation team identifies the affected areas and finds out the scope of biohazard cleanup. Once they are done with a proper plan and have finalized what to do and where to do it, their efforts actually begin as soon as possible.

Biohazard cleaners take all necessary steps regarding safety and make sure that all safety measures have been taken near the cleanup site.

They, then, remove all types of infectious materials from the site.

After removal and decontamination of non-hazardous materials, the site is sanitized in the case of salvageable materials.

After cleaning and sanitizing the site, cleaners and technicians deodorize the affected area to remove the smell. To eliminate odor, hydroxyls or ozone may be used.

Walls, doors, and flooring can be sealed in some cases to cover stains from the incidents.

Cost of Biohazard Cleaning

The cost of cleaning a crime scene can be a bit high but it depends on the type of biohazard, and the amount of time it takes to clean. The average cost of a biohazard cleans is typically between $3000 – $5000 but can be high up to $25000 or even more depending on the cleanup process, and type of hazard. Insurance of business owners and homeowners and compensation funds of victims can cover some or most of the cost that occurred during the biohazard cleaning process but the partial burden of this cost will still be on the property owner who has to cover it at any cost. The key reason why a biohazard cleaning process costs too high as compared to the traditional cleaning of a crime site is the contribution of its extensive PPE requirements, certification, the high price of disposal, and high risk to the health and safety of the cleaning team members.