A biohazard is a biological material or infectious agent that presents a health risk to humans, animals, or the environment. Being in contact with these materials or agents poses the threat of exposure to hazardous pathogens.
The cleaning of these scenes/situations holds an inherent risk of contamination, therefore only professionals with the proper protective gear, equipment, and cleaning chemicals should be involved.
All DAI techs have been trained in the necessity and proper use of PPE, keeping the health and safety of their customers and staff first priority above all else.
In the handling of a traumatic event, DAI understands the emotional and sometimes overwhelming reaction to such an experience. We are here for you and will handle the cleanup process with care and compassion while keeping your privacy and dignity preserved.
DAI will dispatch a crew of certified biohazard technicians to your property to evaluate and document the affected areas.
Once the site is cleared and the work is ready to begin, DAI will contain the affected areas and establish an area to apply their personal protective equipment before removing anything from the affected areas.
DAI’s certified technicians will remove and sanitize any affected material or surface within the contaminated area, and discard in appropriate receptacles following local and state guidelines.
DAI RESTORE is a full circle company, meaning if you require assistance in reconstructing your property after the affected materials have been removed and treated, then we can help facilitate those next steps.
Our team at DAI is here with you every step of the process. We document the entire process, providing you, and all parties involved, with a detailed record of events. This is to ensure client satisfaction, as well as to demonstrate the protocol involved and the measures taken to achieve the final outcome.
BIO HAZARD FAQ’s
- Bloodborne and/or Airborne pathogens
- Bodily fluids and secretions
- Chemical hazards (e.g. oil spills)
- Crime scene aftermath
- Viral and infectious disease contamination
- Human remains (or waste)
- Animal remains (or waste)
- Unattended death or Suicide
- Biohazard material removal
- Forensic Cleanup
- Medical waste Removal
There are many reasons why you want to call a professional cleaning company to perform a biohazard cleanup or a crime scene cleanup.
The most important is to protect loved ones from a contaminated area, or in the event of commercial space incidents, to ensure the safety of employees. Our trained technicians will contain and clean the affected areas, saving you time and energy while we deal with the stressful event that has taken place.
Depending on the nature of the case, using a professional cleaning service will minimize the risk of mental fatigue, stress, and trauma to survivors, families, friends, or employees that have been affected by the incident.
When dealing with biohazard and trauma clean ups DAI is aware of the local and state regulations and ensures we follow their protocol on disposal of contaminated debris or content.
Always wear some sort of gloves and any other protective cover-all gear if possible. Be certain not to rub your eyes when dealing with hazardous material. If there are any needles, syringes, blades, scissors, suture equipment, broken glass or test tubes, or any sharp material that could contain human blood or a pathogen (AKA SHARPS) they should be stored in a leak proof hard container. After cleaning the affected area, whether you encountered the substance or not, it is vital to wash your hands thoroughly with disinfectant soap and warm water. When completed cleaning the affected areas of its biohazardous material, it is crucial that you dispose of all your safety equipment by placing it in a plastic bag and sealing it.