Examples of Biohazard
SERVPRO of Citrus Heights/Roseville and Carmichael assists homeowners and business owners with many service needs, one service need that we help with that is often misunderstood is biohazard cleanup. Our team is often asked what does a biohazard entail and what is the severity of the concern. According to the Oxford Dictionary, biohazard is defined as a risk to human health or the environment arising from biological work, especially with microorganisms.
Biohazards can be found just about anywhere and can be very dangerous.
Examples of Biohazard Situations
- Sewage backups
- Crime scene residues
- Suicide/death accidents
- Homicide cleanups
- Blood cleanup
- Accident cleanup
- Hoarding scenes
- Animal waste/remains
- Chemical spills
- Tear gas cleanup
- Meth lab cleanup
Common Biohazard Events
Sewage backup happens when there is an obstruction or damage that prevents wastewater from draining properly away from the structure.
Bodily fluids, tissues, and other potentially pathogenic substances resulting from trauma, crime or death.
Illegal Drug Manufacturing Labs / Meth Labs
Chemicals used to produce illegal drugs such as “meth” can leave harmful residues throughout the home or building in use.
SERVPRO of Carmichael/Roseville and Citrus Heights follow federal and state guidelines to properly clean biohazard events. We are available 24 hours and 7 days a week.