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Why Choose PuroClean of Northwest Fort Worth

PuroClean restoration professionals are licensed, insured, and certified to remediate biohazard environments safely and in accordance with all applicable laws and standards. We understand that some events may be sensitive and must be handled with compassion and discretion. We bring a sense of calm back to those impacted, whether the loss is in a home, commercial property or business office.

Respectful

We treat biohazard-damaged property as if it were our own. Our technicians clean every affected item respectfully and professionally, from your floors to your walls.

High Standards

PuroClean uses Environmental Protection Agency-registered, safe products to provide protection that prevents contamination and minimize the risk of spreading pathogens.

Compassionate

We understand the trauma you and your loved ones are facing. PuroClean rescues properties with compassion and care.

Innovative

PuroClean RapidDefense™ is the best way to sanitize public areas. Our system helps stop the spread of pathogen-based illnesses, such as Influenza and Norovirus.

Traumatic events or accidents that may have resulted in injury or death, need the services of certified biohazard cleanup professionals. This biohazard cleaning consists of the thorough cleansing and application of EPA approved hospital grade disinfectants and then thoroughly deodorizing the premises. Chemical spills, blood, and human or animal remains are situations of biohazard materials that call for professional remediation.

Biohazard Cleanup Services Include

  • Blood and Bodily Fluid Remediation
  • Virus Decontamination and Protection
  • Sewage Cleanup and Sanitation
  • Deodorization and Odor Control
  • Crime Scene Cleanup
  • Hoarding Cleanup

Bear in mind that state employees aren’t required to clean crime scenes. When Police and investigators have completed gathering their evidence, the responsibility falls to the property owner to arrange biohazard cleaning professionals. Only after police have collected all evidence and have re-opened the scene can biohazard cleanup technicians start their work.

The Blood Or Other Potentially Infectious Materials Standard

In 1991, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a standard to protect workers from the risk of blood or other possibly infectious materials (BOPIM). Infectious pathogens include the Hepatitis B virus, HIV, the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and many others.

Nearly 5.6 million employees are helped by this standard in healthcare jobs and related occupations, and includes biohazard restoration companies as well. The BOPIM standard also covers the biohazard cleaning and restoration industry.

The BOPIM standard also has a few requirements, as follows:

  • Proper handling, transport and disposal of hazardous medical waste materials
  • Using appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Using work practice controls
  • Conduct a Health and Safety Assessment (OSHA requirement)
  • Record keeping
  • Mandatory training
  • Specific required vaccinations

Common Biohazard Situations

  • Blood and bodily fluid
  • Suicide or death
  • Crime or homicide scenes
  • Coronavirus contamination
  • Chemical hazards
  • Animal waste or remains
  • Hoarding scenes

Every time abatement specialists handle potentially hazardous materials, they are doing so at significant risk. Thus, following correct proper training and safety procedures are very important. This is necessary not only for their own individual safety but also for the individuals who will reside in the property after the biohazard remediation is complete.

Is Certification Required to Perform Biohazard Cleanup?

To be employed as a biohazard specialist, a certification is not required. However, biohazard specialists are obligated to wear correct PPE when working in areas with bloodborne pathogens. The state of Georgia recently put into law which affects any business providing cleanup services related to traumatic event locations and crime scene cleaning and restoration. Therefore, you should refer to local city, state, and federal laws that could call for special licensing or have certain laws in place for licensing requirements, background checks, fingerprinting or more factors that may apply to biohazard cleanup companies.

PPE ensures the safety of technicians and happens to be the last line of protection. This equipment protects the skin, eyes, mouth, nose and other body parts from coming into contact to hazardous material. The extent of PPE used on each job may be different on different projects. However, PPE should always include full face protection, cut resistant and nitrile gloves, properly assigned waterproof coveralls as well as a respirator.

Reputable restoration companies provide biohazard restoration training for employees. Learning OSHA’s on-the-job safety methods for handling biohazard waste is a significant part in the training. The technician’s training greatly lessens the risk of potential lawsuits or injuries from accidents.

PuroClean Biohazard Cleanup Procedures

  • The first step of the remediation crew is to inspect and flag all areas that need biohazard cleanup, perform a health and safety assessment, and identify the scope of the biohazard cleanup. When the specialists have a plan mapped out, restoration begins immediately
  • All technicians will take precautions to ensure their safety and the safety of anyone close to the biohazard affected locations.
  • The crew will then remove and dispose of all possibly infectious materials from your property.
  • OSHA rules dictate exactly the way hazardous medical waste should be handled. For example: spinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic fluid, and any additional bodily fluids are carefully handled and relocated to a licensed hazardous medical waste incinerator.
  • According to state regulations and industry guidelines, technicians are required to eradicate porous materials like fabric and carpeting that cannot be sufficiently cleaned.
  • Non-porous items that can be salvaged will be cleaned with hospital grade cleaning products. If these items are non-restorable, our technicians will remove and dispose of these items.
  • Following the cleaning process, technicians deodorize all affected areas and return these areas to pre-contamination shape and appearance. One thing to do that proves areas are completely cleaned and ready again for occupancy is to have a licensed industrial Hygienist conduct clearance testing.
  • Odors can normally be controlled by the eradication of unsalvageable contaminated materials and by washing items with hospital-grade cleaning products. However, difficult situations may call for additional procedures of deodorization to accomplish success.

Biohazard Cleanup Services Provided with Empathy

As with any sort of property damage, PuroClean restoration professionals ensure that any actions do not worsen your feeling of loss of the property owners. PuroClean proprietors and technicians are exceptionally sensitive, understanding that those involved may be emotionally vulnerable. When working with this type of restoration, it is imperative to always show extra care and compassion. PuroClean technicians sympathize with all materially focused individuals working through these traumatic events.

The PuroClean RapidDefense™ Program

The RapidDefense™ Program by PuroClean is the absolute most efficient way to clean, which involves using of EPA approved hospital-grade disinfectants in public locations. This cleaning process helps halt the spread of pathogen-based sickness germs, like Influenza, Norovirus, and the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). These cleaning methods use Environmental Protection Agency-registered, safe cleaning solutions to give up to three months of safe-guard against pathogens. Contact PuroClean before an outbreak occurs, and to help you to maintain the cleanest premises possible.

For Biohazard Cleaning Services, Call PuroClean!

When in need of biohazard restoration services, call the PuroClean professionals to clean and remediate the contaminated areas. Our technicians use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to effectively remediate the affected areas.

The quality of our restoration services, the quickness that we deliver these services, and the compassion of our team throughout this difficult time, helps to make us your ideal biohazard damage restoration choice. We vow to do whatever it takes to restore and rescue properties in all of the towns, cities, and communities with our service area.

*As not all PuroClean offices offer biohazard cleaning services, please contact the PuroClean home office at 1-800-775-7876 to help you find a PuroClean location that may be able to help you.

Cleaning and application of hospital grade cleaners of frequently touched objects and surfaces are the recommended actions to aid in stopping the spread of respiratory diseases, like coronavirus. Since any surface can be re-contaminated after cleaning, and because the coronavirus is also spread person-to-person, PuroClean’s cleaning services are not guaranteed to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html) for more information regarding coronavirus, its spread, and prevention.

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