When a sewer line is blocked, the sewage that is thick and dark can be dangerous to your health. This sewer waste is extremely unsanitary, containing contaminants such as bacteria, viruses and pathogens. All of these contaminants can pose a serious health risk and lead to many illnesses if humans or animals are exposed. If it happens that you suffer a sewage backup on the property of your home or business, or a toilet backup in either location, fixing either one is of the highest importance. Having this dirty sewer waste in your home is dangerous and should be removed as soon as possible. Also, to know what is causing the sewer obstruction may aid in preventing this potentially hazardous situation. To help you in handling sewage backups in your home or business, following is a list of things that can help:
The PuroClean method for cleaning and remediating Category 3 water, which is sewer and tainted water backup cleaning and restoration as set forth by IICRC industry regulations, consisting of:
1. Ensure all personnel and occupants remain safe by limiting access to the site to restoration employees only in order to prevent any health-related issues.
2. Health and Safety survey and assessment of the workplace.
3. Be positive that all restoration workers are equipped with the appropriate personal protection equipment (PPE). This includes but is not limited to:
4. Put engineering controls in place, as well as critical barriers if needed to stop any cross-contamination from occurring.
5. Eradicating all potential dangers and safety risks if possible.
6. Bulk water, soil, and contaminates removal
7. Removal of all contaminated porous and semi-porous materials that are not able to be saved, which can consist of but are not limited to:
8. Cleaning procedures implemented, as well as the use of EPA registered biocides and antimicrobials
9. Physical cleaning of all remaining structure items
10. A third-party Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is recommended to perform clearance testing, to ensure the building is returned to a pre-loss condition for health and safety.
11. All materials affected by water to be dried and returned to pre-loss state
12. Post restoration cleaning of all tools and machinery used
13. All materials from demolition work removed completely
Reach out to the PuroClean specialists for sewage abatement, cleaning and restoration. Whether it’s from a stopped up toilet, flood waters or sewer pipe backups to tackle the problem for your dwelling. PuroClean uses the latest, state-of-the-art equipment and cleaning systems to completely and effectively clean and remediate all affected items and structures.
The high measure of our sewage eradication and cleaning services along with the timeliness in which we complete the work, and the absolute care we practice throughout the process make PuroClean your complete flood damage restoration and remediation company. PuroClean vows to do whatever it takes to save, clean and restore all properties that are within our service areas.
*Not all PuroClean offices offer sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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