Why Choose PuroClean of Mobile

PuroClean restoration professionals are licensed, insured, and certified to safely remediate biohazard environments and comply 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 the 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 minimizes 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 have resulted in injury or death call for certified biohazard cleanup professionals. PuroClean’s biohazard cleaning consists of the extreme cleansing and application of EPA-approved hospital-grade disinfectants and deodorizing the location. In addition, chemical spills, blood, and human or animal remains are biohazard materials that call for professional cleaning.

Included Within The Biohazard Cleanup Services

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

Keep in mind that the state is not responsible for restoring a crime scene. After police investigators gather evidence from the scene, it is up to the property owner to employ biohazard cleanup services. A professional cleanup team can arrive onsite only after the police have gathered enough evidence about the crime.

The Blood Or Other Potentially Infectious Materials Standard

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a standard in 1991 to help guard all workers against the dangers of blood or other potentially infectious materials (BOPIM). Hepatitis B virus, HIV, the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and many more are examples of Infectious pathogens.

BOPIM helps protect close to 5.6 million employees in the healthcare industry and related occupations, including biohazard remediation companies. Biohazard restoration falls within the bounds of the BOPIM standard.

The BOPIM standard additionally consists of various requirements, such as:

  • Record keeping
  • Mandatory training
  • Specific required vaccinations
  • 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)

Common Biohazard Situations

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

PuroClean specialists face significant risk each and every time they handle items that are potentially hazardous. For this reason, the use of proper training and safety steps are critically important. The training and safety methods are important for both the technicians working on the project as well as the persons who will be occupying the area once the biohazard remediation is complete.

Does Biohazard Cleanup Require Certification?

Biohazard specialists are not required to obtain a special certificate to go to work. They are subject to OSHA requirements, however, to wear the proper PPE when working with or close to bloodborne pathogens. We also suggest you check the local city, state, and federal regulations for possible licensing obligations, laws, background checks, fingerprinting or other possible requirements to perform biohazard restoration. For example, the state of Georgia put out a new law that is connected to any company performing restoration services for crime scene and trauma cleanup.

Personal Protective Equipment or PPE is the last line of defense that helps keep workers safe. PPE guards against any hazardous materials from touching workers, through skin, eyes, nose, mouth, or any other exposure. The type of PPE can differ depending on the project, however, it should always consist of properly designated waterproof coveralls, nitrile gloves which are also cut resistant, full-face protection, and a respirator.

Reputable restoration companies provide biohazard restoration training for individuals. Learning OSHA’s on-the-job safety methods for handling biohazard waste is included in the coursework. The technician’s training greatly reduces the risk of potential lawsuits and injuries from accidents.

PuroClean Biohazard Cleanup Process

  • The first step of the restoration crew is to inspect and identify all areas needing 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 measures to ensure their safety and that of anyone close to the biohazard affected areas.
  • The PuroClean technicians will then remove and dispose of all potentially infectious materials from your property.
  • OSHA rules dictate exactly how hazardous medical waste should be handled. For example: spinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic fluid, and any additional bodily fluids are carefully handled and transported to a licensed hazardous medical waste incinerator.
  • Per state regulations and industry guidelines, technicians are obligated to eradicate porous materials such as fabric and carpeting that cannot be sufficiently cleaned.
  • Non-porous items that can be salvaged will be cleaned with hospital grade disinfectants. If these items are unable to be restored, our technicians will cart off and dispose of the items.
  • Following the cleaning process, technicians deodorize all affected areas and return these areas to pre-contamination condition and appearance. One procedure that proves areas are completely cleaned and ready again for habitation is to have a licensed industrial Hygienist perform clearance testing.
  • Odors can normally be managed by the removal of unsalvageable affected materials and by washing items with hospital-grade disinfectants. However, tough situations may call for additional procedures of deodorization to achieve success.

Biohazard Cleanup Provided with Empathy

The huge sense of loss experienced from property damage is not lost on PuroClean specialists. Our restoration specialists and owners make all possible efforts to be extremely sensitive to those who have suffered property damage and could be emotionally vulnerable. This particular type of cleanup calls for additional care and compassion. Our technicians genuinely empathize with the individuals that are unfortunately experiencing loss from this unthinkable situation.

The PuroClean RapidDefense™ Program

PuroClean’s RapidDefense™ is the most effective way to clean, including the use of EPA-approved hospital-grade disinfectants in public areas. Our system helps stop the spread of pathogen-based illnesses, such as Influenza, Norovirus, and the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The process uses Environmental Protection Agency-registered, safe solutions to provide up to three months of barrier against pathogens. Contact us before an outbreak occurs to assist you in creating a clean environment.

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 high standard of PuroClean’s restoration services, the timeliness that we can deliver a completed project, and our authentic compassion all exhibit why we are the right choice for your biohazard remediation cleanup needs. PuroClean promises to rescue and restore all properties within our service zones.

*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 applying hospital-grade disinfectants of frequently touched objects and surfaces are the suggested actions to help stop the spread of respiratory diseases, like coronavirus. However, since any surface can be re-contaminated following cleaning, and because COVID-19 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, spread, and prevention.

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PuroClean technicians are highly trained and certified, and use state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to effectively remediate property damage.

I had a great experience with PuroClean! They were timely and very professional. Highly recommend!

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Caroline

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