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Why Choose PuroClean of Nashville

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 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 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.

Biohazard restoration involves cleaning, application of EPA approved hospital grade disinfectants, and deodorizing areas where a traumatic event like an accident, injury, or death has taken place. Thus, projects with biohazards often means dealing with blood, human or animal remains, chemical spills, and more.

Biohazard Cleanup Services Include

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

It is important to remember that the state officials are not obligated to clean up a crime scene. When police officials are finished gathering evidence from the scene, the responsibility of cleaning the property shifts to the property owner to employ biohazard cleaning professionals. Professional cleanup teams can arrive onsite only when the police have gathered enough evidence pertaining to the crime.

The Blood or Other Potentially Infectious Materials (BOPIM) Standard

The (BOPIM) standard means “blood or other potentially infectious materials”. Infectious pathogens can be anything from Hepatitis B, HIV, and even the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and many others. In 1991, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) set forth a standard to protect all employees from risks due to blood or other possible infectious materials (BOPIM).

This standard helps protect approximately 5.6 million workers in the healthcare industry and related jobs, which also includes biohazard remediation businesses. Biohazard remediation falls within the scope of the BOPIM standard.

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

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

Common Biohazard Scenarios

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

Each and every time that PuroClean technicians handle materials that are potentially hazardous, they are taking a chance of serious risk to their safety. This is the reason that following correct safety methods and exact training procedures are necessary. Following these procedures is not only significant to the technician’s safety, but for the safety of tenants who will later reside and occupy the affected space once the biohazard cleanup and restoration is finished.

Does Biohazard Cleanup Require Certification?

Biohazard specialists are not required to get a certificate for their employment. However, biohazard technicians are obligated, by OSHA, to wear proper PPE while working with bloodborne pathogens. Furthermore, for workers to perform biohazard remediation, local, city, state and federal laws may call for licensing requirements. Laws may be in place that call for the technicians to submit to background checks, fingerprinting, or further actions. Georgia’s requirements are a good example. The state passed laws that affect companies who provide trauma and crime scene cleanup.

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

Furthermore, reputable restoration companies offer biohazard remediation classes for workers. That includes learning OSHA’s on-the-job safety procedures when working with biohazardous waste. Doing this reduces the risk of accidents and probable lawsuits.

Our Biohazard Cleanup Process

  • Upon arrival, the remediation specialists will inspect and find all affected locations, conduct a health and safety assessment, and make a determination as to the scope of the biohazard cleanup. When the technicians have a plan laid out, remediation begins immediately.
  • Technicians will first take measures to ensure their safety and the safety of any individuals near the affected areas.
  • Technicians then remove and dispose of all potentially infectious items from the project.
  • OSHA regulations will dictate how hazardous medical waste is handled. As an example, spinal fluid, peritoneal fluid, amniotic fluid, and other body fluids are carefully removed and transported to a certified hazardous medical waste incinerator.
  • Per industry standards and state laws, technicians have to get rid of porous materials like fabric and carpeting that can’t be sufficiently cleaned.
  • Hospital-grade disinfectants will be used on non-porous items that can be saved. If the items end up being non-restorable, our technicians will remove and dispose of such items.
  • After the cleaning process, technicians will deodorize all affected areas and assure the areas are returned to pre-contamination cleanliness and appearance. One method that ensures areas are totally cleansed and ready for occupancy is to have a licensed industrial Hygienist conduct clearance testing.
  • Odors are usually controlled by the getting rid of uncleanable contaminated items and cleaning with hospital-grade disinfectants. However, difficult situations may require further methods of deodorization to achieve success.

Biohazard Cleanup Services Provided with Empathy

The massive sense of loss felt from property damage is not lost on PuroClean specialists. Our restoration specialists and owners make special efforts to be extremely sensitive to those who have experienced property damage and may be emotionally vulnerable. This particular type of cleanup calls for added care and compassion. Our technicians genuinely empathize with the clients that are unfortunately experiencing loss from this unthinkable situation.

The PuroClean RapidDefense™ Program

PuroClean’s RapidDefense™ is the most effective way to clean, which includes the application of EPA approved hospital-grade cleaning solutions in public areas. Our system helps stop the spread of pathogen-based illnesses, such as Influenza, Norovirus, and the 2019 Novel coronavirus (COVID-19). This procedure uses Environmental Protection Agency-registered, safe products to provide up to three months of protection against pathogens. Contact us before an outbreak occurs to help you in creating a clean atmosphere.

For Biohazard Cleaning Services, Call PuroClean!

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

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

*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 help stop 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 cannot be 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.

A prompt response using the

PuroClean QuickDry System™ can save

15-40%
on water damage claim costs.

Expert Restoration Service

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

They offer great service.

JUANEREKA G.

Jason was always available for questions & I had a LOT!

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