Blocked sewer lines can excrete sewage; a thick, dark substance that forms. Sewage water is a serious health hazard and unsanitary; which contains contaminants like pathogens, viruses and bacteria. These harmful contaminants may present risks of serious sickness if animals or humans suffer exposure. Quick repair is key if you have sewage backup anywhere in your home or business . Quickly repairing this will prevent the dangerous waste water from staying in occupied areas. To stop a hazardous condition happening in your home or business, being aware of what leads to the sewer incidents could be extremely helpful. We’ve created a list of items to aid in preventing and dealing with home or business sewage backups:
Our cleaning and remediation procedures for Category 3 water (which describes sewer and contaminated water backup) according to the standards put in place by the IICRC industry are:
1. Ensuring safety for all employees and occupants by placing restrictions on site access to remediation personnel only in order to prevent health related occurrences.
2. Inspection of the work place along with health and safety reviews.
3. Ensure all PuroClean employees are supplied with and use the correct personal protection equipment (PPE). This includes, but isn’t limited to the following:
4. Put engineering controls in place, as well as critical barriers if needed to stop any cross-contamination from occurring.
5. Removing any type of potential safety risks if at all possible.
6. Bulk water, soil, and contaminates removal
7. Removal of all contaminated porous and semi-porous materials that are not salvageable, which can consist of but are not limited to:
8. Cleaning procedures put in place and the use of EPA approved biocides and antimicrobials
9. Full physical cleaning of all structure items that remain
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 excess waters are to be dried and returned to pre-loss dry condition
12. Post remediation cleanup of all equipment utilized
13. Removal and disposal of all demo materials removed from the property
If a sewage drain pipe backup takes place in your home or business, contact the PuroClean specialists for sewage removal and cleaning services. Our technicians use state-of-the-art equipment and cleaning systems to fully remediate the damaged building materials and contents.
PuroClean has proved time after time that our work and our specialists are top quality, efficient, and work with care and grace for all involved. We are your ideal damage restoration and cleaning group and we pledge to do whatever needs to be done to save and restore all properties in the communities we serve.
*Not all PuroClean offices offer sewage cleanup and sanitation cleaning services.
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