Crime Scenes a Biohazard Nightmare

When looking a crime scene clean up problem, you are looking at a potential biohazard as well.

May 22, 2014, 14:54 ET from SI Restoration

BALTIMORE, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When people think about crime scenes, they think it is an absolute tragedy. An individual has had their life taken away from them tragically. All this is going through your minds, without realizing the potential hazards this has just created. The majority of crimes actually occur in public areas such as parks, streets, sidewalks, and mass transit areas.  All of these places are open to the public and with it comes the risk of contamination of the area when there is a crime scene that has been nearby. The question is what does a crime scene have to do with being a biological hazard.

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The crime scenes often have violence and bodily harm that has occurred. This results in blood, and other highly infectious materials being released to the outside areas. These fluids are highly contagious and may have unknown pathogens that might be in the fluids as well. Also, due to the situation that occurred these fluids might be covering a large area, and such the effort of removing this hazardous waste from a public area is necessary in order to insure the safety of the citizens.

A crime scene cleanup requires specialized training in dealing with the remnants of the criminal action that occurred. A crime scene cleanup uses specialize equipment, and chemical in order to disinfect the area that has been contaminated with the bio hazardous waste. Also, the crews are required to wear protective gear in order to prevent themselves from coming into contact with the waste. And, these crews are trained to deal with the remaining fluids of the victim that were left behind after the remains of the individual have been removed. Once this has been taken care of the crime scene clean up technicians can disinfect the area.

The reason for the disinfecting of the area is the removal of pathogens that could be still resonant even after the visible fluids are no longer there. Once the area that has been thoroughly been remediated of the prior contamination. This is essential in a public setting since there are large numbers of people who live, work, and travel through these areas. These are high priority areas that need the remediation taken care of immediately, hence why these technicians are on call to take care of the situation.

 A crime scene is a biohazard cleanup nightmare and one that needs to be taken care of professionally by a trained staff. Once the crime scene has been taken care of though it has been and has been cleared for reuse the public can once again go back to the using the area. So when looking to control the problems associated with a bio hazard then hire a professional crime scene cleanup  to take care of the situation. 

Media Contact: Jeff Cohn, SI Restoration, 4104586076,

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