We Handle the Difficult Trauma Cleanup for You
It’s a situation that many people are not prepared for, but trauma cleanup is one step in the healing process of those who are faced with a death, tragedy or serious accident. The professionals who specialize in crime scene and trauma cleanup services are prepared to handle the unique cleaning tasks, while showing the compassion and concern required during a difficult time.
ServiceMaster Restoration by All-Action has a team of experts trained in the proper methods to clean, deodorize, sanitize, and remove biohazards after a homicide, suicide, or unattended death occurs.
It is an emotionally painful experience to discover a loved one who died. When a body isn’t discovered immediately, decomposition and airborne bacteria can begin to affect the surrounding area, potentially threatening the safety of others.
Proper death cleanup involves more than just bleach treatments. The biohazards must be safely removed, as well as any personal belongings that were totally damaged. ServiceMaster trauma teams wear personal protective equipment while following established safety protocols and sanitizing methods to ensure a thorough cleanup process.
Crime Scene Cleanup
The length of time for a crime scene investigation can vary, sometimes lasting for weeks before the area is cleared for cleanup. Once a body is removed after a homicide or suicide, there are other sanitary concerns in the affected area that must be properly remediated. Blood and bodily fluids attract insects, and if the investigation required fingerprint dusting or other chemical testing, remains of those also need to be removed.
If tear gas or pepper spray was used to diffuse the perpetrator, the chemical residue remains on surfaces throughout the surrounding area. This can potentially cause rashes or respiratory problems in people with sensitivities later, so proper cleanup of these chemicals is also important to others.
Crime scene cleaners usually wear full biohazard suits, and will photograph and document the rooms and services required. They will also bring biohazard waste containers for the property that was contaminated, and the hospital-grade cleaning solutions, deodorizers and disinfectants required to kill bacteria and viruses.
Traffic accidents are another location where specialized cleaning is required, and there are actually two cleaning locations for every vehicular accident – the exterior roadway and the inside of the vehicle.
It is no longer recommended to merely rinse blood off the pavement with a hose. Special cleaning, power washing, and waste recovery are a complete process that will ensure the safety of pedestrians in the area.
During a vehicle biohazard cleanup, every surface needs to be thoroughly treated, even the small crevices and hidden areas, to eliminate biohazards and recurring odors. Auto insurance policies may or may not cover the cost of this remediation.
When faced with a tragedy, help is available for the trauma cleanup. Call ServiceMaster Restoration by All-Action to deal with the difficult, in a caring and compassionate way.