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What are the 6 Types of Hazardous Materials, and How to Clean Them Up

Any material with harmful properties is referred to as hazardous waste. These hazardous materials are capable of harming living things and the environment. They are waste from many sources, including industrial manufacturing wastes, batteries, liquids, solids, gases, and sludges. The EPA states certain criteria for a material to be considered hazardous, and these standards can …

What to Do with Radioactive Materials?

Residue or dump from nuclear substances is referred to as nuclear waste or radioactive material waste. This waste, including medical treatment and diagnosis from a nuclear reactor, emits dangerous energy. Thus, nuclear waste is thrown underwater to reduce radiation before disposal. Nuclear waste includes: High-level waste is the remains of used nuclear fuel in the …

How are Valuable Items Dealt with by Professional Trauma Scene Cleanup Companies?

How are Valuable Items Dealt with by Professional Trauma Scene Cleanup Companies? When responding to biohazard cleanup calls we often field questions about potentially high value items, antiques, or items of sentimental value that may be present on scene. Many professional trauma scene cleanup companies, including Affinity Bio Solutions AZ have experience with these types …

7 Major Hazardous Waste Materials to Be Aware Of

Hazardous waste is harmful waste created by materials or substances detrimental to public health and the environment. The EPA sees these wastes as elements or properties with the potential to create harmful substances with detrimental effects. There are protocols for the proper disposal of these wastes. Knowing the type of waste is vital in implementing …

What are the 5 Types of Hazardous Waste?

Any substance or material that can cause harm to people’s health or the environment is classified as hazardous waste. The EPA labels industries or organizations manufacturing these substances as producers of elements or materials detrimental to the public’s health. Regarding that, the authority has methods for disposing of such waste. However, these protocols can only …

What Is A Biohazard?

What is A Biohazard? State and Federal Regulations Regarding Biohazard Cleanup A common question we get asked by client’s is whether the presence of blood and bodily fluids at a trauma scene constitutes a biohazard and whether any contaminants can be safely thrown away by the family. In online searches for information, client’s often find …

CAN A STOLEN VEHICLE USED FOR DRUGS BE CLEANED?

CAN A STOLEN VEHICLE USED FOR DRUGS BE CLEANED? Stolen vehicles are an issue that almost every community faces. If you’ve ever had your car stolen, you know how stressful it is, and when you get your vehicle back, you know the cops will have gone through it looking for evidence, whether it’s fingerprints, DNA, …

What is Hazmat Cleanup?

The genesis of environmental pollution has been attributed to industrialization and in some cases natural disasters, this is why several governments and ministries of health do warn against situating an industry in residential communities due to the health implications that may accompany the activities of these industries and refrain from activities that can cause unnatural …

What Makes a House a Biohazard?

What Makes a House a Biohazard? Read on: Biohazards should never be underestimated. The littlest strain of biohazards in your home can result in a health crisis which can be fatal if not appropriately managed. According to a publication made by the United States National Center for Biotechnology Information, there are various levels of Biohazards …

Arizona Biohazard Cleanup and Mobile Homes

Arizona Biohazard Cleanup and Mobile Homes When a death or accident occurs in a mobile home or manufactured home, the blood cleanup or trauma scene cleanup process can differ to those normally seen in traditional single-family homes. Homeowners insurance may cover trauma cleanup in manufactured homes differently and the way manufactured homes are constructed can …

What is Considered Biohazardous that Must be Cleaned up by a Pro?

What is considered biohazardous that must be cleaned up by a pro? A waste is considered a biohazard by pros if the waste contains infectious materials that threaten human lives and the environment. This waste can be generated from hospitals, schools, offices, industries, laboratories, etc., biohazard infectious materials, including blood, pathogens, bacteria, and body fluids. …

Home Content and Furniture Restoration After An Unattended Death

Home Content and Furniture Restoration After An Unattended Death in Arizona How can a Professional Arizona Crime Scene Cleanup Company Help with Content and Furniture Restoration After an Unattended Death? Trauma scene cleanup in Arizona is a detailed process that can become more complex depending on factors such as time of discovery, severity of the …

Arizona Blood Cleanup – Why A Biohazard Cleanup Company Is Necessary

Arizona Blood Cleanup – Why a Biohazard Cleanup Company is Often Necessary After an accident or an incident occurs resulting in a blood spill, property owners often consider whether professional biohazard cleanup is necessary, and what type of company to call. It is understandable that property owners will want to save money and think about …

What Are Bloodborne Pathogens?

What Are Bloodborne Pathogens? Bloodborne diseases are ailments caused by bacteria and viruses. These diseases are transmitted and carried in the bloodstream, including hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Other examples include the Ebola virus and Lassa fever. Bloodborne pathogens are transmitted through infected blood and blood products used on the patient. …

What is Virucidal Disinfectant

What is Virucidal Disinfectant What is the process of virucidal disinfection? In understanding Virucidal Disinfection one must first take into cognizant what the word “virucide” denotes. It would interest you to know that Virucide is a chemical agent that has the ability to destroy viruses. Therefore, what is virucidal disinfection? This is the use of …

What Equipment do Odor Removal Professionals use for Biohazard Cleanup or Pet Damage

What Equipment do Odor Removal Professionals use for Biohazard Cleanup, Crime Scene Cleanup and Odor Remediation and Odors from Pet Damage The first step of the odor remediation process for crime scene cleanup, pet odor, and a variety of other problems is the removal of the source of the odor. Once this is completed, the …