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Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Commercial Biohazard Cleanup

12/8/2017 (Permalink)

Bio Hazard emergencies don’t always happen during regular business hours, and that’s why SERVPRO professionals are available 24/7

At SERVPRO of Hancock Park/Hollywood, we understand that any type of exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose some serious health threats and consequences. In a commercial setting, any type of sewage back up, blood clean up or even chemical spill, can place YOU and all of the inhabitants of the area at risk. Upon recognizing the situation, your primary focus should be safety. After the area has been critically assessed you should be well versed in the do's and don'ts after a contamination

What to DO after a contamination

  • Stay out of affected areas
  • Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening 
  • Treat all body fluids as if they are contaminated
  • Turn off the HVAC systems if there is sewage damage 

What NOT to do after contamination

  • Don't leave wet fabrics in place (Hang fur and leather goods)
  • Don't leave books, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpets or floors
  • Don't use your household vacuum to remove water
  • Don't use television or other household appliances 
  • Don't turn on ceiling fixtures if ceiling is wet, and keep out of rooms where ceilings are sagging

Situations that contain any bio hazardous material or spills, should not be handled lightly. At SERVPRO of Hancock Park/Hollywood, we care about our local community, as well as all of those that live in the area. If you have any questions, or would like to contact one of our professionals please call (323)545-6115

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