After a violent crime occurs, authorities secure the site, but the responsibility of cleanup is left to the property owners. If a loved one is a victim of a crime, the idea of cleanup can be almost unthinkable. Not only can it be psychologically damaging, but it can also present a grave health risk. In the presence of a crime scene, there are often bodily fluids present which contain bloodborne pathogens, and they must be handled very carefully. In Lakewood, CO, ServiceMaster DSI has trained trauma cleanup specialists to assist you in this challenging time.
To understand the risks, it’s important to know that bloodborne pathogens can infect other people up to as much as seven days after the blood has dried. In some cases, HIV and other bacteria can last for up to two weeks. The risks of contamination are high if proper protocols are not observed and if proper disposal is not taken care. We can assist with:
- Traffic accident cleanup
- Crime scene cleanup
- Unattended deaths
- Methamphetamine accidents
- Industrial accidents
Our trained trauma cleanup technicians will be on site quickly to assist you after we get the call and will have all of the equipment needed to remediate the scene. All of our technicians have the right training and compassion to get the job done right, and we abide by all best practices as outlined by state and local authorities as well as OSHA.
If there is any glass, debris, or other items that need to be cleaned up from the scene we can assist with that as well, including accidents that may have chemical biohazards present. This type of cleanup should never be attempted by someone without precise knowledge because the health risks are so significant. Even if you can’t see the chemicals, they could be leached into floors and walls, and you could become infected.
If you find yourself in need of any trauma or disaster cleanup, contact us anytime day or night. We can be reached in Lakewood, CO, at (720) 452-2842.