Recent Biohazard Posts

Is It Really A Biohazard?

5/27/2021 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Rochester has received inquiries from people that find themselves dealing with a biohazard that needs cleaning up. 

Some questions are: 

  • Isn't this just something I can use spray and clean up myself?
  • It really doesn't take anything special to clean up right?
  • Is it necessary to take all the precautions you are telling me you would take?

When you find yourself dealing with a biohazard, have confidence in calling SERVPRO of Rochester. We have mitigated these types of jobs frequently throughout the year.  There isn't a certain time of year, rather year round and anytime a biohazard can occur. 

What is a biohazard?

  • sewage backup in your home
  • human feces or fluids
  • blood 
  • death, suicide, homicide 
  • accident scenes, vehicles, homes
  • hoarding 

When you call SERVPRO of Rochester we protect you, the customer, as well as our employees. We take the proper precaution setting up a containment area, wearing PPE, disposing of fluids, tissue, etc. following the proper guidelines and laws in terms of disposal. 

At SERVPRO of Rochester we understand how fast your life can change and feel like things have turned upside down. We are here to help you during the time and through the process from beginning to end. Anytime of day or night. Holiday, weekend or weekday. Here to help. 

SERVPRO of Rochester Taking COVID-19 Precautions

5/29/2020 (Permalink)

These last few months have been unbelievable, many times it was as though what was happening was coming straight from a pandemic film. 

Our lives have been forever changed from this COVID19. 

We at SERVPRO of Rochester are here to help if you find yourself, home of place of business in a situation that you need cleaned from the COVID19. 

It seems as though things are constantly changing from recommendations the CDC, Health Departments, President, Governor and many others that are telling us conflicting statistics and things we should or should not do. 

We are taking precautions at SERVPRO of Rochester with our daily business and employees.  Each day our employees are completing a health questionnaire to ensure that no-one is ill or has symptoms of being ill. We are using wearing Personal Protection Equipment at each job, disposing of it after each job, sanitizing the equipment as well as vehicles and having employees disinfect too. 

We are here to help you whether you find yourself in a COVID19 situation, water or fire damage, or need trauma scene clean up. 

SERVPRO of Rochester Biohazard Cleanup

5/31/2019 (Permalink)

What is a biohazard? A biohazard is defined as a biological or chemical substance that is harmful to humans, animals or the environment. Examples of biohazards are: human tissue, blood, and body fluids. Biohazards have the risk of being infected so the clean-up needs to be completed in a safe manner.  

At SERVPRO of Rochester we handle biohazard clean-ups.  Some of these include: sewage backup, death & suicides, and hoarding. 

No matter if there's a sewage backup, accident, trauma, death or suicide, we wear Personal Protective Equipment to work in the affeted area.  We remove the sewage, tissue or fluids and other contaminants. Then we clean, disinfect and deoderize the area. The removed materials need to be disposed of appropriately, not in garbage cans or recycling bins. 

SERVPRO of Rochester is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  We are here to help you during your toughest days.