When city and county governments in Utah need help cleaning biohazard, you need a professional. Steri-Clean® is the industry leader in biohazard clean up. Steri-Cleanu Utah provides unparalleled service to assist you in the critical work you do for all our communities.
The Dangers of Biohazards
Body fluids can contain harmful pathogens. When biohazard in on city or county property, it needs to be cleaned by a third-party, professional company. Biohazards can expose people to diseases and pathogens like HIV and hepatis that can be deadly and can live for days, or weeks, outside the human body.
Some of the most common biohazards include:
Other Body Fluid
What’s more, the substances that police use in their investigation can contain harsh, harmful chemicals. These substances can also contaminate squad cars or other government property, we can return it to its healthy or safe state so that it can get back out on the front line.
All of the following services are available 24 hours a day for biohazard cleanup of city and county property and we can typically respond within 90 minutes:
• Squad Car Cleaning & Decontamination
• Jail/Holding Cell Cleaning
• Tear Gas/Pepper Spray Neutralization and Cleanup
• Evidence Room to Prevent Cross Contamination of Evidence
• Fingerprint Dust Removal
• Odor Removal-Ozone Treatments and/or Fogging
• Traffic Accident Cleanup – We Bill Auto Insurance
Biohazard Cleanup Services for Vehicles in Utah
The most common type of service we provide for city and county agencies are for their vehicles. Biohazard is often found in squad cars or other transport vehicles. If you find that your vehicle has been contaminated with biohazard, here is what you should do.
First, make sure the vehicle is clearly identified with the word, “Biohazard,” and is marked in such a way that others will not accidentally enter the vehicle a risk exposure. Inform others to leave the vehicle and its contents alone.
Next, move the vehicle to an area that is less visible area as to not draw attention from the general public.
Finally, give us a call at Steri-Clean so we can perform a biohazard removal service. We will come to you and get the vehicle cleaned and disinfected promptly so it can get back in duty.
"We Just Have the Inmates, Janitorial Staff, or Officers Clean Up The Biohazard, Is This Alright?"
The simple answer in this situation is no. It is a federal regulation that anyone who will be exposed to biohazard need to have several requirements met in order to clean such a mess. Steri-Clean technicians have been trained in biohazard cleanup and disinfection and we meet all federal requirements. These requirements include being trained in bloodborne pathogens, having a written bloodborne pathogens exposure plan, having – and wearing – proper personal protection equipment, having been offered the Hepatitis B vaccine, and having the appropriate way to store and dispose of biohazard at a regulated waste site. Don’t take the chance by having inmates or city or county employees handle this task as it is illegal and simply not safe, let the experts at Steri-Clean help you and save you from trouble.
There are many stories in the news lately about officers or fire fighters in the middle of lawsuits against their city or county over having the clean biohazard in different settings. It simply isn’t right to expect these important first responders to also be responsible for this important, and potentially dangerous, task of cleaning and disinfecting biohazard.
When governments agencies need biohazard clean up, let the experts at Steri-Clean handle the job. Steri-Clean is here for you 24/7 and just a phone call a way. Let us put our vast training and experience to work for you. We understand that these situations are frustrating and put certain equipment, squad cars, and cells out of service until cleaned, so we will quickly respond to get your department resources back on track.
Our national 24 hour toll-free telephone number is 1-888-577-7206