Friday, February 21, 2014

Why we provide Police Department & Emergency Vehicle Services

In today’s society, you can’t be too cautions in the safety and health of everyone.  Bio Clean Services offers Patrol Car and Jail / Holding Cell Cleaning and Decontamination.  National statistics indicate that 1-in-300 people have HIV, 1-in20 people have Hepatitis and 1-in-5 people have Herpes. During the course of the transport or arrest process it’s highly possible that a contamination could occur from blood, vomit, urine and other bodily fluids.

Police officers and individuals who protect and serve should not put themselves in harms way attempting to clean and decontaminate these areas and vehicles.  Because of the extreme hazards and risks for infection associated with clean up, police departments commonly hire a company like ours to perform these services.  In the past, inmates were used to clean and decontaminate these areas but because of the health risks and legal ramifications, most departments no longer follow this protocol. Contaminants, when improperly cleaned can pose serious if not fatal health threats to anyone coming in contact for days, week or even months after an incident occurs.

In addition to police cars and jail areas, Bio Clean Services also cleans and decontaminates other emergency transport vehicles and offers trauma and crime scene clean up services. Any time there is a presence of these bodily fluids, blood, remains or medical waste these vehicles or areas much be completely cleaned and decontaminated before they can be put back into service.  Some biohazard cleaning companies simply wipe the surfaces down with chemicals and other agents to “disinfect” these areas. Proper protocol must be followed for the cleanup and waste disposal tasks. Our company is certified and we possess the proper equipment and cleaning agents to return these areas to safe and totally contaminant free state.

Contact our offices today to learn more about the services we provide for police and emergency personnel.

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