Biohazard and Sewage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Biohazardous substances including sewage, viral pathogens, bodily fluids and contaminated flood water can cause severe harm to affected homes and businesses. SERVPRO of South Jersey City/Bayonne ensures our staff are expertly trained to perform professional cleaning and sanitizing services in order to successfully disinfect buildings suffering from various toxic exposure. Our cleaning crew members utilize advanced cleaning agents, protective clothing and industry-specific machines designed to remove contaminants from hard surfaces as well as the air. Technicians pay close attention to high-touch surfaces with skillful precision and adhere to strict sanitation standards mandated by industry authorities. You can be confident your office, home or business is returned to a safe environment following a SERVPRO professional cleaning.

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After any biohazard or sewage contamination in your home or business, your primary focus should be safety:

  • Is it safe to stay in the house?
  • Exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences.
  • Flood water can contain sewage, pesticides, and other contaminants.
  • Only do activities that are safe for you to perform.

What to Do After a Contamination

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

What Not to Do After a Contamination

  • Don’t leave wet fabrics in place. Hang furs and leather goods.
  • Don’t leave books, magazines, or other colored items on wet carpet 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.

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Biohazards like flood water or sewer backups should be considered an emergency and dealt with as quickly as possible. SERVPRO of South Jersey City / Bayonne has water damage restoration specialists and has specific training and expertise to safely remediate biohazard contaminants.

SERVPRO of South Jersey City / Bayonne proudly serves Jersey City, Bayonne, and surrounding areas.

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