Biohazard and Sewage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
Exposure to biological and chemical contaminants can pose serious health consequences. A failure to properly remove such substances can contribute to unhealthy and dangerous environments as well. SERVPRO of Tampa Southeast is trained to safely remove biohazards and dispose of them properly in accordance with OSHA and health regulations. Don't wait to call us when you have a biohazard emergency in your home or business. We are available 24 hours a day and are open 7 days a week all year long. We know how stressful situations like this can be and we do our very best from start to finish to make the process as easy as we can for our customers.
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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.
24 Hour Emergency Service
Biohazards like flood water or sewer backups should be considered an emergency and dealt with as quickly as possible. SERVPRO of Tampa Southeast has water damage restoration specialists and has specific training and expertise to safely remediate biohazard contaminants.
SERVPRO of Tampa Southeast proudly serves Tampa and surrounding areas.