When a violent crime, traumatic accident, or suicide takes place, the family feels responsible for the cleanup of the scene. In the past, the family was the only individuals who were there to handle the cleaning of the scene as best as possible. However, over the years, trauma cleanup services have emerged across the United States, including in Chicago, IL. Research has been conducted over the years that has determined that it’s unsafe for a crime scene or trauma scene to be cleaned up by untrained individuals. The cleanup can also be emotionally scarring, harmful to the individual taking care of the scene.
Dangers of Cleanup
When a traumatic event takes place, it’s important to let the experts in trauma cleanup of Chicago, IL to handle the removal of blood and other biohazardous materials from the scene. Bodily fluids that can be found on the scene can carry pathogens such as HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, and MRSA. If the proper supplies and procedures aren’t followed during the cleanup process, the individual cleaning up can be at risk of infection.
To avoid any infection due to improper cleanup, hiring a professional team is essential. The scene can then be cleaned up and the space can be used once again without any signs remaining of the incident.
When a traumatic incident occurs, it can take an emotional toll on family members. By allowing our trauma cleanup in Chicago, IL professionals to handle the cleanup, you can avoid any emotional trauma the scene can evoke. Cleaning up a crime scene or area where a traumatic event took place involving a family member can be emotionally traumatic. By allowing professionals to handle the cleanup, you avoid having to look at the scene again or deal with any emotional trauma that may come up.
The cleanup process will include an assessment of the site with zones created to avoid cross-contamination. The biohazardous material will be removed, including body fluids, blood, etc. Disinfecting will be provided in the space along with cleaning and deodorizing. In time, the space will be cleaned completely, so that the home can be used once again without any evidence that a traumatic event took place.
To learn more about trauma cleanup services, contact our office via telephone at (844) 413-3130.