Sometimes the most dangerous threat, is the one you don't see coming.
MRSA, SALMONELLA, E. COLI, IRUS, TUBERCULOSIS, HEPATITIS, NECROTIZING FASCIITIS, C-DIFFICILE, EBOLA…
In an era that sometimes seems marked by increased numbers of epidemics and pandemics, biological warfare and superbugs, it can be especially frightening to encounter a situation where contamination is or may be present.
Infectious or communicable diseases are contagious in one or more ways and at times can be fatal.
In most cases, however, the contaminated site can be effectively and assuredly decontaminated and cleansed of harmful and contagious bacteria, pathogens and virus threats.
Many types of bacteria can survive for days, weeks, or even months on everyday household or commercial surfaces. Even more concerning perhaps, some infectious diseases, bacteria and viruses can lay dormant for an indefinite length of time but can be reactivated by temperature or moisture to once again pose a serious health risk far in the future.
The World Health Organization (WHO) states:
Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi; the diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases of animals that can cause disease when transmitted to humans.
It is not always what we see, but what we can not see that can pose serious risks to public health.
When Brooks Remediation receives a call from a concerned client regarding the cleaning, disinfection, decontamination, or even sterilization of a contaminated residence, commercial building, or industrial location, we understand the sense of urgency. We also certainly empathize with the fear and concern that comes with such situations.
It is imperative not to react in haste to such emergency situations.
Although we specialize in Emergency Response, it is critically important not to exacerbate an already unfortunate and sensitive situation.
We must find out as much information as possible in advance of commencing work at a contaminated site. This ensures safety for everyone whether directly or indirectly involved.
We take the health and safety of our clients, our technicians and the general public very seriously.
Taking the time to research and acquire all of the necessary background information is also imperative in order to understand the scope of the problem. We are committed to spending as much time as it takes to create an effective decontamination protocol based on all of the information at hand and available.
Whether it simply be a new strain of the flu or a significantly greater biological threat in the form of virus or bacteria, we offer our clients peace of mind that the cleanup will return to them a decontaminated and inhabitable space if that is at all possible.
Every infectious disease contamination site is different. Every client is different.
Brooks Remediation will work with our clients and their insurance carriers when available, to ensure that the threat is dealt with as quickly and safely as possible.
We understand the fear and uncertainty these almost invisible agents of terror can bring. We are your allies in fighting them.