An unattended death is the passing of a person alone and whose remains are not discovered for days, weeks, or even months. The natural human decomposition process results in a traumatic scene. A person upon whom unattended death cleanup falls is never advised to undertake that process personally. The emotional toll of an unattended death is only magnified exponentially if personally remediating the scene is added. An experienced professional can address the aftereffects of an unattended death cleanup safely, thoroughly, and with dignity. 

Candid Overview of the Unique Challenges of Decomposing Body Cleanup

Biohazard remediation specialists are called upon to address a wide array of challenging cleanup situations. These include: Infectious disease Crime scene Rodent dropping Hoarding Homeless encampment Unattended death Suicide Nothing presents a more significant set of challenges on a number of levels than does decomposing body cleanup. The human decomposition process starts the moment an…

Decomposing Body Cleanup and the Realities of Human Decomposition

The various stages of human decomposition have a direct bearing on the decomposing body cleanup process. As a consequence, in order to better understand decomposing body cleanup, a person needs to also understand some of the specifics of human decomposition. The Stages of Human Decomposition The human decomposition process can be broken down into a…

What Are My Legal Remedies If I Was Exposed to a Biohazard in Someone Else’s Home?

If you are like most people, you very well may find yourself in homes owned by other people. These more likely than not include family and friends. However, you may find yourself in a home of a person not directly connected with you. For example, you may attend an open house or arrange a home…

Understanding the Impact of an Unattended Death of the Family of the Deceased Person

One of the most challenging, even traumatic, situations a family can experience is the unattended death of one of its own. The unattended death of a family member is a truly tragic experience on many levels. This article is designed to enumerate the ways in which an unattended death impacts the family of the deceased…

The Smell of Death: Six Common Human Decomposition Odors

Few people would argue that noting smells as foul as a decomposing body. During the human decomposition process, dozens of different types of gases are released. Eight of these gases primarily contribute to the horrible stench that oftentimes is called the “smell of death.” The primary odors that make up the stench associated with a…