What Is the Difference Between Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sanitizing?

Undoubtedly, you are familiar with the terms cleaning, disinfection, and sterilization. However, if you are like most people, you may lack a complete understanding of the differences between cleaning and disinfection. You may not fully understand what is meant by sterilization. Definition of Cleaning Cleaning is a process designed to eliminate debris from a surface…

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The Unique Challenges of Homicide Cleanup

Each day in the state of California, about five people are murdered. 1,829 homicides were reported in California, according to the state’s Attorney General. A considerable percentage of California homicides occur in homes. Because of the circumstances surrounding most crimes of this nature, comprehensive homicide cleanup is necessary. Overview of Homicide Cleanup Homicide cleanup represents…

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Inmate Workers and the Legalities of Directing or Assigning an Offender to Cleanup Biohazards

Prisons on federal and state levels, as well as city and county jails, maintain what is typically are called “inmate worker programs.” The Federal Bureau of Prisons, or BOP, describes its inmate worker program in a concise paragraph: Sentenced inmates are required to work if they are medically able. Institution work assignments include employment in…

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Undiscovered Death Cleanup

With alarming regularity, the remains are finally found of a person who experienced what had been an undiscovered death in Southern California. There are a number of more common scenarios that lead to an undiscovered death. In addition, the undiscovered death cleanup process can prove to be remarkably challenging, calling for the professional assistance of…

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Overview of Biohazard Car Cleaning: Remediating the Aftermath of a Potentially Hazardous Situation

Each and every day in Southern California, deaths and traumatic incidents occur in cars. These incidents result in a car being contaminated with blood, bodily fluids, and other biological materials. As a consequence, the need for safe, effective biohazard car cleaning arises. Situations in Which Professional Biohazard Car Cleaning Is Necessary There are five common…

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Overview of Hoarders’ Rights and Hoarding Laws in Southern California

Thanks in part to a number of relatively popular television programs featuring people who hoard, hoarding has become widely known by people across Southern California, and elsewhere in the country, even without any direct contact with an actual hoarder. On the other hand, each and every day, people in Southern California encounter situations in which…

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