What Is Biohazardous Waste?

Biohazardous waste is defined as material contaminated with potentially infectious agents that are considered to be a threat to public safety or health as well as the environment more generally. Liquid biohazards represent one of the types of dangerous biological matter a broad the public and biohazard remediation professionals face. There are four general categories of…

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What Is Biohazard Cleanup?

Biohazardous waste is defined as biological substances that threaten individual health, as well as the environment. Biohazardous waste comes in the form of various microorganisms, viruses, bacteria, toxins, and other pathogens that are capable of adversely impacting human health. These hazards can also be harmful to other animals as well. Biohazard cleanup is also oftentimes referred…

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What Are the Requirements in California to Provide Biohazard Cleanup Services?

California has stringent laws delineating the requirements that must be satisfied in order to provide biohazard cleanup services. These types of services are also known as biohazard remediation as well as trauma scene waste management. California law utilizes the latter term, trauma scene waste management practitioner in delineating the underlying requirements to perform this type of…

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How to Dispose of a Blood-Stained Mattress in California

Every day in California, people die in bed. In some cases, people experience traumatic deaths which result in blood staining a mattress. In other situations, people die, and their remains aren’t immediately discovered, resulting in fluids contaminating a mattress. Disposal of Uncontaminated Mattress If a person passes away in bed from natural causes, and the…

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The Three Most Common Airborne Pathogens

Airborne pathogens are classified as diseases that are spread through the air from one individual to another, according to the National Safety Council. These pathogens are transmitted through coughing and sneezing. There are three airborne pathogens that are most commonly spread. Tuberculosis What Is Tuberculosis? Tuberculosis is a disease caused by bacteria medically known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis,…

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