British Columbia's trauma & crime scene cleanup specialists since 1998

Used needles at work: Tips for handling and disposal

Discarded needles in the workplace

As an experienced trauma cleaner who has encountered drug paraphernalia and collected used needles in various settings, I feel compelled to shed light on the inherent risks associated with handling needles at work. It is crucial to understand the potential consequences of accidental stings, urging everyone to exercise caution and avoid reckless behavior. In this […]

Risks of Biohazardous Material: Understanding the Hazards and Staying Safe

Biohazardous Material

What is biohazardous material? It refers to substances that are potentially dangerous to living organisms. These materials can include infectious agents, toxins, chemicals, and radioactive materials. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the risks of biohazard material, how they can harm us, and ways to stay safe when handling them. Biohazard materials […]

Biohazard levels explained

Biohazard levels explained

Many companies dedicated to professional disinfection after traumatic events such as accidents, homicides, and suicides speak of biohazard clean-ups, but what is it and what do we mean by them? A biohazard (or biosafety risk) is defined as the possible exposure to microorganisms that can give rise to diseases, motivated by work activity. Its transmission […]