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Choosing a bioremediation company is something most of us have never considered having to do, and attempting to choose the right one at an emotionally traumatic time can be a very difficult prospect.
At Advanced Bio-Treatment, our local, professional teams are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to make sure we can get to you quickly and return the location to its original state, removing all traces or trauma, hoarding or other biological contaminates, so that you can focus on what matters, you and your family.
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Have questions about crime scene cleanup? Take a look at the list below for some of our most often asked questions.
Is ABT Certified?
- Crime Scene Cleanup Decontamination Certified by AMDECON
- Odor Control certified by IICRC
- HAZWOPER certified by Compliance Solutions
- State Certification for Meth Lab Decontamination Lic # CML 0805-05
- OSHA compliant: Respiratory Protection, HAZCOM and Blood Borne Pathogen
- API Worksafe certified
- Code of Safe Practices – OSHA specialist tested
What is Crime Scene Cleanup?
Crime Scene Cleanup is the decontamination and remediation of biohazards primarily associated with crime scene cleanup from violent crime or suicide cleanup or the cleaning of the site of an unattended death. Other situations associated with crime scene cleanup include the cleaning of drug manufacturing such as meth labs or homes involving hoarding or animal infestation.
Who pays for Crime Scene Cleanup?
Many insurance policies will cover the expense of crime scene cleanup. Advanced Bio Treatment works directly with your insurer to assist in filing your insurance claim and ensuring complete trauma scene decontamination.
Can ABT help quickly?
Advanced Bio Treatment has operators available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to respond quickly to your emergency. We have crews located throughout the eastern United States and will respond immediately. For more information, call 800-295-1684.
Who is responsible for Crime Scene Cleanup?
Unfortunately, even in the wake of violent crime or suicide, it is the responsibility of the property owner to have the scene cleaned and decontaminated. This means that family members, often still mourning the loss of a loved one, must make the arrangements for scene cleanup.
Why hire a Crime Scene Cleanup Company?
Crime Scene Cleanup involves direct contact with biohazards such as bloodborne pathogens. There are OSHA and EPA regulations involved in scene cleanup and CTS decon activities. Also, Advanced Bio Treatment’s cleaning professionals are familiar with insurance claim requirements and insurance payment policies. Quite simply, crime scene cleanup or trauma scene cleanup is best left to professionals.
How does a Crime Scene Cleanup Work?
Advanced Bio Treatment employs trained professionals that understand the federal regulations involving blood borne pathogens and biohazard decontamination but also the need for compassion and discretion. Our cleaning professionals handle site remediation quickly, quietly, and thoroughly.