Always Available To Serve You
Our technicians are well trained to handle the severest bio-hazard challenges. Whether homicide, suicide, unattended death, or other horrific events, we are experienced and prepared.
You call us at any hour of the day or night, 7 days a week and we will provide the information you need. Our goal is to return your scene to its pre-incident condition as soon as possible.
We can help to ease your pain and anxiety by cleaning thoroughly for you. You can expect professionalism, care, and concern from our bio-hazard services, no matter how small or large the task.
Our services include cleaning, sanitizing and deodorizing. Our services are not limited to crime and trauma scenes, but also include suicides, homicides, decomposition and/or natural and accidental deaths.
We recognize that the times in which our services are needed are usually unpleasant and may even be tragic. It is for this reason that we strive to provide you with the most professional and courteous services at all times. Our team is dedicated to minimizing the affects of trauma and crime to family members and property owners. You, the customer, are our first priority.
Other Recovery Services
- Flood and sewage backups
- Distressed property remediation (unfit for habitation)
- Animal and pet odors
- Biological terrorism
- Mass casualty scenes
- Police chemicals usage
- Disease outbreaks
- Medical waste transport, treatment and disposal
- Communicable disease infection control
- Hoarder house cleanup
American Bio Recovery
T.C. Griffin, owner of Bio-Hazard Services Inc, an ABRA member. ABRA is a nonprofit organization which promotes education, proficiency, and ethical standards for bio-recovery services. Members are sworn to uphold the highest levels of industry performance. This young industry is basically unregulated and is populated by companies with varying degrees of knowledge and abilities. That is why it is so important to know as much as possible about the companies that you may be referring, or contracting with.
Levels of Bio-hazard
The United States’ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) categorizes various diseases in levels of biohazard, Level 1 being minimum risk and Level 4 being extreme risk.
- Bio-hazard Level 1: Bacillus subtilis, canine hepatitis, E. coli, varicella (chicken pox). At this level precautions against the bio-hazardous materials in question are minimal, most likely involving gloves and some sort of facial protection. Decontamination procedures for this level are similar in most respects to modern precautions against everyday viruses (i.e.: washing one’s hands with anti-bacterial soap, washing all exposed surfaces of the lab with disinfectants, etc).
- Biohazard Level 2: Hepatitis B, hepatitis C, influenza, Lyme disease, salmonella, scrapie.
- Biohazard Level 3: Anthrax, BSE, HIV, mumps, West Nile virus, SARS, smallpox, tuberculosis, typhus, Yellow fever.
- Biohazard Level 4: Bolivian fever, Dengue fever, Ebola, Hanta virus, Lassa virus, and other various hemorrhagic diseases (mostly of African descent). When dealing with biological hazards at this level the use of a Hazmat suit and a self-contained oxygen supply is mandatory. The entrance and exit of a level four bio-lab will contain multiple showers, a vacuum room, an ultra-violet light room, and other safety precautions designed to destroy all traces of the bio-hazard. Multiple airlocks are employed and are electronically secured to prevent both doors opening at the same time. All air and water service going to and coming from a level 4 bio-lab will undergo similar decontamination procedures to eliminate the possibility of an accidental release.