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Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

 

Q:
Can't I just use my regular cleaning or janitorial service to
clean up blood or pathological waste?

  Q:
Who pays for bio-recovery services?
  A:
Not unless your regular cleaning or janitorial service has been properly trained and equipped to handle bio-hazardous waste such as blood or body fluids, and has accepted mechanism in place to dispose of the recovered bio-hazardous waste.
  A:
Ultimately, the property owner is responsible for the cost of this service. In most cases, however, home, business or auto insurance will pay for bio-recovery services. If the victim has no insurance, the crime victim board may be in a position to authorize and pay for bio-recovery services

 

 

 

Q:
Can I have an employee of my business clean the scene?

 

Q:
What are bloodborne pathogens?

 

A:
Federal regulation 29CFR1910.1030 states that no employees can be placed in a position to be exposed to blood spills without first:

  • Receiving bloodborne pathogen training (BBP)
  • Having a written BBP exposure plan
  • Having been provided personal protective equipment
  • Having been offered Hepatitis B vaccine and exposure
        evaluation and follow up
  • Being provided with a method to remove and properly store
        bio-hazardous waste in properly marked containers for
        disposal at an approved site.
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    A:
    They are microorganisms such as viruses or bacteria that are carried in blood and can cause disease in people.



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