Every day across Melbourne and Victoria, thousands of property owners, real estate agents, law enforcement and forensic cleaners are inadvertently exposed to potentially life threatening biohazards and diseases as a result of trauma, crime and biohazard situations. Melbourne Forensic Cleaning is Melbourne and Victoria’s biohazard remediation company, dedicated to easing emotional trauma and property damage and contamination for those who have had a homicide, suicide, or unattended death in their home or place of business. Melbourne Forensic Cleaning is committed to protecting the safety of people everywhere. Our biohazard remediation technicians, forensic cleaning technicians and site supervisors and technicians are trained in blood-borne pathogen controls, respiratory protection, personal protective equipment and hazardous communications.
Infectious Diseases and Biohazards
HIV Cases | The rate of newly diagnosed HIV infections in Australia has risen by 10% in 12 months. Last year, 1,253 cases of HIV were diagnosed with number of new diagnoses increasing over the past 14 years, from 719 cases in 1999.
HEP B Cases | In Australia, 213,300 people are chronically infected with hepatitis B however, nearly half of those living with chronic hepatitis B in Australia are undiagnosed
HEP C Cases | An estimated 230,470 people were living in Australia with chronic hepatitis C infection
MRSA (Golden Staph) Cases | The emergence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a worldwide phenomenon with epidemics reported in many regions. Approximately 2000 Australians contract MRSA each year
Infectious Disease Exposure
HEP C Exposure | 4 DAYS The Hepatitis C Virus can survive outside the body at room temperature for at least 16 hours but no longer than 4 days.
HEP B Exposure | 7 DAYS Hepatitis B Virus can survive outside3 of the body for at least 7 days and can infect others
HIV Exposure | 4 WEEKs HIV can survive for up to 4 weeks in syringes where blood has been drawn up and then flushed out.
MRSA Exposure | MONTHS MRSA can survive outside a body for months depending on environmental factors such as humidity
How Biohazard and Blood borne Disease Exposure Happens
- Inhalation of blood borne pathogens
- Needle sticks or cuts from sharps
- Contact with you eyes, nose, mouth or broken skin with blood or bodily fluids
- Assaults including bits, cuts or knife penetration
How to protect yourself from Biohazards and Disease
- Ensure your vaccinations are up to date including Hepatitis B and Tetanus
- Use sharps containers where possible
- Use PPE including face masks, disposable gloves, bio-suits and other personal protective apparel any time there is the potential exposure to blood or bodily fluids
Why Choose Melbourne Forensic Cleaning to Assist with your Biohazard Remediation
When you have an unexpected bio hazardous situation occur that requires a company with a discrete service, look no further than Melbourne Forensic Cleaning. We deal with very wide range of biological, highly hazardous forensic scenes on a daily basis and have the skills to restore or remediate all infectious scenes to make safe and remove odour. Melbourne Forensic Cleaning is a specialist Forensic Cleaning and Biohazard Remediation firm offering a comprehensive bio-remediation service coupled with reliable and industry leading solutions for each job-specific challenge. Our internationally IICRC trained and certified biohazard remediation technicians possess strong attention to detail, strong focus on risk management and accountability on every job to ensure a successful and reliable forensic cleaning service in Melbourne and Victoria.