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Safety Gear when cleaning crime scenes

Safety Gear when cleaning crime scenes

Crime scene clean up is a complicated process and it can also be dangerous. It is always better to be safe than sorry. You cannot just go to a crime scene and start cleaning up without the required equipment and gadgets to help keep you safe. If you are a professional crime scene clean up individual, then you must have been trained on all the supplies you need and the protective equipment you need to complete the process safely. One of the most important crime scenes clean up equipment is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). These include chemical spill boots, disposable non-porous gloves, a protective suit and filtered respirators. Most of this equipment is used once and is immediately disposed of after use in special hazardous waste containers. Solvents are also used by crime scene clean up professionals to re-liquefy blood that is dried and disinfect it safely. Handling blood requires a professional unless you want to take risks of getting infected by blood-borne pathogens and infectious diseases. Cleaning supplies like buckets, traditional mops, cleaning cloths and sponges are other safety gears used while doing a crime scene clean up. All the cleaning supplies are disposed of after use especially if the crime scene contained hazardous materials. You cannot risk the chances of using the supplies again just in case they were infected. Disinfectants like peroxide and bleach are used to remove stains left after the crime scene has dried. Remember collecting evidence is a time-consuming task. This means the blood on the floor will get dried up and soaked on the porous surfaces like walls and floorboards. If left...

How Virtual Reality Will Save Lives

On Friday, December 9th, 2016, the National Crime Scene Cleanup Association announced their plans on developing and marketing a first of it’s kind VR Training software designed to teach professionals courses on how to properly and safely clean up everything from blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids, chemical spills and viruses/bacteria – without ever being in harm’s way. Learn More.


Who cleans up crime scenes? Police, EMTs or coroners… or someone else entirely.

Who cleans up crime scenes? Police, EMTs or coroners… or someone else entirely.

As television shows like Law and Order and CSI, continue to get more and more popular, the audience watching these shows think that they understand what happens at a murder scene. At first, crime scene, personnel and law enforcement officials have to work together to secure the area where the crime is committed, and then they collect evidence. One big question remains unanswered: Who cleans up after a murder? Learn More.


Crime Victim Fund to the Rescue

Crime Victim Fund to the Rescue

Crime Victims Fund is a program introduced by the government in order to allow victims of violent crimes and their closest family members to reimburse the additional costs associated. Learn More.


The Importance of a Digitally Connected Crime Scene Cleanup Company

The Importance of a Digitally Connected Crime Scene Cleanup Company

crime scene cleanup digital VRCrime Scene Cleanup is an ever changing industry. There are always new equipment, technologies, chemicals, procedures, guidelines and breakthroughs when it comes to the science behind what we do as a company. All of the aforementioned things lead to one overall goal: they allow our men and women to be able to safely help our clients in the best, and fastest way. As humans develop new technology, this expands what we were able to do, and opens up new doors. But how important is a digitally connected crime scene cleanup company compared to one that is not? Read Full Post