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A career in crime scene cleanup services.
A career in crime scene cleanup services.
As a police officer, you are faced with traumatic situations daily. From violent crimes and homicides to suicides and serious accidents, you have likely seen it all. Still, when a member of your community has been a victim of a homicide, you want to do what you can for the family and help lighten […]Read Full Article
Updated: February, 2022 Accidental shooting death statistics can be a sobering reminder of mortality, but they are important in promoting prevention measures. For those families dealing with the death of a loved one from an accidental shooting, statistics can seem cold and unfeeling. But it’s important to put these statistics in front of others because […]Read Full Article
People are often drawn to the idea of becoming a crime scene technician because of how it’s portrayed on shows like Law & Order. It’s important to understand the realities of the job before pursuing actual employment. Below are some helpful things to know about this type of career. What is a Crime Scene Technician? […]Read Full Article
When dealing with the mess left by a hoarder, where do you even begin? It’s a big job and one that can also be dangerous. The tips below can help someone clean up the home of a hoarder. 4 Tips For Hoarder Cleanup Cleaning up the home of a hoarder is one of the […]Read Full Article
You are probably familiar with some of the stories that have made the news in recent years regarding tear gas. “Tear gas works by releasing an inhalant that infiltrates the mucous membranes,” according to Andrew Whitmarsh, AfterMath’s Operations Safety and Compliance Manager in Aurora, IL. But what exactly is it? What is it made of? […]Read Full Article
Superbugs are strains of bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi that are resistant to most of the antibiotics and other medications commonly used to treat the infections that they cause. Since the inception of antibiotics, the bacteria they treat have been adapting and changing in order to build up resistance. These antibiotic-resistant bacteria are called superbugs, […]Read Full Article
Can you name 5 examples of biological materials? According to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, “Biological substances include any materials that contain or are reasonably expected to contain a microorganism (such as bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, parasites, or fungi) or other agents that can cause disease in humans or animals.” This article will identify 5 common […]Read Full Article
For someone who has lost a loved one to suicide, dealing with the emotions that follow can be incredibly traumatic. What many people do not realize, however, is that cleaning up the scene is largely the responsibility of the family – an unthinkable task for those mourning the unexpected death of a family member or […]Read Full Article
Blood is notoriously hard to clean. It stains fabric, seeps into carpet, and binds to almost everything it touches. If you’ve taken to the Internet in search of the best way to clean a blood spill, you have probably stumbled across countless articles saying things like: Get to the stain while the blood is […]Read Full Article
Tragedy strikes when we’re least expecting it, so when you find yourself suddenly in need of a death cleanup service, it shouldn’t be another stressful burden. Getting a clear picture of what cleanup companies can and should provide is your first step. To make the process a little easier, and to make sure the job […]Read Full Article
What is a biohazard? The term biohazard refers to any biological materials (microorganisms, plants, animals, or their byproducts) that pose a threat to the health of living organisms. Potential biohazards can be found anywhere – at your job, in your doctor’s office, in your children’s classrooms – and should be handled with extreme caution. […]Read Full Article
People who are interested in pursuing a career in crime scene cleanup often have a lot of questions about the training, education, and certification requirements. In most cases, crime scene cleaners do not require a college degree or standard certification. They do, however, require extensive on-the-job training to prepare them for the work they will […]Read Full Article