You Need To Know When To Step AwayLast year, I received a call from a family member in distraught, because her brother finally returned home after a long stay in the hospital. She was always worried about her younger brother and she just wanted to do good by providing him with a clean, sanitized home when he returned.After asking her some initial questions (which is protocol before entering any premises) she told me the story about her brother’s history and the reason to why she was … [Read more...]
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From the latest on fentanyl lab statistics, identification and cleanup processes to walk through of cleaning projects we've taken on or completed. Under the articles category you'll find all the information to help you be informed.
Another Stolen Vehicle Recovered Sure, another stolen vehicle has been found and returned to it's owners and their initial thoughts may just be they're just glad to have it back, but did the thought of vehicle decontamination cross their mind?Probably not, but it should be a top priority.The majority of the time a vehicle is stolen it's for illegal activities and often it is related to drugs or the thief themselves is a drug user.This can involve needles, biohazards and even drug … [Read more...]
If you are a property owner, the chance that one of your properties will be used to process or distribute fentanyl or one of its derivatives is growing. Because fentanyl is generally produced elsewhere then shipped to distributors across North America, you are more likely to encounter it inside labs producing other drugs or inside distribution centers where they cut, package and send fentanyl and drugs that have been cut with fentanyl out onto the streets.Although a distribution lab does not … [Read more...]
There are multiple ways people can be exposed to fentanyl. Chemicals have become part of our daily lives. We use them for everything from cleaning windows to making automotive parts and lifesaving medicines. Unless you make a conscious effort to avoid coming into contact with them, you are likely exposed to a variety of commercially produced chemicals every day. Most of these chemicals have been tested and found to have negligible long-term side effects when used as directed. However, even these … [Read more...]
Unlike many other types of clandestine drug labs, remediation involving fentanyl facilities does not often involve significant amounts of liquid chemicals, chemical waste or residues. This is largely because much of the North American supply of fentanyl is made and shipped from overseas. Pills & PowderFentanyl is available commercially as a patch but is generally encountered as either a powder or a pill on the recreational market. Because fentanyl is so potent it is almost always cut or … [Read more...]