Flooding – Protecting You & Your Property
When it comes to deal with flooding, your first priority is to make sure that you are well protected!
Floodwaters such as sewer backups or severe flooding can carry disease and bacteria from raw sewage, which can lead to serious health problems and long term health complications.
First and foremost, safety must be a priority. Take all precautions by avoiding exposure to these elements. Wear protective clothing such as;
Suits – Protective suits such as Tyvek by DuPont or something similar.
Mask – minimum P95 –if mold is suspected upgrade your mask to a P100 respirator
Gloves – Wear Latex gloves under heavy protective work gloves
Footwear – CSA green stamp safety footwear or rubber or steel toed boots
Glasses – Safety glasses -Protect your eyes when cutting drywall and removing insulation.
These are general guidelines only. If unsure please consult a professional. Mayken Hazmat Solutions is here to help you through this devastating time in your life.
Consult Mayken Hazmat Solutions a Remediation Specialist
Detailed information about how to properly clean and disinfect areas that have been flooded is available HERE under the Public Health resources section.
If you’d like to learn more about mold prevention, you can READ MORE HERE.
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