Hazardous materials can enter your home at any time. It is crucial that you know what is an emergency and what you should do. Many hazardous materials cannot wait and must be removed as soon as possible. Below, we will discuss what a true hazardous substance emergency is.

Crime Scenes

Crime scenes are traumatic and often very unexpected. During a crime, hazardous materials can be disperse throughout the area. Bodily fluids can carry diseases and viruses, putting everyone in the area at risk. Tear gas and mace may also be used at a crime scene. These chemicals can irritate you and make you sick. If a crime occurs on your property, it is crucial that you call a hazardous materials removal company as soon as possible. This is one of the main reasons we are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Accidents/Suicides

No one wants to think of an accident or suicide that might happen on their property, but it happens more than you think. Accidents and suicides may spread blood and bodily fluids. The scenes may also have chemicals, depending on what type of accident it is. If you have an accident or suicide, occur, always call a hazardous materials removal company after the police have cleared the area. You will need the area cleaned, as there could be viruses, chemicals, and other diseases.

Chemical Spills

Chemical spills can occur at both homes and businesses, but they are much more likely to happen on job sites. Any chemical spill is considered an emergency and should only be removed by a professional. Chemical spills can be deadly if not handled properly. If you have a chemical spill, call company which specializes in these matters immediately.

As you can see, there are many reasons to have a 24-hour emergency hazardous removal company. If you experience any of the above, contact your local service provider as soon as you can, as all of these are very dangerous and can cause illnesses and death!