Can viruses live outside the human body? Yes or no?
Now that I have your attention, stay focused! Now let’s work on keeping yourself and the environment around you safe.
Viruses such as HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C are the most common types of bloodborne pathogens and can live several days outside the body, still leaving a risk for infection.
What do you do if you across a biohazard situation containing blood and other bodily fluids?
You should NEVER try to clean an infected area without proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and proper training for handling and cleaning biohazard areas. At Bio-One every personnel is a trained B.O.T.S. Technician. We want to keep not only our staff safe, but also the clients we serve.
We are at the forefront of the biohazard battlefield and we want to win!
If you should come across a biohazard situation containing blood or any other bodily fluids, please follow these simple steps: