Do's & Don'ts After Trauma
After a traumatic event, mustering the strength needed to take the first steps toward recovery can be challenging. If your property requires trauma or crime scene cleanup, SERVPRO of Dyersburg/Union City can help restore your home. Traumatic situations require experience, training, and respect for all involved. SERVPRO of Dyersburg/Union City tries to make the restoration process as stress-free as possible. Once police investigations are complete, cleanup can begin. While you are waiting for help to arrive, it is important to remember what you can do and what you can’t.
What To Do:
In the event of a crime or accident, the top concern is preventing any more accidents or loss of life. The second concern is preventing any more damages to your home or property.
- Call Emergency Personnel
- Call emergency service personnel if the situation is life-threatening.
- Stay Out of The Area
- Stay out of the areas that have been affected by the event as there may be potentially dangerous hazardous materials left behind.
- Treat Fluids As If Contaminated
- Treat all bodily fluids as if they are contaminated.
What Not To Do:
- Don’t Attempt to Clean
Don’t attempt cleanup of any kind.
Don’t Touch or Handle Items
Don't touch or handle items that may be contaminated with bodily fluids.