Upon completion of the cleanup activities, Higgins recommends a post cleaning evaluation that includes checking the effectiveness of the cleaning and disinfection processes by the restoration contractor and sampling for certain bacteria and other microbial contaminants. ANSI/IICRC S500, Chapter 3 - Health Effects from Indoor Exposure to Microbial Contamination in Water Damaged Buildings recommends a final inspection and post-cleaning/disinfecting sampling to verify restoration and remediation effectiveness in the areas affected by the contamination.
Higgins offers the following services:
Conduct initial site evaluation, hazard assessment, and set up sampling plan.
ATP sanitation monitoring to provide objective, actionable, and traceable test results.
Environmental infection control contractor oversight during remediation activities.
Collect post remediation samples (surface and bulk post cleaning and disinfection).
Interpretation of field sampling and lab analytical results & preparation of a written report.