Cleaning Up After A Suicide And What To Expect

When families and loved ones are faced with an untimely death by suicide or an attempted suicide, the challenges ahead seem unimaginable. Many families are left with not only the overwhelming emotional distress, but they may also be left with areas in a home or vehicle that need immediate assistance in cleanup and disposal. HAZstat is a professional cleanup service that specializes in the cleanup of blood, death cleaning, murder cleanup, suicide cleanup, crime scene cleanup and homicide cleanup in the Orlando metro area and throughout Florida.

When suicide cleanup services are needed in a home, or on a property knowing what to expect can be an important step in the suicide scene cleanup process. Once a trauma cleaning provider of your choice has been employed they may ask you to leave the scene. The main reasons are for safety and not wanting to add any more emotional stress to your tragedy. In the case of a self-inflicted gunshot on a chair, sofa or bed mattress these items may need to be removed from the residence if a thorough cleaning cannot be completed.
Every situation is different when it comes to loved ones, some may just want the items disposed of verses cleaning. Some may have a strong attachment to this item and want cleaning if possible. This is a question that may be asked when you meet with the biohazard cleanup service provider. Depending on the amount of blood saturation on carpet, the area of the spill may need to be cut out then put in regulated bags and boxes properly marked. Any items that cannot be fully cleaned will be disposed of to a registered facility.
The loss of a loved is the hardest life event any of us will go through. Here at HAZstat our hope is that anyone facing this inconceivable traumatic event in their lives will understand what to expect when an experienced crime and trauma scene cleanup company is needed.

HAZstat utilizes state of the art equipment along with proper disinfection cleaners and techniques. We train our technicians thoroughly to be able to handle any cleanup scenario. HAZstat guarantees our technicians meet all criteria for all State and OSHA regulations. We take special care that all biohazard waste is carefully cleaned and removed. The safety and wellbeing of our customers, personnel, family members and community is our top priority. HAZstat is a registered biohazard waste transporter and trauma scene cleanup provider with Florida Department of Health. We can legally store and transport bio-hazardous waste to a approved facility in Florida. DOH # 7635. Have that peace of mind and contact our biohazard cleanup company HAZstat today .
HAZstat understands and respects your privacy. We treat each incident with complete care and confidentiality. Our company sets in place stringent actions to protect our customer’s privacy. Our vehicles are unmarked for discretion. We will not disclose why we are at your home to neighbors or speak to the media.

9 Facts About Suicide

In 2013, there were 41,149 deaths by suicide in the United States. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death. It is the second leading cause of death for 15 – 24 year olds. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US for all ages. (CDC)

• The suicide rates decreased from 1990-2000 from 12.5 suicides per 100,000 to 10.4 per 100,000. Over the past decade, however, the rate has again increased to 12.1 per 100,000. Every day, approximately 105 Americans die by suicide. (CDC)
• There is one death by suicide in the US every 13 minutes. (CDC)
• Depression affects 20-25% of Americans ages 18+ in a given year. (CDC)
• Suicide takes the lives of over 38,000 Americans every year. (CDC)
• Only half of all Americans experiencing an episode of major depression receive treatment. (NAMI)
• 80% -90% of adolescents that seek treatment for depression are treated successfully using therapy and/or medication. (TADS study)
• An estimated quarter million people each year become suicide survivors (AAS).
• There is one suicide for every estimated 25 suicide attempts. (CDC)
• There is one suicide for every estimated 4 suicide attempts in the elderly. (CDC)

SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education) www.save.org

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If you are thinking of suicide please call this # now

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255) [24/7 hotline]

1-888-628-9454 (Spanish)

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