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National Police Week

Bio-Tec and each of us as a nation, take this time to remember those peace officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. To borrow from President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address in 1863: It is for us, the living, rather to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they have, thus far, so nobly carried on. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us that from …

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Suicide Statistics

Suicide U.S. Value: United States: 13.4 Healthiest State: District of Columbia: 8.2 Least-healthy State: Montana: 24.3 Definition: Age-adjusted number of deaths due to intentional self-harm per 100,000 population Data Source & Year(s): CDC, National Vital Statistics System Suggested Citation: America’s Health Rankings analysis of CDC, National Vital Statistics System, United Health Foundation, AmericasHealthRankings.org, Accessed. WHY DOES THIS MATTER? Suicide is a public health issue that affects people of all ages, races and ethnicities. There were more than 44,190 deaths by suicide in 2015, making it the tenth …

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Nightmare bacteria

BIO-TEC offers services that can significantly reduce the germs and bacteria within your home or office. Call 651-605-8366 for more info. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) bacteria CDC via Getty Images  “Nightmare bacteria” with the power to resist most antibiotics are popping up across the U.S., but new, aggressive policies can help stop them from spreading, federal health officials said Tuesday. A new program for testing suspect bacteria turned up unusual antibiotic-resistance genes 221 times in 2017, the …

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Crime Scene Cleanup – It’s Important to Do It Right!

Most people don’t consider the impact of crime scene cleanup until their property becomes the scene of a crime. At this point it ends up becoming a huge rush to decide “what do we do” and to find out who is capable of carrying out the clean up. Although it is something we don’t usually want to think about, it is important to be prepared in case a property you own is ever struck by …

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5 DANGERS OF METH LABS

According to the United States White House, methamphetamine is a dangerous chemical that is manufactured using variety of household and industrial chemicals. All of the chemicals are readily available to anyone who wants to purchase them. Meth Labs are enormously dangerous to clean, live in after they’ve been cleaned, and be around while they are active. You should know these dangers before moving near a suspected meth lab and before trying methamphetamine. 1. THEY USE EXTREMELY …

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Black Mold Exposure

The mold that people associate with Black Mold Exposure is a species technically known as Stachybotrys. It just so happens to be the most toxic mold known to man. We discovered this dense growth of Stachybotrys on a basement wall in a home where our client was being poisoned by black mold exposure. Black mold exposure symptoms When we first arrived at our client’s home, we noticed she looked very sickly, and she was experiencing psychological problems as well. …

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BLOOD CLEANUP

Blood contains bloodborne pathogens, which can become a threat to your health if one is exposed to hazardous blood. Being exposed to blood, which is considered hazardous fluid, is a very serious concern for anybody. Blood contains bloodborne pathogens, which can become a threat to your health if one is exposed to hazardous blood. In many occasions, one could get a bloody nose or perhaps get cut during an accident at work and blood drips …

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What You Need To Know About Water Damage

The Headache Of Dealing With Water Damage There’s nothing fun about having water damage in your home. But when a pipe bursts, a drain backs up, or a flood happens, you don’t have much of a choice. You may have quite a few questions in your mind. What should you do? Where do you turn? Water damage can cause plenty of stress, but the more you know about it, the more you will be able …

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The Inside Look At Crime Scene Cleaners

Second Responders If you have ever seen an episode of CSI, you have a pretty good idea of how messy a crime scene can get. Have you ever wondered what happens to a crime scene after the police are done? While the investigators get the Hollywood treatment, there are other people who come after to clean it all up. Crime scene cleaners have one of the most important jobs: restoring a sight of absolute horror so it …