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Sewage spills are unpleasant and can cause vast disruption to your business or home. Raw sewage can contain a variety of bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites that can cause serious illness and even death. The risk of contamination from unknown chemicals such as solvents, carcinogens and pesticides is incredibly high.
The potential danger of toxic, asphyxiating and flammable gases within a confined space can also be hazardous to your business and can have disastrous consequences to the environment and local water supply.
Spills from sewage pipes can spread rapidly so it is essential that any spills are dealt with quickly and effectively to minimise exposure and contain the spread.
If you notice water gushing from a manhole or a slow leak, it may be the start of a sewer spill. Do not dismiss wet areas that cannot be accounted for. You will need to be aware of:
Most illnesses that arise from contact with sewage are caused by pathogens, which are biological agents that cause disease or illness in a host. The most common pathogens in sewage are bacteria, parasites, and viruses.
They cause a wide variety of acute illnesses including diarrhoea and infections. These illnesses can be violent and unpleasant, but mostly pass after several days or weeks with no lasting effects. In some cases, however, pathogens can cause serious long-term illnesses or even death.
Diseases that can be caught from raw sewage include:
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"Since engaging Rentokil Specialist Hygiene they have been attending our site to carry out various specialist cleaning tasks at our food manufacturing site. I have had complete confidence in their ability to service our facility, whilst we have had to overcome some challenging issues as we continue to implement new technologies and processes. Rentokil's team have had a very positive impact, however I would like to particularly pick out Grant Scholes - RSH Regional Manager, Patricia Whan-Hatfield our RSH Account Manager and Roy Evans - RSH Supervisor for their support, expert feedback and willingness to go the extra mile. I look forward to continuing our excellent working relationship moving forwards and would recommend Rentokil Specialist Hygiene to any Food Manufacturing companies looking for specialist cleaning experts."
By Tyrrells Crisps - Herefordshire, September 2017
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Rentokil Specialist Hygiene understands the risks and dangers associated with sewage spills and offer an extensive and comprehensive sewage cleanup service. This service ensures all the potentially hazardous untimely sewage spills are contained and safely removed in a quick and cost effective manner which is considerate to the environment.
Rentokil Specialist Hygiene’s sewage cleanup service is used by a range of businesses and authorities throughout the UK to ensure the affected area is cleared of any possible risks and completely disinfected.
Rentokil Specialist Hygiene operate from 41 local branches covering the length of the UK. We are able to deliver national coverage, paired with extensive resources of the Rentokil Initial group.