International Protective Services (IPS) decontaminates police vehicles, holding and jail cells.

The law enforcement officer encounters numerous life threatening disease daily in the jails, suspects, prisoners arrested, victims of accidents and crimes and the general public.

IPS is called on a daily basis for such occurrences as:

  • Biohazardous Decontamination
  • Methamphetamine laboratory contamination
  • Flood and sewage backups
  • Homicides
  • Human decompositions
  • Bird or rodent droppings (hantavirus/histoplasmosis dangers)
  • Toxic mold, spore and fungus remediation
  • Distressed property remediation (unfit for habitation)
  • Animal and pet contamination
  • Dead animal removal
  • Biological terrorism
  • Mass casualty scenes
  • Police chemicals usage
  • Disease outbreaks
  • Medical waste transport, treatment and disposal
  • Traffic Accidents
  • Suicides
  • Police Shootings
  • Natural Deaths
  • Accidental deaths
  • MRSA
  • Blood Spills
  • Hoarding (pack rat house)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Clean outs
  • Lice removal
  • Bed bugs in the rear of patrol cars
  • Jail cells
  • Interview rooms
  • Rear sear of police vehicles
  • Train accidents and more
  • Sale of PPE or Personal Protective Equipment

Crime Scenes and Biohazardous Areas

Diseases such as Aids, HIV and Hepatitis B & C are all carried in the human blood and other bodily fluids. Crime scenes, traffic accidents and other instances where people are injured should be approached with caution. The decontamination of these Biohazardous areas should be completed by professionals and not laymen.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens

Bloodborne pathogens and human bodily fluids are potentially dangerous and could contain Hepatitis B & C, the AIDS virus, MRSA and much more. All employers in the State of Florida, whether public or private, having one or more employees who are determined to have “occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens”, must provide those employees with the following:

1. Training

2. Proper safety equipment

3. Other means necessary to protect employees from reasonably anticipated contact with potentially infectious

materials that may result from the performance of their duties.

4. Must provide medical treatment should an “exposure incident” occur