Helping Educational Institutions Provide Clean, Healthy Environments for Their Students.

Structure & Environmental Contaminants


Our Commercial Operations Team in NYC has built a reputation as a reliable, hands-on organization ready 24 hours a day to take on any size disaster. Our strengths lie within our forward thinking & team-oriented  approach. We employ highly skilled Project Managers, technicians and specialists to ensure the highest level of care while meticulously documenting every step of the process.

Water Damage

Categories of Water

Broken pipe, icemaker, drain overflow. Does not contain waste or contaminants.

Washing machine, dishwasher, roof leak. Has some soils and contaminants.

Raw sewage, floods. High degree of waste and contaminants.

Originates from a sanitary water source and does not pose substantial risk from dermal, ingestion, or inhalation exposure.

Water that contains significant contamination and has the potential to cause discomfort or sickness if contacted or consumed by humans. With a fast evaporation rate, this level affects an entire room, carpeting, or cushioning, the wetness has wicked up the walls at least 12”, and there is moisture remaining in structural materials.

Water that is grossly contaminated and can contain pathogenic, toxigenic or other harmful agents.

Class 1

Slow evaporation rate. Only part of a room or area was affected, there is little or no wet carpet, and the moisture has only affected materials with a low permeance rate, such as plywood or concrete.

Class 2

Water that contains significant contamination and has the potential to cause discomfort or sickness if contacted or consumed by humans. Can contain potentially unsafe levels of microorganisms or nutrients for microorganisms as well as other organic or inorganic matter.

Class 3

This class has the fastest evaporation rate, and ceilings, walls, insulation, carpet and sub-floors are all saturated. The liquid may have come from overhead.

Class 4

This class is labeled as specialty drying situations, which means there has been enough liquid and time to saturate materials with very low permeance, such as hardwood, brick, or stone.

General Procedures

Storm damage to the roof of the main faculty building at UNCW lead to water damage on multiple floors. We were tasked with mitigating further damage to the building and management of the recovery process.

Remediation

COMMON SOURCES OF EXCESS MOISTURE AND MOLD GROWTH INCLUDE

Mold Protocols

Mold Laws

Article 32

Requires companies to be licensed for mold inspection which entails training of mold assessment technicians & remediation specialists. The law also sets minimum work standards.

License Requirement For All Businesses:

Minimum Work Standards

10 square feet or less (Contiguous area)

10 – 100 square feet (Contiguous area)

More than 100 square feet (Contiguous area)

Category 
Infectious Substance

Category A: Infectious Substance

A form capable of causing permanent disability or life threatening or fatal disease in otherwise healthy humans or animals when exposed.

Category 
Infectious Substance

Other types of OPIM (Other Potentially Infectious Material)

The norovirus outbreak on the campus of the University of Rochester in 2016 infected 195 students.

Norovirus is a very contagious virus that spreads from an infected person, from contaminated food or water, or by touching contaminated surfaces, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis — inflammation of the stomach and the intestines — in the United States.

The effects of norovirus tend to last 24 to 48 hours.

Preparedness Reduces

Our team is prepared and ready to serve you 24/7 throughout New York City. We have the team and the experience needed to manage multiple project throughout the area.

We maintain strategic relationships with contracting vendors around the city and throughout New England. When needed we are capable of pulling together resources and additional technicians to handle disasters of large scale proportions providing you peace of mind in these stressful situations.

In these unprecedented moments you will need a team you can rely on to quickly respond and remain vigilant throughout the restoration process.

These services are available to help you when cleaning projects become too large for school staff and require dedicated attention to ensure proper completion. 

We offer a line of non-toxic cleaning products to help ensure a healthy environment for your students and staff.

SERVPRO Commercial Opps NYC

Sean Slutsky • (516) 617-1000 • SERVPRO Disaster Recovery Team

We approach every project with a dedication to hard work and a willingness to understand the needs of each individual situation.  Our Commercial Operations team members engage in rigorous trainings and maintain Continuing Education.  We have been on the front-lines of some of the countries largest natural disasters where we have been tasked with managing every stage of the mitigation, recovery & reconstruction process.  Our extensive reach allows us to be Faster to any sized Disaster.