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US Ecology Provides Decontamination Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

US Ecology US Ecology Provides Decontamination Response to COVID-19 Outbreak
The company handles hazardous materials and infectious waste streams daily and manages decontamination responses amid infectious disease outbreaks.

US Ecology, Inc., in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, offers a comprehensive range of decontamination response and disposal services to customers, providing solutions for all disinfecting and decontamination needs to combat the spread of COVID-19

With a nationwide footprint of disposal facilities and service centers in place, US Ecology said it stands ready to serve new and existing customers.

“US Ecology’s highly trained professionals are currently providing COVID-19 decontamination services for a wide range of customers including retail establishments, government agencies, cruise lines, restaurants, as well as insurance, transportation and other companies across the country,” the company said in a statement. 

The company’s experts handle hazardous materials and infectious waste streams on a daily basis while performing many services and have extensive experience with managing decontamination responses to biohazards and infectious disease outbreaks with the current COVD-19 outbreak as well as Ebola, H1N1 and other past health crises. US Ecology’s range of decontamination services include biological and infectious response, cleanup and disposal, blood borne pathogen cleanup and infectious waste management. 

“US Ecology’s decontamination procedures meet or exceed the recommendations and work practices established by the Center for Disease Control, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, World Health Organization and other agencies,” according to the company. “At each site, crew members follow stringent protocols to establish highly defined and controlled support, entry, decontamination and hot zones to ensure the safe entry/exit of response personnel and the protection of non-response personnel from affected areas. Decontamination procedures are executed by highly trained personnel wearing the highest-grade personal protective equipment and using only approved and highly effective hospital-grade disinfecting agents.” 

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