Bacteria Testing

Benchmark Environmental Engineering provides bacteria testing to homeowners, commercial property owners, and government agencies in the San Jose, California. If you own a restaurant, a commercial business, or you suspect bacteria is present in your home, we can help. Our industrial hygienists take a comprehensive approach to bacteria testing and can provide you with a clear remediation plan. Don’t let germs in your home or work environment cause you any health issues, contact us today.

What Are The Health Hazards Of Bacteria?

There are many different bacteria that can be harmful to humans. Bacteria can be found in your home, office building, or commercial establishment. It’s important to know what the signs are of certain bacterial infections and the proper way to remediate the situation. Bacteria such as E. Coli and other microorganisms can be found in your water and soil. These can cause serious health issues and can be a cause for concern. Sewage water, or black water, can contain dangerous strains of coliform bacteria, including E. Coli and fecal coliform. E. Coli is known to cause digestive and respiratory system illnesses including stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, urinary tract infections, and pneumonia.

Microorganisms Can Cause Serious Health Issues

There are many microorganisms that can be hazardous to your health. We can test for microorganisms in soil and water for commercial and residential environments. Our team will perform soil testing, where many pathogens are harbored, as well as coliform testing which is considered the standard for water testing by the EPA. Our tests can determine if harmful bacteria such as MRSA, Norovirus, or Staphylococcus are present.

Avoid The Spread Of Bacteria

You can avoid spreading harmful bacteria around by following some simple hygiene rules. The most important thing you can do is wash your hands frequently. Washing your hands before eating and touching your nose or mouth can prevent bacterial spread. If you’ve been around anyone who is sneezing, coughing, or blowing their nose, you should wash your hands immediately and you should also avoid sharing beverages, food, or utensils with others. There are many disinfectants and detergents available that will help ward off any bacteria and they should be used often. Bacteria can be prevented by using caution and maintaining a hygienic environment.

Schedule Bacteria Testing Today

For comprehensive bacteria testing in the San Jose area, contact Benchmark Environmental Engineering. We will collect samples which are analyzed by an accredited laboratory. Then we compose a report identifying all of the health hazards present. This report will also contain recommendations for removing the bacteria, including a remediation protocol for a certified remediation contractor to implement. After completion of the project, we will retest the area and will issue a clearance certificate. Schedule an appointment with us today.

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