Biohazard and Crime Scene Safety Training
The Law Enforcement community risks their lives everyday to help their communities when in need. 24Trauma works closely with police departments throughout New England to ensure that they are protected while on scene by providing donated personal protective equipment and offering biohazard and crime scene safety training.
Mike Wiseman: Owner/Operations Manager
Mike brings his 20 years of knowledge, dedication, and experience in the industry, along with his certified technicians to serve you in your time of need.
Mike has been in the biohazard industry for over 20 years. He has taught throughout the country with the CDC and OSHA, and has also helped the two industries set up their current guidelines on BBP standards and operations. Mike has remediated over 10,000 scenes during his career, including participating in the anthrax work throughout New York City and the postal service, and the Boston Marathon Bombings. He is among the top biohazard experts in the industry, along with being an infectious disease specialist.
Kerry Gilmore: Director of Sales and Marketing/Training
Kerry graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2009 and at that time started in the biohazard remediation industry. She began in the field as a cleanup technician remediating crime/death scenes, jail cells, and hoarding houses. Kerry has since taken over the marketing department and is one of the top trainers in biohazard safety. Her knowledge on crime scene safety comes from experience, speaking with many law enforcement officers, and having a close relationship with the Center for Disease Control.
Ed graduated from Southeastern Regional Vocational School and worked in the automobile collision and restoration industry for 25 years. He was ASE certified as a Master Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician. In 1997 he began servicing hydraulic rescue tools, and then joined his father’s firefighting equipment sales business ( Ed Lyons Fire Equipment ). Ed concentrated primarily on sales, service and training of Holmatro Rescue Tools, and was also factory certified as an Advanced Rescue Tool Technician. He began selling all of the products that the business carried, from protective clothing to hand tools, nozzles, valves and hose. He also expanded their service department to include maintenance and repair of nozzles, valves, motorized equipment such as chain saws and ventilation fans as well as repairing and making up custom lengths of fire hose. During that time he also trained many firefighters in the use of hydraulic rescue tools, high and low pressure lifting bags, rescue struts and shoring systems. Ed attended many classes and seminars on all types of firefighting equipment, tactics and protective clothing. Eddie joined 24 Fire in Feb. 2016 and with his contacts in the Fire Service have worked on helping us build a partnership with fire departments by providing trainings, attending association meetings, seminars and trade shows. He have also been helping out with training our technicians in properly securing properties after a loss as well as actually working at scenes to secure properties.
24 Trauma has been teaching biohazard and crime scene safety to law enforcement agencies and first responders for over 15 years. Some institutions we have performed our safety seminar for are:
- Henry Lee Institute of Forensics
- University of Rhode Island- B.C.I. Detectives
- Massachusetts State Police (Crime Scene Services Sections and Detective Units)
- 500+ Local Police and Fire/EMS Departments throughout New England
- Boston Police Detectives
- Transit Police
24 Trauma BBP/PPE Safety Seminar Outline
1) Bio-Hazardous Safety – Pertaining to investigators in the field.
2) 24 Trauma Introduction
a) Safety Seminar Introduction
i) Why seminar is pertinent to investigators
ii) Exposure control intro
iii) PPE intro
3) Exposures (Pre and Post):
a) Pre Exposure
i) Sharps, tact strips, bedframe etc.
ii) Splashing, ingesting, absorption
iii) Sharp sticks and procedure
b) Post Exposure
i) Hand hygiene
ii) DICO Notification and doctor follow up
4) Possible Disease/Infection/Matter Exposures (includes symptoms, treatments, and necessary information regarding exposure):
b) Hepatitis A
c) Hepatitis B
d) Hepatitis C
f) Fecal Matter
g) Sick Houses
i) Mold, Fecal Matter, Hoard and Trash Houses
l) Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)
5) Infections and diseases carried by feline and canine species
6) Infections and diseases carried by birds and other animals
7) Motor Vehicle Accidents
a) How to protect yourself while on scene
ii) Blood on – Headliner, steering wheel, seatbelt
iii) When to be cautious…
8) Dangers of your job
a) Fingerprint Powders
9) How to protect yourself upon entering a potentially hazardous scene.
a) PPE is not an option
b) Standard operating procedures
c) OSHA requirements
10) Miscellaneous information