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The Serious Impacts of Flood Damage, Escape of Water, Mould, and Contamination...



With the recent Storms having a devastating impact on Businesses throughout the country, flooding, escape of water, mould, and contamination can have a devastating impact on businesses.


Not only can they cause damage to property and equipment, but they can also pose a serious risk to the health of employees.


Flood damage


Floods can cause a wide range of damage to businesses, including:

  • Structural damage to buildings

  • Damage to electrical equipment

  • Loss of inventory and stock

  • Contamination of food and water supplies

In addition to the physical damage, floods can also cause significant disruption to business operations. Employees may be unable to work, and businesses may need to close their doors while repairs are carried out.


Escape of water


Escape of water can occur from a variety of sources, including:

  • Burst pipes

  • Leaking roofs

  • Faulty plumbing

Escape of water can cause similar damage to flood damage, as well as encouraging the growth of mould and mildew.


Mould and mildew


Mould and mildew are fungi that thrive in damp conditions. They can cause a variety of health problems, including:

  • Respiratory problems

  • Allergic reactions

  • Skin irritation

Mould and mildew can also damage property and equipment.


Contamination


Contamination can occur from a variety of sources, including:

  • Sewage

  • Chemicals

  • Hazardous waste

Contamination can pose a serious risk to the health of employees. It can also lead to environmental damage.


Health risks to employees


Exposure to flood damage, escape of water, mould, and contamination can increase the risk of a number of health problems, including:

  • Respiratory problems

  • Skin irritation

  • Allergic reactions

  • Cancer

How Insite Specialist Services can protect and prevent...


Insite Specialist Services offers a range of services to help businesses protect and prevent against flood damage, escape of water, mould, and contamination. These services include:

  • Risk assessments

  • Property surveys

  • Remediation work

  • Preventative measures

Insite Specialist Services, led by Gordon Bruce, has a team of experienced and qualified professionals who can provide businesses with the advice and support they need to protect their property and, more importantly, their employees.


To find out how Insite Specialist Services can assist call Gordon Bruce on 0141 956 5050 or email him at gordon.bruce@insitespecialistservices.co.uk



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