When an incident occurs you need to act quickly, to mitigate the damage and prevent secondary damage. The first 24 – 48hrs are the most critical time after a loss and an effective response during this time can mean the difference between a rapid and effective recovery ……..or a total loss.
BELFOR experts have the ability to be on site anywhere, quickly. We can ‘stop the clock’, avoiding potential unnecessary additional costs and lost time. We can also take the pressure out of the situation and give you the ‘breathing room’ to take stock, take control and increase your chances of a successful recovery.
Immediate Measures can include:
Making the environment safe & secure
Identifying and containing hazardous waste & materials
Installation of temporary power solutions
Removal of water & debris
Initial ‘gross cleaning’ to remove contamination
Removal of un-restorable items to prevent cross contamination
Removal or protection of assets to prevent further damage
Stabilisation of environmental conditions (e.g. temperature and humidity) to prevent secondary damage such as corrosion, swelling, discolouration and mould growth
Application of specialist chemicals to prevent corrosion and mould growth
Freezing of water damaged documents to prevent further damage
Failure to act quickly could result in:
Unnecessary and preventable secondary damage
Increased recovery costs
Longer recovery times
Increased down time
Increased Business Interruption costs
Loss of market share & reputation
When the worst happens don’t delay, call the BELFOR experts and start your recovery immediately.