Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

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Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

Jul 2017 13 11:49

Post by Lucastone1 » Thu, 13th Jul 2017, 11:49am

Post by Lucastone1 by Lucastone1 Jul 2017 13 11:49

I did wonder after i cleaned the gutters out after two occasions and afterwards i had very bad chest infections that the cause was something in the gutters. Now this year i'm having a firm jet them all out. I asked if the price include taking away all the debris and they said yes they will be removing the Bio hazard waste. So now my suspicions are confirmed. Just a heads up lads, be careful.

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Re: Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

Jul 2017 13 11:58

Post by UnderPaid » Thu, 13th Jul 2017, 11:58am

Post by UnderPaid by UnderPaid Jul 2017 13 11:58

Yes its all the bird poop.
I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people.... I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort it self out.

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Jul 2017 13 11:59

Post by adyjay » Thu, 13th Jul 2017, 11:59am

Post by adyjay by adyjay Jul 2017 13 11:59

Legionella can be got from stagnant water, e.g. gutters, car windscreen bottles when you spray the screen and have not used a proper windscreen cleaning fluid in it that kills the bugs, and this is especially more important in the summer, so in all if you are using a jet washer too blasting out the gutters then you could breath the droplets of water in and could be at risk of a respiratory illness.
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Re: Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

Jul 2017 13 12:03

Post by Skoolkeeper » Thu, 13th Jul 2017, 12:03pm

Post by Skoolkeeper by Skoolkeeper Jul 2017 13 12:03

[Like.png] this post, very informative, [Wink.png]

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Re: Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

Jul 2017 13 13:39

Post by Dragonrider » Thu, 13th Jul 2017, 1:39pm

Post by Dragonrider by Dragonrider Jul 2017 13 13:39

Whist I was in hospital late 2015, there was one guy in the ward who was been treated with some weird radioactive goo via intravenous feeds as he had been poisoned by starling poop and had nearly died. He was well on the road to recovery when I left but he'd been in hospital for longer than I was so I can well believe that bird poop is dangerous and should be treated with respect as well as those in the correct PPE.
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Re: Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

Jul 2017 13 14:04

Post by UnderPaid » Thu, 13th Jul 2017, 2:04pm

Post by UnderPaid by UnderPaid Jul 2017 13 14:04

I clean the gutters with a toilet brush duct taped to a paint roller extension pole so i'm a good 10ft away from any potential contamination plus face shield and gloves.
I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people.... I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort it self out.

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Re: Rainwater guttering - Bio hazard

Jul 2017 16 19:56

Post by rich76 » Sun, 16th Jul 2017, 7:56pm

Post by rich76 by rich76 Jul 2017 16 19:56

Whilst everything said by all is true I think you are just unlucky Lucastone1. Cleaned gutters since I was a teenager and still do. Never been ill.
Saying that though friend of mine was ditching with me last year and he came down ill after that. I guess my immune system must be top notch. [Happy.png]

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