The instruments used for a typical embalming procedure are sanitized after each use and demonstrated here. This is a good time to mention that an embalming fluid mixture is gently injected into remains only in the quantity necessary to preserve the body for services or shipment. The fluid does displace some of the blood and other body fluids which are flushed into the public system. This is the same thing that happened when the person was alive! Waste stream audits have found virtually NO RISK to public health or sanitation workers from this process. Note the Polyzorb blankets. They're to clean up dangerous spills.
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