Any accidents, crimes or other situations where blood is spilled require professional decontamination due to the risk of blood-borne diseases and illnesses.
It’s always a good idea to avoid contact with someone else’s blood wherever possible. Otherwise, you risk exposure to diseases like:
HIV – Human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, is a serious pathogen which can cause AIDS. This is a life-threatening condition that reduces the strength of your immune system, potentially leading to an increased risk of infection, cancer and other problems. HIV is transmitted through contact with infected bodily fluids, including blood.