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We are Decon-1, a site-specific decontamination service for commercial, industrial, and government facilities. Our team is comprised of a group of highly trained, highly educated individuals that specialize in hazardous materials handling and the decontamination of biological, chemical, and radiological contaminants. Each of the founders has spent more than a decade dealing with and training others in this field.  


We are the professionals you want to call upon when dealing with the neutralization and/or disposal of deadly substances. Our services include the decontamination of any space that is believed to have been compromised by viral, bacterial, chemical, or other hazardous contaminants. Our goal is the safe and expedited return of personnel and to get facilities back online with minimal downtime.  

The system we use is tried and tested by the US government for things as dangerous as anthrax, SARS, ebola, and yes COVID-19.  When we leave your facility free of biological contaminants and restore your peace of mind.

To discuss your specific needs, please call us at 504-291-3004 or send us an email.

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Floyd Simeon

Floyd spent 10 years as one of the world’s top survival instructors.  The demands of which required him to work in many hostile environments and countries.  He was trained in and later became an instructor for dealing with chemical, biological and radiological contaminants.  Later working with exploration crews in remote areas of the world, his skills were often put to practical use.  Today, as one of the principals of Decon 1, Floyd has a keen interest in using his background to make government, industrial and commercial spaces safe for workers and to provide a peace of mind to the hard-working people of America.

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Dan Simeon

Dan is a New Orleans native, born and raised in Mid-City. Upon graduating high school, he moved to Southern California where he pursued a career in the Fire Service. He has spent the last 27 years of his life serving the community in the fire service. He currently holds the rank of Fire Captain/Hazardous Materials Specialists. Dan has an extensive background and certifications in Bioterrorism, Weapons of Mass destruction (WMD), and Paramedicine. 


When the Coronavirus Pandemic broke out in the United States, he quickly took action. He was one of the principal organizers that created his fire department's response curriculum and protocols for handling COVID-19. While implementing this program, family members from New Orleans reached out to him for advice in sanitizing and decontamination procedures for home and work. His background in Bioterrorism and chemical warfare detection gives him a unique insight into decontamination procedures like no other. 

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Melissa Bennett

Melissa oversees administrative functions in the office as the Administrative Manager.  She has a 12 year background in risk management. Melissa enjoys assisting her clients in managing and analyzing their business exposures, and finding solutions that best cater to their needs.  She works diligently to keep facilities, businesses and assets protected with the appropriate solutions.

Scott Simeon

Scott has spent two decades in the field of analytical chemistry.  A large portion of his time was spent as a team and facility manager.  Today he works with Decon-1 to assure the proper handling and combinations of the various treatment options we employ to meet our clients needs.

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