Professional Nail Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Sharps were not discarded immediately following use on a client Approved sharps container(s) not available for sharps disposal where client services are performed

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Skin / soft tissue infections

Contact

Duty Officer
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074
inspect@niagararegion.ca


Findings and Corrective Measures

A complaint was identified from a member of the public on November 7, 2018, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on November 8, 2018.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Approved sharps container(s) not available for sharps disposal where client services are performed Approved sharps container(s) need to be provided and accessible for sharps disposal where client services are performedNov. 14, 2018
Hand hygiene was not performed as required during client servicesAll staff are required to perform hand hygiene both before and as needed during the delivery of client servicesNov. 14, 2018
Sharps were not discarded immediately following use on a clientSharps are intended to be single use, and are to be discarded into a sharps container immediately following use on a client Nov. 8, 2018
Multiple use instruments used to perform services were not cleaned and disinfected following each client useClean and disinfect all multiple use instruments following use on a client Nov. 8, 2018

Health Risks and Inspections

In the event that a direct health risk is identified for clients who visited this establishment, Niagara Region Public Health will contact those at risk with advice around any medical follow-up.

For general updates regarding this investigation, continue to monitor this website.

Routine health inspection results for this establishment.

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