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:
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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.
|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 performed||Nov. 14, 2018|
|Hand hygiene was not performed as required during client services||All staff are required to perform hand hygiene both before and as needed during the delivery of client services||Nov. 14, 2018|
|Sharps were not discarded immediately following use on a client||Sharps 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 use||Clean and disinfect all multiple use instruments following use on a client||Nov. 8, 2018|
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.