Ministry of Transportation Senior’s Vision Test – Polish Legion Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Vision screening equipment was not cleaned and disinfected following each client use. Hand sanitizer was not provided at the screening site for hand hygiene.

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 December 10, 2018, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on January 4, 2019.

An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.

Ongoing Issues

IssueCorrectionLast Updated
Written infection prevention and control policies and procedures were not available.Provide infection prevention and control policies that are based on current best practices. Review and update on a routine basis.Jan. 18, 2019

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Vision screening equipment was not cleaned and disinfected following each client use.Clean and disinfect all vision screening equipment following each client use. May 2, 2019
Hand sanitizer was not provided at the screening site for hand hygiene.Provide hand sanitizer in dedicated areas, including at the screening site, for hand hygiene.May 2, 2019

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.

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