Premise did not discard single use instruments immediately following use on a client Multiple use instruments were not cleaned and disinfected following each client use
Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074
A complaint was identified from a member of the public on January 24, 2019, related to infection prevention and control concerns.
An initial onsite investigation was conducted on January 24, 2019.
An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.
|Premise did not discard single use instruments immediately following use on a client.||Discard single use instruments immediately following use on a client.||Jan. 26, 2019|
|Multiple use instruments were not cleaned and disinfected following each client use.||Clean and disinfect all multiple use instruments following use on a client.||Jan. 26, 2019|
|Products are not dispensed in a clean and sanitary manner prior to use on a client.||Dispense products in a clean and sanitary manner using an appropriate method.||Jan. 26, 2019|
|The disinfectant used to disinfect multiple use instruments was past its expiry date.||Provide and use a disinfectant for disinfecting multiple use instruments that is within its expiry date.||Jan. 26, 2019|
|Disinfectant records are not maintained and accessible for review.||Maintain disinfectant records and ensure they are available for review.||Jan. 26, 2019|
|The alcohol disinfectant was not labeled with a Natural Product Number.||Provide a disinfectant for use with a Natural Product Number.||Jan. 26, 2019|
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.
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