Zippy Zoom Indoor Playground Infection Control Inspection


Summary

High touch surfaces were being cleaned and disinfected weekly. Playground surfaces were not in good repair. Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment was not available for staff.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Stomach and intestinal infections
  • 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 January 29, 2019, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on January 29, 2019.

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

Ongoing Issues

IssueCorrectionLast Updated
High touch surfaces were being cleaned and disinfected weekly.High touch surfaces should be cleaned and disinfected daily or more frequently as needed.Feb. 6, 2019
Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment was not available for staff. Required Personal Protective Equipment is to be made available to on-site staff.Feb. 6, 2019
Written infection 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.Feb. 6, 2019

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Playground surfaces were not in good repair.Playground surfaces need to be maintained in a smooth and non-absorbent manner to allow for proper cleaning and disinfection.March 20, 2019
Education and training not provided and documented for all infection control practices.Education and training are to be provided to staff and documented in connection to cleaning and disinfection practices.March 20, 2019
Ceiling tiles were missing.Ceiling tiles are to be installed.Feb. 15, 2019
Disinfectant not being used properly.Disinfectants are to be used in accordance with its manufacuter’s instructions to maintain its strength.Feb. 13, 2019
Hand sanitizer was not suitable for use.Alcohol-based hand sanitizer within its expiry needs to be available throughout the facility.Feb. 13, 2019
No records were being maintained for accidental exposure to blood or bodily fluids.Maintain written records for accidental exposure to blood or bodily fluids. Feb. 13, 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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