Fort Erie’s Fantastic Gymnastics Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Environmental surfaces not cleaned and disinfected as often as necessary.

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 May 17, 2019, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on May 21, 2019.

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

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Environmental surfaces in poor repair.Environmental surfaces are to be in good repair.Jan. 30, 2020
Personal protective equipment not available.Provide personal protective equipment.Jan. 30, 2020
Records documenting potential client and staff exposure to blood and body fluids not documented. Maintain and provide written documentation for blood or body fluid exposure.Sept. 17, 2019
Environmental surfaces not cleaned and disinfected as often as necessary.Clean and disinfect environmental surfaces as often as necessary.June 4, 2019
Written infection prevention and control policies were not available. Provide written infection prevention and control policies based on current best practices. Review and update on a regular basis. June 4, 2019
Policy did not exist for cleaning and disinfecting blood and body fluids on equipment and surfaces.Provide a policy for cleaning and disinfecting blood and body fluids on equipment and surfaces based on current best practices. Review and update on a regular basis.June 4, 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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