Lice Squad Infection Control Inspection


Summary

Facility not equipped with a hand wash sink. Multiple use equipment/instrument(s) 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 June 26, 2019, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on July 2, 2019.

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

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Facility not equipped with a hand wash sink.Install a hand wash sink in a convenient location. Aug. 16, 2019
Appropriate storage for equipment/instruments not provided.Provide appropriate storage for equipment/instruments. July 5, 2019
Manufacturer’s instructions for equipment/instrument(s) not available for review by staff.Manufacturer’s instructions for equipment/instrument(s) must be available.July 5, 2019
Multiple use equipment/instrument(s) not cleaned and disinfected as often as necessary.Clean and disinfect all multiple-use equipment/instrument(s) following use on a client/as often as necessary.July 5, 2019
Disinfectant(s) not used according to manufacturer's instructions.Use disinfectant(s) as described in the manufacturer’s instructions.July 5, 2019
Expired disinfectant observed on-site.Use disinfectant(s) that have not expired.July 5, 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.

Routine health inspection results for this establishment.

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