L V Nails Infection Control Inspection


Equipment/instrument(s) not dried prior before disinfection. Hand wash sink to be dedicated for washing hands only.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Blood-borne infections


Duty Officer
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074

Findings and Corrective Measures

A complaint was identified from a member of the public on June 21, 2023, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on June 22, 2023.

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

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Hand wash sink used to clean equipment Hand wash sink to be dedicated for washing hands onlyJune 26, 2023
Hand hygiene not practiced before and after wearing gloves.Hand hygiene to be practiced before and after wearing gloves.June 26, 2023
Hands not cleaned and dried as appropriate and as often as necessary. Hands are to be washed and dried appropriately and in a dedicated hand wash sink as often as necessary.June 26, 2023
Hand sanitizer provided was expired.Provide hand sanitizer that is not expired.June 26, 2023
Reprocessing sink was used for handwashing. Reprocessing area to have a dedicated reprocessing sink. June 26, 2023
Equipment/instrument(s) not dried prior before disinfection.Equipment/instrument(s) to be thoroughly dried with a clean, lint-free cloth, soft absorbent towel, or air-dried (According to manufacturer’s instructions) before disinfection or packagingJune 26, 2023
Disinfectant missing expiration dateWhen expiration date is provided, the disinfectant is not to be used past the expiration date.June 26, 2023

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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