Nail Secrets


Summary

Used credo blade observed in the holder and was not discarded after each client. Premises did not discard all single use items (such as nail files and buffers) after each client.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Serious blood-borne infections (Hep B, Hep C, HIV, sepsis, meningitis/nervous system)
  • Skin 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 19, 2017, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on June 19, 2017.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Used credo blade observed in the holder and was not discarded after each client.Single use credo blades are to be discarded into the sharps container after each client. June 27, 2017
Premises did not discard all single use equipment/instruments (such as nail files and buffers) after each client.Discard single use equipment/instruments immediately after each client.June 26, 2017
Wax rollers were not discarded after client service.Discard wax rollers after each client service. June 26, 2017

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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