Young Headz


Summary

Multiple use implements (such as hair clippers, trimmer, edger blades) that are used to perform services were not cleaned and disinfected 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 16, 2017, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on June 16, 2017.

Ongoing Issues

IssueCorrectionLast Updated
Multiple use equipment/instruments (such as hair clippers, trimmer, edger blades) that are used to perform services were not cleaned and disinfected after each client.Clean and disinfect all multiple use equipment/instruments after each client. June 16, 2017
Improper storage of clean and disinfected equipment/instruments .Store all tools and equipment/instruments in a clean and sanitary manner. June 16, 2017
Single-use towels were not provided for the hand washing.Provide single-use towels for the hand washing basin to adequately dry hands. June 16, 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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