Phoenix Nails


Summary

Single use implements (such as nail files, toe separators, buffers) not immediately discarded after each client. Multi-use implements not completely submerged in disinfecting solution.

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 28, 2017, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on June 28, 2017.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Disinfectant was not being used appropriately to fully submerge multiuse equipment/instruments.Equipment/instruments are required to be fully submerged in a disinfectant solution. July 12, 2017
Single use equipment/instruments (such as nail files, toe separators, buffers) not immediately discarded after each client. Discard all single use equipment/instruments immediately after each client service July 6, 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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