Nail Matrix


Summary

Insufficient amount of disinfectant used to disinfect pedicure foot thrones. Disinfectant not being used in accordance with manufacturer's directions

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • 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 July 18, 2017, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

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

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Insufficient amount of disinfectant used to disinfect pedicure foot thrones.Written order issued to increase the amount of disinfectant used to disinfect pedicure foot thrones and to follow proper procedure.July 27, 2017
Disinfectant not being used in accordance with manufacturer's directions.Written order issued to follow the manufacturer directions for appropriate use of the disinfectant which includes making sure the disinfectant is used for the correct amount of time on the tools.July 27, 2017
Single use equipment/instruments (such as foot file) not immediately discarded after each client service.Discard all single use equipment/instruments immediately after each client service.July 27, 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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