Amy’s Nail Salon


Summary

Disinfectant not being used in accordance with manufacturer's directions.

Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:

  • Serious blood-borne infections (Hep B, Hep C, HIV, sepsis, meningitis/nervous system)
  • Skin / soft tissue 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 October 13, 2017, related to infection prevention and control concerns.

An initial onsite investigation was conducted on October 14, 2017.

Corrected Issues

IssueCorrectionDate Corrected
Premises did not discard all single use equipment/instruments (such as nail brushes) after each client. Discard single use equipment/instruments immediately after each client. Oct. 14, 2017
Improper storage of clean and disinfected equipment/instruments.Store all equipment/instruments in a clean and sanitary manner.Oct. 14, 2017
Wax rollers were not discarded after client serviceDiscard wax rollers after each client serviceOct. 14, 2017
Disinfectant not being used in accordance with manufacturer's directions.Tools are to be dried prior to submerging in disinfectant solution to prevent dilution in accordance with manufacturer’s directionsOct. 14, 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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