Reuse of single use disposable tools, improper/lack of cleaning and disinfecting of instruments, lack of handwashing
Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:
Public Health Inspector
905-980-6000 ext. 7590, toll free 1-888-505-6074
A complaint was identified from a member of the public on November 22, 2017, related to infection prevention and control concerns.
An initial onsite investigation was conducted on November 23, 2017.
|Surfaces and furniture were not smooth, non-absorbent, or cleanable.||All work surfaces are to be smooth, non-absorbent, and cleanable.||Nov. 23, 2017|
|Premises did not discard all single use equipment/instruments (such as nail files, nail drill bits and buffers) after each client.||Discard single use equipment/instruments immediately after each client.||Dec. 1, 2017|
|Disinfectant was not being used appropriately to fully submerge multiuse equipment/instruments.||Equipment/instruments are required to be fully submerged in a disinfectant solution.||Dec. 1, 2017|
|Multiple use equipment/instruments (such as nippers, nail clippers and dremel bits) 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.||Dec. 1, 2017|
|Insufficient amount of disinfectant used to disinfect pedicure foot thrones.||Increase the amount of disinfectant used to disinfect pedicure foot thrones.||Dec. 1, 2017|
|Hands were not observed to be washed after each client.||All staff are required to wash their hands after each client.||Dec. 1, 2017|
|Equipment/instruments were not soaked after service (when cleaning and disinfection was not completed immediately).||Provide a container for soaking dirty equipment/instruments after each service, if cleaning and disinfection cannot be completed immediately.||Dec. 1, 2017|
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.
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Routine health inspection results for this establishment.