Multiple use equipment/ instrument(s) not cleaned and disinfected after each client. Facility did not discard single-use equipment/instrument(s) immediately following each client use.
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 June 21, 2022, related to infection prevention and control concerns.
An initial onsite investigation was conducted on June 24, 2022.
An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.
|Appropriate storage for equipment/ instrument(s) not provided.||Provide appropriate storage for equipment/instrument(s).||June 29, 2022|
|Personal products stored in a location where supplies are stored.||Store personal products seperate from areas where supplies are stored.||June 29, 2022|
|Multiple use equipment/ instrument(s) not cleaned and disinfected after each client.||Clean and disinfect all multiple-use equipment/ instrument(s) following use on a client.||June 29, 2022|
|Facility did not discard single-use equipment/instrument(s) immediately following each client use.||Do not reuse single-use equipment/instrument(s) on clients.||June 29, 2022|
|Facility did not discard single-use equipment/instrument(s) immediately following each client use.||Discard single-use equipment/ instrument(s) immediately following each client use.||June 29, 2022|
|Disinfectant(s) not used according to manufacturer's instructions.||Use disinfectant(s) as described in the manufacturer’s instructions.||June 29, 2022|
|Expired disinfectant observed on-site.||Use disinfectant(s) that have not expired.||June 29, 2022|
|Client name and contact information not recorded prior to receiving service(s).||Record the client name and contact information before providing service(s).||June 29, 2022|
|Disinfectant records not documented.||Disinfectant records need to be documented for a minimum of 2 years.||June 29, 2022|
|Records documenting potential client and staff exposure to blood and body fluids not accessible.||Maintain and provide written documentation for blood or body fluid exposure.||June 29, 2022|
|Policy did not exist for cleaning and disinfecting blood and body fluids on equipment/instrument(s) and surfaces.||Provide a policy for cleaning and disinfecting blood and body fluids on equipment/instrument(s) and surfaces based on current best practices. Review and update on a regular basis.||June 29, 2022|
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.