Magic Nails & Body IPAC Lapse Report
|Establishment under investigation (name and address)
||Magic Nails & Body
225 Fairview Dr.
Brantford, Ontario N3R 7E3
|Date health unit became aware of potential IPAC lapse
||January 11, 2022
|Date of initial report posting
||January 25, 2022
|Date of initial report update(s) (if applicable)
|How was the IPAC lapse identified?
||Complaint by a member of the public.
|Date of on-site investigation
||January 13, 2022
IPAC Lapse Investigation
|Did the IPAC lapse involve a member of a regulatory college?
|If yes, was the issue referred to the regulatory college?
|Were corrective actions recommended and/or implemented?
||Yes; the owner and staff are to ensure:
- Ready-to-use disinfectants are not diluted and are used according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- All reusable equipment is fully immersed in disinfectant solutions for the appropriate contact time.
- Disinfectant solution is changed after each batch as per Public Health Ontario’s Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Personal Service Settings.
- Reusable equipment is cleaned with soap and water using a scrub brush prior to disinfection.
- Staff are knowledgeable and practicing consistent procedures for hand hygiene.
|Date of any order(s) or directive(s) issued to the owner/operator (if applicable)
|Summary description of the IPAC lapse
|| During the complaint inspection it was observed that the salon was not following the requirements of Ontario Regulation 136/18- Personal Services Settings and Public Health Ontario’s Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Personal Services Settings.
- The operator demonstrated that ready-to-use disinfectants were being diluted with water.
- Reusable instruments were not being fully immersed in disinfectant to allow for adequate disinfection.
- Disinfectant solutions were observed with floating debris indicating inadequate equipment cleaning and/or inadequate solution changes.
- Equipment was not being regularly cleaned with soap prior to disinfection.
- Hand hygiene by staff members providing service to the public was inconsistent.
|Additional comments and/or updates to initial report
||The salon owner followed the inspector’s directions to implement the requirements of the Ontario Regulation 136/18 Personal Service Settings and the Public Health Ontario Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Personal Service Settings at the time of the initial inspection.
|Brief description of corrective measures taken
- Disinfectant concentration was observed to be appropriate at time of re-inspection and owner was aware of the required concentration for disinfectants on-site.
- Disinfectant solution was found to be free of debris and was confirmed to be changed after each batch as per Public Health Ontario’s Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Personal Service Settings.
- Instruments were observed to be fully immersed in disinfectant solution.
- Educational session was conducted by PHI (with the owner present) to ensure the requirements for equipment cleaning, disinfection of reusable tools and proper handwashing procedures were communicated to all staff.
|Date all corrective measures were confirmed to have been completed
||January 25, 2022
|Date of final report posting and/or any date of any updates to final posting
||January 31, 2022
|Date of follow-up to confirm corrective actions taken and completed
||January 18, 2022
||Owner provided proof that all staff members at this establishment have completed Windsor-Essex Health Unit’s Personal Service Settings Infection Control Course as of January 27, 2022.