Needles used for client services did not have a lot number or expiration date on packaging. Equipment that penetrates skin/contacts mucous membranes was from packaging that had expired.
Diseases resulting from similar errors in infection control may include:
Public Health Inspector
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A complaint was identified from a member of the public on September 9, 2021, related to infection prevention and control concerns.
An initial onsite investigation was conducted on September 10, 2021.
An investigation report was given to the premise / facility noting corrective measures. Information and education was provided.
|Needles used for client services did not have a lot number or expiration date on packaging.||Do not use sharps from packaging that does not have a lot number or expiration date.||Sept. 23, 2021|
|Disinfectant(s) not used according to manufacturer's instructions.||Use disinfectant(s) as described in the manufacturer’s instructions.||Sept. 23, 2021|
|Equipment that penetrates skin/contacts mucous membranes was from packaging that had expired.||Sterile equipment past expiration date is not to be used.||Sept. 10, 2021|
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.