IPAC Lapse Disclosure

Summary

The Halton Region Health Department inspects facilities to make sure they follow appropriate infection control practices. Below is a list of locations that have violated infection control guidelines, causing a risk to public health.

More information about IPAC Lapse Disclosure

This website contains reports on premises where an infection prevention and control lapse was identified through the assessment of a complaint or referral, or through communicable disease surveillance. It does not include reports of premises which were investigated following a complaint or referral where no infection prevention and control lapse was ultimately identified.

These reports are not exhaustive, and do not guarantee that those premises listed and not listed are free of infection prevention and control lapses. Identification of lapses is based on assessment and investigation of a premises at a point-in-time, and these assessments and investigations are triggered when potential infection prevention and control lapses are brought to the attention of the local medical officer of health.

Reports are posted on the website of the board of health in which the premises is located. Reports are posted on a premises-by-premises basis, i.e., will correspond with one site only. Should you wish to view a full investigation report for any posted lapse, please contact 311 and ask for the CD Reporting Line.

List of locations that have violated infection control guidelines

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Establishments that have violated infection control guidelines
Name of
Establishment
Address of
Establishment

IPAC Lapse Summary

Date of Lapse

Report PDF
Jyot's 579 Kerr Street, Unit 3
Oakville, ON, L6H 3E1

Issues relating to reusable instruments not being in good repair and not being stored in a sanitary manner. Issues relating to the re-use of single-use disposable items; product being dispensed in a manner that contaminates the remaining portion; disinfectant for non-critical instruments not being maintained properly.

August 29, 2017 Final Report for Jyot's (PDF file)
Fancy Nails and Waxing Unit 7, 2400 Guelph Line,
Burlington, ON, L7P 4M7

Issues relating to the unsanitary conditions for storing reusable and single-use disposable items. Issues relating to reusable instruments not being in good repair. Issues relating to the re-use of single-use disposable items. Not maintaining records of accidental exposures to blood or body fluids to client or operator.

July 25, 2017 Final Report for Fancy Nails and Waxing (PDF file)
Hair in Style 280 Guelph Street
Georgetown, ON, L7G 4B1

Issues relating to the re-use of single-use disposable items. Issues relating to the cleaning and disinfection of reusable items. Issues related to storage of reusable items.

July 24, 2017 Final Report Hair in Style (PDF file)
Ocean Nails Salon and Spa 1030 Kennedy Circle,
Milton
  • Issues relating to the re-use of single-use disposable items
  • Issues relating to the cleaning of reusable items
  • Issues related to storage of single use disposable items
  • Issues related to general cleaning and sanitation.
July 17, 2017 Final Report for Ocean Nails Salon and Spa (PDF file)
Bio Nails Unit 2, 1505 Guelph Line
Burlington, ON, L7P 3B6

Issues relating to the sanitary conditions for storing reusable and single-use disposable items; reuse of single-use disposable items; Maintenance and use of an appropriate disinfectant for semi-critical instruments

July 13, 2017 Final Report for Bio Nails (PDF file)
Milton Nail and Beauty 427 Main Street E,
Milton
  • Issues relating to the re-use of single-use disposable items
  • Issues relating to the cleaning of reusable items
July 10, 2017 Final Report for Milton Nail and Beauty (PDF file)
Anna's Nails and Spa 327 Bronte St. S, Milton, ON, L9T 4A4 Issues relating to the re-use of single-use disposable items; issues relating to the cleaning, disinfecting and storage of reusable items. June 19, 2017 Final Report for Anna's Nails and Spa (PDF file)
Halton Family Health Centre 2951 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON, L7M 4Y1 Lacking alcohol based hand rub or dedicated hand washing sink in the reprocessing area. Incomplete PPE at point of use. Multi dose Alcaine solution (eye drops) not labelled with the date of opening. Opened xylocaine multi dose vial not discarded according to the instructions in the product monograph. Incomplete logs for new sterilization unit. June 13, 2017 Final Report for Halton Family Health Centre (PDF file)
Upper Middle Dental 1900 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON, L7M 4W5 Failure to reprocess (clean, disinfect, sterilize and store) equipment and devices used in patient care services. Failure to follow the standards set by the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC) as outlined in Infection Prevention and Control for Clinical Office Practice” and the Canadian Standards for “Medical Device Reprocessing”. June 9, 2017 Final Report for Upper Middle Dental (PDF file)
Twin Nail Salon 3480 Fairview St. Burlington, ON, L7N 2R5 Reusable instruments were not stored in sanitary condition and were not in good repair. Reusable metal instruments were not cleaned and disinfected properly after each client. Single-use disposable items were observed to be reused. Intermediate level disinfectant was contaminated with debris. Adverse water sample results from two foot baths. June 16, 2017 Initial Report for Twin Nail Salon (PDF file)
MD Beautify 515 Dundas Street,
Unit 8, Oakville

Improper storage of reconstituted Botox Cosmetic solution for more than 24 hours after it was reconstituted (diluted)

May 31, 2017 Final Report for MD Beautify violation (PDF file)
Nails For You 2000 Appleby Line, Burlington, ON, L7L 6M6 Issues relating to the sanitary conditions for storing single-use disposable items and reuse of single-use disposable items April 20, 2017 Initial Report for Nails For You (PDF file)
Lash Out Lounge and Spa 118 Bronte Road Oakville L6L 3C1 Instructed owner/operator to properly clean and disinfect all metal reusable instruments after each client. March 14, 2017 Final Report for Lash Out Lounge and Spa (PDF file)
Tip and Toe Nails 4021 Upper Middle Rd, Burlington, ON, L7R 3X5 Issues relating to the sanitary conditions for storing single-use disposable items, reuse of single-use disposable items, and maintenance of intermediate level disinfectants. February 14, 2017 Final Report Tip and Toe Nails (PDF file)
Halton Xray and Ultrasound 2951 Walkers Line, Burlington, ON, L7R 3X4 Issues related to furnishing, general cleanliness of environmental surfaces and sanitary facilities, peeled paint on a wall. Issues related to handling of single use vials, skin antiseptics, hand hygiene and eating in patient service rooms. October 21, 2016 Final Report for Halton Xray and Ultrasound (PDF file)
Terry's Lash Bar 134 Speers Road, Oakville Issues relating to the cleaning and disinfection procedures of reusable instruments. October 21, 2016 Final Report for Terry's Lash Bar (PDF file)
Hair Body and Soul Studio and Spa 2350 Lakeshore Road West, Oakville, L61 1H5 Issues relating to the reuse of single use disposable items. October 13, 2016 Final Report for Hair Body and Soul Studio and Spa (PDF file)
Anna's Nails and Spa 327 Bronte Street S, Milton Issues relating to the storage of single-use disposable items, cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable items. October 13, 2016 Final Report for Anna's Nails and Spa (PDF file)
Pin Point Relief 490 Brant Street, Burlington, ON, L7R 2G4 IPAC Lapse Summary: Potential acquisition of a skin/soft tissue infection September 26, 2016 Final Report for Pin Point Relief (PDF file)
Truly Salon and Spa 4040 Palladium Way, Burlington Issues relating to the storage and sanitary condition of reusable equipment, cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable equipment, use of disinfectants, record maintenance of sterile single-use disposable items, client aftercare instructions and types of bandages used. September 21, 2016 Final Report for Truly Salon and Spa (PDF file)
Trade Secrets 777 Guelph Line, Burlington Issues relating to the reuse of towels, dispensing of products in a sanitary manner, cleaning procedures of reusable instruments, hand hygiene and reuse of single-use disposable gloves. September 19, 2016 Final Report for Trade Secrets (PDF file)
Genuine Nails & Spa 1515 Rebecca Street, Oakville Issues relating to the reuse of single-use disposable items, cleaning and disinfection procedures of reusable instruments, and sanitary maintenance of semi-critical instrument disinfectants. August 15, 2016 Final Report for Genuine Nails & Spa (PDF file)
Vincent Adam's Barber Shop 1253 Silvan Forest Drive, Burlington Issues relating to the sanitary conditions for storing reusable instruments, cleaning and disinfection procedures of reusable instruments, and maintaining the appropriate strengths of intermediate level disinfectants while adhering to adequate contact times. August 9, 2016 Final Report for Vincent Adam's Barber Shop (PDF file)
MCI Doctor's Office 1011 Upper Middle Road, Oakville Reprocessing of medical equipment is not physically separated from patient care area. No dedicated hand washing sink in the reprocessing area. Medication is stored in a cabinet in the reprocessing room. Multi dose vials not dated at the first use. Monitoring of the sterilization process is lacking physical and chemical parameters. June 30, 2016 Final Report for MCI Doctor's Office (PDF file)
Nails For You 5010 Pinedale Ave,
Unit 106, Burlington
Issues relating to the sanitary condition of work stations, single-use disposable items being reused, sanitary conditions for storing reusable and single use-disposable items, cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable instruments, sanitary maintenance of semi-critical disinfectants, and record keeping June 13, 2016 Final Report for Nice One Nails violation (PDF file)
L.A. Nails 499 Pinegrove Road, Oakville Issues relating to the cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable equipment/instruments as well as the unsanitary condition of the premise. June 9, 2016 Final Report for L.A. Nails violation (PDF file)
Nice One Nails - Milton 890 Main Street East,
Unit 10, Milton
  • Issues relating to the cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable equipment/instruments
  • the re-use of single use disposable items
May 19, 2016 Final Report for Nice One Nails violation (PDF file)
Princess Nails 666 Appleby Line,
Burlington
Issues relating to single-use disposable items, which were being reused on clients and stored in an unsanitary manner, Inappropriate contact times for disinfectants used on semi-critical instruments, and cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable equipment/instruments. May 10, 2016 Final Report for Princess Nails (PDF file)
BBB Nails and Spa 710 Cumberland Ave.,
Burlington
  • Reusable instruments were observed to be stored in unsanitary manner.
  • Single use disposable nail files and buffers
    have not been discarded after each client.
  • Products have not been dispensed in a manner that prevents contamination.
May 3, 2016 Final Report for BBB Nails and Spa (PDF file)
Lavender Nails and Spa 2330 Lakeshore Road West,
Unit 2, Oakville
  • Ensure that all single use disposable items are discarded after each client
  • Multi-use instruments shall be cleaned with soap and water and then disinfected with an appropriate level disinfectant for the proper amount of time after each use
  • Ensure instruments are then stored in a clean container for future use
  • Accidental exposures to blood or body fluids to clients or operators shall be documented
March 14, 2016 Final Report for Lavender Nails and Spa violation (PDF file)
Halton Family Health Centre 2951 Walkers Line,
Burlington
  • Damaged chairs in waiting area
  • Lack of screening signage at entrance
  • Lack of ABHR at point of use
  • Overfilled sharps container
  • Medical equipment adjacent to the hand washing sink not protected from potential contamination.
January 28, 2016 Final Report for Halton Family Health Centre violation (PDF file)
Nice One Nails - Georgetown 235 Guelph Street,
Unit 5, Georgetown
  • Issues relating to the use of single-use disposable items
  • Unsanitary conditions of the work stations
  • Cleaning and disinfecting procedures of reusable equipment/instruments
January 25, 2016 Final Report for Nice One Nails violation (PDF file)
TK Nail Bar 728 Burloak Drive,
Burlington
  • Improper storage of instruments
  • Single use items not discarded after each client
  • Improper cleaning of two foot baths
January 20, 2016 Final Report for TK Nail Bar violation (PDF file)