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  • Blood and Body Exposure

    Emergency Response Protocol Blood and body fluids may contain pathogens such as Hepatitis B virus (HBV), Hepatitis C virus (HCV) or Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). If you have been exposed to: A needlestick or cut from a used needle or sharp object contaminated with blood/body fluid. A splash of blood/body fluid onto broken skin (open […]

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  • Ear piercing guideline

    Contact surfaces must have a smooth non absorbent finish. Work area must be well lit. Setting must be equipped with at least one sink for hand washing which is conveniently located near work area but at least one metre away from clean or sterile supplies. Sinks must be continuously supplied with potable hot and cold […]

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  • Electrolysis Guidelines

    PDF/Printer friendly version General Guidelines for Electrolysis and Laser Hair Removal Contact surfaces must have a smooth non absorbent finish. Work area must be well lit. Setting must be equipped with at least one sink for hand washing which is conveniently located near work area but at least one metre away from clean or sterile […]

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  • General Guidelines for Manicures,Pedicures and Nail Treatments

     PDF/Printer Friendly Version Contact surfaces must have a smooth non absorbent finish. Work area must be well lit. Setting must be equipped with at least one sink for hand washing which is conveniently located near work area but at least one metre away from clean or sterile supplies. Sinks must be continuously supplied with potable […]

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  • Hair dressing establishment guidelines

    PDF/Printer friendly version Contact surfaces must have a smooth non absorbent finish. Work area must be well lit. Setting must be equipped with at least one sink for hand washing which is conveniently located near work area but at least one metre away from clean or sterile supplies. Sinks must be continuously supplied with potable […]

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  • Infection Prevention and Control Best Practices

    This document has been developed for public health inspectors to educate personal service workers (PSWs) to reduce the risk of transmission of blood borne and other types of infection for both clients and PSWs during the delivery of personal services. Percutaneous exposure (through penetration of skin) or mucous membrane exposure to blood or body fluids can […]

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  • Pedicure/Spas for PSS Operators

    PDF/Printer Friendly Version Cleaning Procedure Foot Baths (stainless steel and any portable basins) Wash and scrub with soap and warm water. Rinse and disinfect with low level disinfectant and ensure adequate contact time. Foot Thrones Re-circulation systems (eg. foot spa/bath) may be predisposed of a biofilm layer, hence cleaning and disinfectant solutions must be circulated through the system. […]

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  • Tattoo Guidelines

    PDF/Printer friendly version General Guidelines for Tattooing and Micropigmentation Service Settings Contact surfaces must have a smooth non absorbent finish. Work area must be well lit. Setting must be equipped with at least one sink for hand washing which is conveniently located near work area but at least one metre away from clean or sterile […]

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