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Infection control marchmen
fileName "Infection control"
When the surface od tools and other objects are NOT free from dirt, oils, and microbes
Contaminants include this types of.....
Because of these tge infection control process of decontamination is necessary
The removal of pathogens and other substances from tools and surfaces
Requires physical or chemical means to remove, inactive, or destroy pathogens.
Highest level of decontamination.
Completely destroys every organism
Kills bacterial spores
Autoclaves and dry heat
Used on tools designed to break and penetrate the skin barrier
Can only sterilize non-porous surfaces
Impractical and unnecessary in salons
Second level of decontamination
Kills MOST organisms
Does NOT kill bacterial spores
Killing bacterial spores in a salon is not necessary because we don't......
Penatrate the skin
In disinfection it is only important to reduce favorable conditions so do not become.....
Disinfection can be used on...
Tools and implements
Disinfectants can NOT be used on....
The lowesr level of decontamination
Reduces the number of organisms
Cleaning with soap and water
Not as strong as a disinfectant
Disinfectants may NOT be used on
You must mixed disinfectants according to....
All disinfectants must be approved by....
The EPA and each individual state
EPA stands for....
Environmental protection agency
The disinfectant lables must have what on them?
EPA registration label.
Occupational safety and Health administration
Agency that regulates employee exposure to toxic substances and informing employees of dangerous materials in the workplace
Hazard communication rule requires
MSDS and product labeling
Material safety data sheets
Showing no signs or symptoms of a disease is called....
Assuming that all blood is bodily fluid are infected with blood borne pathogens, HIV, or HBV is called....
When cleaning up blood spills remember to....
Wear gloves and
Personal protective equipment
The strength of something is called....
Effective against pseudomonas
Effective against bacteria
Effective against fungi
Effective against viruses
Effective against HIV and HBV
All combs, brushes, and implements must be disinfected with....
EPA approved/ hospital level disinfectants
If implementations with a cutting edge have come in contact with blood or bodily fluid you are required to to disinfect with an....
EPA approved/ hospital level Tuberculocidal disinfectant
quaternary ammonium compounds
Most quats disinfect in how many minutes
QUATS are effective for...
Disinfecting tables, counter tops, tools, brushes, and combs
Combs and brushes may be softened or discolored
Used mostly for metal implements
Used in 5% solution
NOT an approved disinfectant
Discolor and damage surfaces
Sodium hypochlorite is also known as....
Effective laundering agent
NOT approved disinfectant
Uses high frequency sound waves
Three things that are longer approved for any means of infection control.
Formaldehyde in cabinets
Significantly reduces the number of pathogens
Sanitize with soap or detergents
May still harbor pathogens
Helps provide protection against mold and mildew
Can kill, retard, prevent the growth of bacteria
Antiseptics, 3% hydrogen peroxide and sea breeze are all examples of
Sanitizers that can be used on skin
Washing your hands, implements and tools with soap and water, and ship are all examples of
Use ship and shape to sanitize your tools BEFORE you.....
Disinfectants maybe used on....
MSDS on every product used in the cosmetology school or salon is required by....