Prevention of Infection in Personal Service Settings
Personal services settings include, but are not limited to: hairdressing and barber shops, tattoo and body piercing studios, electrolysis and various aesthetic services.
The following information is intended to aid both personal service workers and potential clients in preventing the spread of infection in personal services settings.
Oxford County Public Health Inspectors are mandated to conduct inspections of personal services settings. The Ministry of Health and Long Term Care has published the Infection Prevention and Control Best Practices for Personal Services Settings a guide that outlines minimum standards of infection control for personal services settings in Ontario.
Fact sheets for personal services providers :
Fact sheets for potential personal services clients: