Personal Service Settings

Personal services encompass services from hairdressing and barbering to invasive procedures such as tattooing, piercing and other body modification. Failure to follow IPAC practices can pose a risk of infection to both clients and workers in PSS.

We offer expertise and tools to help public health units inspect personal service settings for infection prevention and control practices.

Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Personal Service Settings, 3rd edition

This document provides public health units with infection prevention and control practices when working with PSS operators.

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Updated 5 Feb 2024