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Cocci

Round shape bacteria

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Streptococci

Bacteria that can cause strep or blood poisoning

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Diplococci

Bacteria that grows in Pairs and can cause pneumonia

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Spirilla

Spiral or corkscrew shaped bacteria that causes Lyme disease and syphilis

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Disinfecting

A chemical process that destroys most but not necessarily all harmful organisms on environmental surfaces

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Proto plasm

Bacteria generally consist of an outer cell wall containing a liquid

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Binary fission

The process whereby bacteria grow to their largest size then divide into two cells

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Pus

The presence of this can be a sign of bacterial infection

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Local infection

Appears as a lesion containing pus and is confined to a particular part of the body

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Pediculosis capitols

A condition cause by an infestation of head lice

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Immunity

The ability of the body to destroy resist and recognize infection

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Environmental protection agency EPA

Disinfectants sold and used in the US must carry this registration number

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CDC

Agency that publishes the guidelines known as standard precautions

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Safety data sheet

Required to replace the MSDS

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Phenolic disinfectants

Type of disinfectant with a very high PH hat can damage the skin or eyes

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60 seconds

Amount of time should take for washing both hands

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Antiseptics

Intended for reducing microbes on the skin

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Safety precautions

Require all employers and employees to assume that all human blood and body fluids are potentially infectious

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SDS

Contains 16 categories of information

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After each client

Whirlpool foot spa must circulate the disinfectant for 10 mins or the length of the time indicated on the product label

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Clean paper towel

How you should dry a pipe less foot spa to kill on a surface

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Accelerated hydrogen peroxide AHP

A recently approved form of disinfectant that only needs to be changed every 14 days

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Safety glasses

Very important to wear with safety gloves while disinfecting non electrical tools and implements

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State licensing

Enforcement and your conduct when you are working in the salon are regulated by them

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Tuberculocidal disinfectant

Some are harmful to salon tools and equipment

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SDS categories

First aid measures include important symptoms/ effects as well as required treatments

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Qualified medical professionals

Only ones allowed to cut living skin

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Feel

Fungal infections are more common here

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Multiuse

Items that can be cleaned disinfectant and used on more than one person even if the item is accidentally exposed to blood or body fluid

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Sterilization

The process that destroys all microbial life

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Concentrate

Means diluted before use if found in label on a disinfection product

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Quat solutions

Very effective disinfectants when used properly in the salon

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Too much bleach

Can damage metal and plastic

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Household bleach

5.25% sodium hypochlorite

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Skin

Never let disinfectants such as phenols come in contact with this

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Absorbent

Also considered porous

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Logbook

Used to identify each time a piece of equipment is used cleaned disinfected tested and maintained

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Clean and disinfected

There is no additive powder or tablet that substitutes this

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SDS

Must be available Becuase it poses a health risk to anyone exposed to hazardous material and violates federal and state requirements

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Antimicrobial and antibacterial soaps

Are no more effective than regular soaps or detergents

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Standard precautions

Guidelines for the use of gloves masks eyewear when I'm contact with blood or body secretions containing blood or blood elements

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Clean covered containers

Store implements that have been properly cleaned and disinfected here

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After each client

You should properly clean the basic foot basin or
Tub then add disinfectant and let it soak for 10 mins

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Before beginning any service

Wash your hands by using pump soap warm water and clean disinfected nail brush

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Contagious disease

A disease that is spread the from the one person to another

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Bacteria

The one cell ex microorganism having plant and animal characteristics

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Direct transmission

Transmission of blood or body fluids through touching kissing coughing sneezing and talking

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Indirect transmission

Transmission of blood or body fluids through contact with an intermediate contaminated object such a as a razor extractor nipper or an environmental service

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Toxins

Various poisonous substances produced by microorganism

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Communicable disease

Does ease that is spread from one person to another

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Infectious disease

Caused by pathogenic organisms that enter the body and may or may not be spread from person to another

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SDS 16 categories

Toxicology information includes routes or exposure related symptoms afire and chronic effects

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Microorganism

Any organism of microscopic to
Submicroscopic size

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Decontamination

Removal of blood or other potentially infectious materials on items surface

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Systemic disease

Affects the whole due to under or over functioning glands or organs

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Exposure incident

A condition in which the body reacts to injury irritation infectious material

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Folliculitis Barbae

Scientific name for barbers itch

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Parasites

Organisms that grow feed or
Shelter on or in another organism

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Contamination

The presence of blood or other infectious materials in an items surface

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Tinea pedis

Ringworm fungus on the foot

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Allergy

Reaction due to extreme sensitivity

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Pathogenic disease

Produced by organisms including bacteria viruses fungi parasites

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Occupational disease

Illnesses resulting from conditioners associated with employment

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Incompatibilities

Included as part of the SDS 16 categories handling and storage lists precautions for safe handling and storage

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Infection control

Method used to eliminate or reduce the transmission of infectious organisms

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Motility

Bacteria that move in different ways and self movement

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Disease

An abnormal condition of all or part of the body incompatible of carrying on normal functions

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Efficacy

Ability to produce an effect

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Add disinfectant

TO water when diluting to prevent foaming