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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