Public Health inspectors carry out inspections on the following:Woman speaking with seniors at dining table
  • Recreational camps
  • Boarding & lodging houses
  • Group homes
  • Residential facilities for the aged
  • Funeral homes
  • Migrant housing accommodations
  • Child care facilities
Image of Belly PiercingPersonal service settings include:
  • Body piercing
  • Tattooing
  • beauty shops
  • barber shops
  • aesthetics
  • electrolysis

Serious infections, including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, nail and skin fungus can spread easily at the spa if proper steps to clean and disinfect are not followed.

The “Be Spa Safe” guide includes checklists of what to look for before receiving a manicure, pedicure, facial, waxing or hairdressing treatment.

The "Be Spa Safe" booklet has been adapted from York Region (see link to this resource at the side of this page). If you have questions or would like would like a hard copy of the booklet, call the us at 519.355.1071 ext. 2902.

Thank you and “Be Spa Safe”.


If you have a complaint about any place we inspect, contact us and we will investigate.