201 KAR 12:070. Requirements for esthetic salons.


      RELATES TO: KRS 317B.025


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317B.020(3) requires the board to promulgate administrative regulations to protect the health and safety of the public; set standards for the operation of the schools and salons; and establish the quality of equipment, supplies, materials, records, and furnishings required in esthetic salons or classrooms. This administrative regulation establishes requirements for equipment, supplies and materials used in esthetic salons and licensure requirements for establishments where esthetics are practiced.


      Section 1. Any beauty salon practicing esthetics and esthetic salons shall meet the following minimum requirements for each work area:

      (1) Privacy for changing;

      (2) One (1) sink in each work area with hot and cold running water;

      (3) One (1) steamer for hot towels;

      (4) One (1) autoclave;

      (5) Closed cabinet for clean towels and linens;

      (6) Closed container for used towels and linens;

      (7) Sufficient number of covered waste containers;

      (8) Seventy (70) percent alcohol at every station;

      (9) Hand disinfectant;

      (10) Hospital grade disinfectant;

      (11) Antiseptics;

      (12) Sharps containers;

      (13) Gloves;

      (14) Dry sanitizer; and

      (15) Disposable applicators.


      Section 2. Under the "immediate supervision" requirement established by KRS 317B.015(1), an esthetician may perform the activities listed in the statute only if a doctor is in the same room overseeing these activities at all times.


      Section 3. Any establishment or facility where esthetics is performed shall be licensed by the board pursuant to KRS 317B.025(3). (30 Ky.R. 1138; Am. 1564; 1909; eff. 2-16-2004.)