201 KAR 12:101. Equipment sanitation.
RELATES TO: KRS 317A.130, 317B.020
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.060, 317B.020
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.060 and 317B.020 require the board to promulgate administrative regulations governing the operation of any cosmetology, nail technology and esthetics schools and salons and to protect the health and safety of the public. This administrative regulation establishes sanitation requirements for schools and salons.
Section 1. All implements, tools and equipment shall be cleaned and sterilized before using.
Section 2. Combs or brushes shall not be used on more than one (1) person without first cleaning and sterilizing.
Section 3. Towels, linens, bed and chair coverings shall be changed after each use.
Section 4. All instruments shall be kept in a closed sterilizing container when not in use.
Section 5. All student kits shall contain an approved method of sterilization and shall be kept closed when not in use.
Section 6. All creams, lotions, tonics, shampoos, and other liquids shall be kept covered when not in use.
Section 7. Covered containers shall be supplied for disposal of waste.
Section 8. Floors, walls, furniture, and fixtures shall be kept clean at all times.
Section 9. All bowls and basins shall be kept clean at all times.
Section 10. All glass and other metallic electrodes shall be sterilized between patrons.
Section 11. (1) Treatment of any kind shall not be given to any person manifesting a physical sign of a suspected communicable disease except those excluded by the Americans with Disabilities Act without written clearance by a medical physician licensed by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.
(2) When a beauty salon or cosmetology school has reasonable cause to suspect the possibility of infection or disease transmission from a licensee or student, except those excluded by the Americans with Disabilities Act, it may require any or all of the following measures:
(a) The immediate exclusion of the licensee or student from the beauty salon or cosmetology school; and
(b) A written clearance by a medical physician licensed by the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure.
Section 12. All creams shall be removed from the container by a disposable spatula or sterile spoon and any unused cream remaining thereon shall not be replaced in the container or used on any other person.
Section 13. Any comb, brush, implement, or other instruments that are dropped on the floor shall be washed, disinfected and placed in a sterilizer.
Section 14. Combs, brushes, tweezers, shears, razors, or other implements shall not be kept in the pockets of the students or licensees.
Section 15. Towels shall not be used more than once without being laundered. Towels intended for use on patrons shall not be dried on lines, radiators, or steam pipes used towels shall not be dipped into a receptacle containing hot water and used on patrons.
Section 16. Each licensed place of business shall provide an appropriate space in which to keep all linens sanitized. (3 Ky.R. 418; eff. 12-1-76; Am. 11 Ky.R. 1443; eff. 5-14-85; 16 Ky.R. 1610; eff. 4-12-90; 30 Ky.R. 966; 1918; eff. 2-16-2004.)