201 KAR 12:101. Equipment sanitation.
TO: KRS 317A.130, 317B.020
AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.060, 317B.020
FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.060 and 317B.020 require the board to
promulgate administrative regulations governing the operation of any
cosmetology, nail technology, or esthetics school or salon and to protect the
health and safety of the public. This administrative regulation establishes
sanitation requirements for schools and salons.
1. (1) All equipment used in a salon shall be maintained in a sanitary manner.
Electrical equipment that provides circulating, whirlpool, or vacuum effects
(for example, a microdermabrasion machine, facial machine, pedicure station,
nail drill, or body treatment equipment) shall be:
Cleaned and disinfected after each use; and
Flushed, cleaned, and disinfected on a bi-weekly schedule.
A record of the cleaning log shall be kept and made available upon any salon
A bi-weekly cleaning shall include the use of a hospital grade disinfectant or
ten (10) percent bleach solution that is circulated through the machine for the
minimum time recommended by the manufacturer.
Heated electrical equipment, such as a thermal iron, pressing comb, or stove, shall
be sanitized by the heat source.
Unheated parts of heated electrical equipment shall be cleaned and disinfected
according to the manufacturer’s recommendations.
Any other electrical equipment, such as clippers or attachments, shall be cleaned
and disinfected after each use by:
Removing hair and all foreign matter from the equipment; and
Completely saturating the clipper blade and attachment with an EPA-registered
high-level disinfectant solution, spray, or foam used according to the manufacturer’s
Section 2. Rooms may be used
for multiple purposes, such as massage and esthetics, if all instruments,
implements, and supplies are properly 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; 40 Ky.R. 384; 1033; eff. 12-6-2013.)