201 KAR 12:100. Sanitation standards

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/201/012/100.htm
Published: 2015

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      201 KAR 12:100. Sanitation standards.

 

      RELATES

TO: KRS 317A.060, 317B.020(3)

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 317A.130, 317B.020(3)

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 317A.060 and 317B.020(3) authorize the Kentucky

State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists to regulate the practice of

cosmetology, nail technology, and esthetics in Kentucky and establish uniform

standards for sanitation. This administrative regulation establishes sanitation

standards for all facilities.

 

      Section

1. General Sanitation. The entire licensed facility, including all equipment,

employees, and implements contained in the facility, shall be continually

maintained in a sanitary manner.

 

      Section

2. Methods of Sanitizing. (1) Any implements to be used on the public shall be sanitized.

Each method of sanitation shall be bacteriologically effective.

      (2)

A commercially prepared sanitizing agent shall be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s

instructions.

 

      Section

3. Disinfection of Implements and Spills; Blood and Body Fluids.(1) Each

implement and surface shall first be thoroughly cleaned prior to disinfection.

      (a)

Disinfectants shall be prepared fresh daily and each time the solution becomes

diluted or soiled.

      (b)

Contact Time. To clean a surface, it shall be left wet or completely immersed

for ten (10) minutes or longer as required by the manufacturer for disinfecting

against HIV, HBV, and all other viruses, bacteria, and fungi.

      (2)

All used implements shall first be cleaned of visible dirt, debris, or bodily

fluids with warm soapy, detergent water and then disinfected by completely

immersing in an appropriate disinfectant.

      (a)

All non-porous implements that come into contact with intact skin shall be

thoroughly cleaned before immersion in an appropriate disinfectant. An appropriate

disinfectant for objects that come into contact with intact skin shall be:

      1.

An Environmental Protection Agency registered, hospital grade bactericidal

(especially pseudomonacidal), virucidal, and fungicidal that is mixed and used

according to the manufacturer’s directions; or

      2.

Household bleach in a ten (10) percent solution for ten (10) minutes.

      (b)

All non-porous implements which have come in contact with blood or body fluids

shall be thoroughly cleaned before immersion in an appropriate disinfectant. An

appropriate disinfectant shall include:

      1.

Environmental Protection Agency registered tuberculocides or products

registered against HIV/HBV; or

      2.

Household bleach in a ten (10) percent solution for ten (10) minutes.

      (c)

For personal protection against blood-borne pathogens, cleanup shall be done

wearing protective gloves and gowns. Eye protection shall be used for large

spills.

      (d)

All implements that have come in contact with blood or body fluids shall be

disinfected by complete immersion in an appropriate disinfectant.

      (3)

Any non-porous surface that comes in contact with blood or body fluids shall

first be cleaned with warm soapy, detergent water, and then an appropriate

disinfectant shall be used.

      (a)

An appropriate disinfectant for surfaces that have come in contact with blood

or body fluids shall include:

      1.

Environmental Protection Agency registered tuberculocides or products

registered against HIV/HBV; or

      2.

Household bleach in a ten (10) percent solution for ten (10) minutes.

      (b)

For personal protection against blood-borne pathogens, cleanup shall be done

wearing protective gloves and gowns. Eye protection shall be used for large

spills.

      (4)

Household bleach may be used as an effective disinfectant for all purposes in a

salon or school, with the considerations listed in this subsection.

      (a)

Bleach solutions shall be mixed daily and used in a ten (10) to one (1) solution,

nine (9) parts tap water and one (1) part bleach.

      (b)

Bleach shall be kept in a closed covered container and not exposed to sunlight.

      (c)

Bleach may produce eye irritation or mouth, esophageal, and gastric burns.

      (d)

Bleach is corrosive to metals.

      (e)

Bleach vapors might react with vapors from other chemicals, and therefore shall

not be placed or stored near other chemicals used in salons (i.e. acrylic

monomers, alcohol, other disinfecting products), or near a flame.

      (f)

Used or soiled bleach solution shall be discarded every day by pouring the

solution down a sink basin or toilet bowl.

      (5)

A bottle container other than the original manufacturer`s container used for

application of appropriate disinfectant shall be properly labeled as to

contents, percentage solution, and date mixed.

      (6)

Cleanup items from minor cuts shall be double bagged or placed in biohazard

containers. A licensee shall consult with the local health department for

directions about disposal.

      (7)

All Food and Drug Administration designated "medical devices" shall

only be disinfected by appropriate Environmental Protection Agency approved

disinfectants.

      (8)

Environmental Protection Agency approved disinfectants are indicated by their

registration number on the product label and the manufacturer’s directions for

use shall always be followed.

 

      Section

4. Shampoo Bowls. All shampoo bowls, shampoo boards, cups, or similar items

shall be sanitized after each use.

 

      Section

5. Proper Protection of Neck. (1) A shampoo apron, hair cloth, or similar

article shall not be placed directly against the neck of the patron, and shall

be kept from direct contact with the patron by means of a paper neck band or

clean towel.

      (2)

A neck band of paper or cloth shall not be used more than once.

      (3)

A towel shall not be used more than once without proper laundering.

 

      Section

6. Use of Creams. (1) A cream or other semi-solid substance shall be removed

from its container with a clean sanitized spatula.

      (2)

A spatula made of a washable nonabsorbent material shall be sanitized before

being used again.

      (3)

A spatula made of wood shall be discarded after one (1) use.

 

      Section

7. Use of Styptics. Styptics to arrest bleeding shall be used only in liquid or

powder form and shall be applied by clean gauze, cotton, or any other sanitary

item.

 

      Section

8. Special Solution Containers. Product containers shall be used to prevent the

contamination of unused solution.

 

      Section

9. Use of Powder. Powder shall be dispensed from a shaker or similar receptacle

and shall be applied with a disposable puff or cotton pledget, or other

disposable applicator.

 

      Section

10. Walls and Floors. Walls, floors, and fixtures shall be sanitary and kept

clean at all times.

 

      Section

11. Proper Laundering Methods. (1) All cloth towels, robes, and similar items

shall be laundered in a washing machine with laundry detergent and chlorine

bleach used according to the manufacturer’s directions for sanitation purposes.

      (2)

A closed, dustproof cabinet shall be provided for clean towels and linen, and a

closed, dustproof hamper or receptacle shall be provided for all soiled towels

and linens.

 

      Section

12. Personal Hygiene. (1) Every person licensed or permitted by the board shall

thoroughly cleanse his or her hands with soap and water or an alcohol-based

handrub immediately before serving each patron.

      (2)

Each licensee shall wear a clean washable outer garment while serving a patron

in a salon.

      (3) An instrument or

implement shall not be carried or stored in a pocket, belt, apron, or smock. (KBHC:San-1;

1 Ky.R. 1399; Am. 2 Ky.R. 144; eff. 8-13-1975; 5 Ky.R. 806; 970; eff. 6-6-79;

16 Ky.R. 1609; eff. 4-12-90; 20 Ky.R. 1031; 1781; eff. 1-10-94; 30 Ky.R. 1332;

1917; eff. 2-16-2004; 40 Ky.R. 382; 1032; eff. 12-6-2013.)