(a) Cosmetology establishments shall be inspected periodically, according to a risk-based schedule, or as a result of a complaint. These inspections will be performed to determine compliance with the requirements of the Act and this chapter, particularly those requirements relating to public safety, licensing, and sanitation. In addition, the department will make information available to cosmetology establishment owners and managers on best practices for risk-reduction techniques. (b) Inspections shall be performed during the normal operating hours of the cosmetology establishments. Except for initial inspections of beauty culture schools, the department may conduct inspections under the Act and this chapter without advance notice. (c) The department inspector will contact the cosmetology establishment owner, manager, or their representative upon arrival at the cosmetology establishment, and before proceeding with the inspection. (d) The cosmetology establishment owner, manager, or their representative shall cooperate with the inspector in the performance of the inspection.
Source Note: The provisions of this §83.50 adopted to be effective March 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1297; amended to be effective August 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 5952; amended to be effective October 11, 2007, 32 TexReg 7050