Chapter 130-5 SANITATION AND HEALTH
Shampoo bowls must be thoroughly cleansed and sanitized.
Towels/linens, after being used once, must be placed in a closed container until properly laundered. Clean towels must be kept in a closed cabinet, container, or closet except linens which are designated for use on current patrons. However, clean towels designated specifically for drying patron's hands and are displayed only in the restrooms of salon/shop facilities need not be in a covered closed container.
The use of any article that is not properly cleansed and disinfected on any patron is prohibited. Hands must be properly cleansed and sanitized prior to servicing each client.
All waste material must be removed daily. Garbage shall be stored in a covered, washable container and shall not be left in the establishment overnight. Each facility must be free from stale food and soiled dishes.
|(1)|| All multi-use tools, implements, and
equipment used for cosmetology services that come in contact with a client must
be cleaned of all visible debris after each use and disinfected after each use
by complete saturation or immersion for at least 10 minutes in an
EPA-registered, hospital-grade disinfectant according to the manufacturer's
directions. Autoclave is an acceptable method of sterilization. Each salon or
shop shall provide correct wet disinfection and dry storage standards at all
disinfection standards for tools, implements, or equipment:
|(3)|| Dry storage standards for tools,
implements, or equipment:
|(4)||Hand washing is required before and between providing services to each client. An anti-bacterial soap is recommended to sanitize the hands and the exposed portions of arms before providing services and after smoking, drinking, eating, and using restrooms.|
equipment cleaning and disinfection procedures to be used for all pedicure
equipment that holds water including sinks, bowls, basins, pipe-less, and
whirlpool spas are as follows:
|(6)|| Signs shall be posted in clear view in
the reception area of the salon/shop as follows:
Creams, lotions and other cosmetics for use on patrons must be kept in sanitary, closed containers.
Pets shall not be allowed in cosmetology facilities, with the exception of animals for handicapped patrons.
Patrons of Georgia schools/salons/shops which are open and operating shall wear appropriate clothing and/or footwear at all times during the provision of services to prevent exposure to potential infectious materials.
Practitioners of the cosmetology profession in Georgia shall wear appropriate protective clothing and/or footwear at all times during the provision of clinical services to prevent occupational exposure to potential infectious materials. Appropriate clothing and footwear may include, but not be limited to, clinical jackets, gloves and/or similar outer garments for the protection from infectious or harmful materials.
The use of any type of blade or microplane-like device or any type of device or implement whose purpose is to cut, scrape and/or shred the skin from the bottom of the feet is prohibited.