(a) Building. The building must be of a type that can be kept clean.

(b) Hand Washing Facilities. There must be a place for washing hands, providing water, soap, and clean towels.

(c) Toilet. There must be a clean toilet available on the premises.

(d) Equipment and Utensils. All equipment and utensils must be in good repair and kept clean.

(e) Waste Disposal. All waste must be properly disposed of. Garbage and trash must be kept in suitable metal containers with close fitting lids. After emptying, containers must be cleaned.

(f) Personnel Clothing and Cleanliness. All barbers or beauticians must wear clean clothing and must keep their hands and body well washed. Their hair must be neat, clean and free of lice.

(g) Animals or Fowl. No animals or fowl shall be kept or allowed in a barber shop or beauty shop.

(h) Premises. The premises must be kept clean and reasonably free of all litter, rubbish, flies, rats, and harmful things.

(i) Communicable Disease. The barber or beautician must be free of any communicable disease.

(j) No person suffering from a communicable disease or eruption of the face, scalp, or neck shall be served in a barber shop or beauty shop.

(k) Shaving Mugs and Brushes. Shaving mugs and lather brushes must be thoroughly cleansed with hot water or by some other method approved by the director of health.

(l) Instruments. All razors, scissors, needles, pincers, and other instruments shall be cleansed and sterilized after each separate use, either by boiling in water for 5 minutes or by some other method approved by the director of health.

(m) Combs and Brushes. Combs and brushes must be kept thoroughly cleansed with soap and hot water or by some other method approved by the director of health.

(n) Styptics. The use of styptic sticks or pencils is prohibited. Materials used for this purpose must be in powered or liquid form.

(o) Powder Puffs and Sponges. The use of powder puffs and sponges is prohibited.

(p) Towels. Towels must be properly laundered in soap and hot water.

(q) Violations. Any employee who fails to maintain cleanliness of person or habits or who neglects to wash his hands before resuming work after visiting the toilet, or who does not properly use, misuses, or improperly cares for any appliance or instrument used for the care of the hair, scalp, or face, or used for the care of such instruments or appliances, is guilty of an offense against this article.

(r) Posting Provisions. A copy of this article shall be posted in the barbershop or beauty shop where the barbers, beauticians, and customers can see it.

History: Pub. Health Reg. 3, eff 16 Jul 64, § 5.