4709-3-02 Barber school facilities, equipment and requirements.

(A) Each barber school shall maintain a facility having at least two thousand square feet of floor space.

(B) Each barber school shall have sufficient facilities to train a minimum of twenty students simultaneously.

(C) The minimum floor space shall be divided into rooms or areas which are easily accessible to each other and shall function as follows:

(1) A clinic laboratory containing at least sixteen chairs in which the public shall be served, capable of training at least sixteen students simultaneously;

(2) A practice classroom containing at least four conventional chairs and capable of training at least eight students simultaneously;

(3) A theory-lecture room capable of accommodating a minimum of twelve students simultaneously;

(4) A reception and waiting area;

(5) A school office of at least sixty square feet in size;

(6) Separate toilet facilities for men and women with a minimum of two toilets in each rest room with dividers between each toilet;

(7) A locker room with sufficient facilities to accommodate all students simultaneously.

(8) The classroom and lecture room may be combined as one facility.

(D) The clinic room and the practice classroom shall have a combined total of at least twenty student practice stations which are a minimum of five feet apart and each having the following equipment and facilities:

(1) A barber chair, having the capability of being elevated and lowered hydraulically and of being reclined so that it can be put into a position approximately horizontal to the floor;

(2) A sink or shampoo bowl, readily accessible to the student, with hot and cold running water and a hose arrangement for shampooing;

(3) A mirror large enough to allow the student to be able to see all of the student's work at all times;

(4) Sanitizers for all implements used by the student;

(5) Immediate access to either a cabinet with a door or a drawer for tools and linens; and

(6) A covered container for the daily storage of soiled linen.

(E) Student practice rooms shall be either a separate room or shall have the capability of being partitioned from the clinic classroom, and shall contain the same equipment and facilities for each practice station as required for the clinic classroom.

(F) The theory classroom shall have the capability of being partitioned from the clinic classroom and be equipped with the following facilities:

(1) Table-arm chairs to accommodate all students assigned to the classroom;

(2) A table or desk for the teacher;

(3) One chalkboard not less than approximately six feet by four feet in size; and

(4) Teaching aids and visual aids for the proper teaching of the approved curriculum, as prescribed by the board.

(G) Each barber school shall have adequate ventilation and lighting equipment approved by the board.

(H) Each barber school must comply with all applicable state and local laws. It shall also comply with al requirements of the board of health and fire prevention laws.

(I) The floor of the working areas of the barber school shall be of non-porous material that can be readily cleaned and sanitized.

(J) Each barber school shall have at least one time clock designated for and easily accessible by students.

(K) Each barber school shall advertise to the public that it is a barber school by displaying a sign which shall contain in letters not less than ten inches in height the words "barber school", "barber college" or "barber academy".

(L) Each barber school shall display in its main entrance room a sign which indicates that all work done on the premises is exclusively performed by its students under the supervision of licensed instructors. No barber school shall display a barber pole on its premises.

Each barber school shall post in a conspicuous place on its premises a copy of Chapter 4709- 3 of the Administrative Code, "school requirements" and a copy of Chapters 4709-9-01 to 4709-9-13, of the Administrative Code: "barber shop sanitation". Each school shall require strict compliance by its students with the requirements of Chapter 4709-9 of the Administrative Code, "barber shop sanitation". A barber school owner shall be responsible for providing students with sufficient soap and water and cleansing and drying agents to comply with rule 4709-9-03 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 07/20/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/05/2013 and 04/01/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4709.05 , 4709.10
Rule Amplifies: 4709.10
Prior Effective Dates: 02/15/1968, 11/19/1987, 11/16/1992, 08/09/2002