(A) In accordance with section 4713.55 of the Revised Code, independent contractors will receive an independent contractor license that states the branch of cosmetology the holder is entitled to offer within a licensed salon or states the following, "independent contractors are entitled to offer within a licensed salon, cosmetology or any branch of cosmetology for which a current, valid practicing license is held."
(C) An independent contractor shall have a valid, current license for the branch of cosmetology in which the applicant practices.
(D) Where a license for an independent contractor has been issued, the board shall hold the individual independent contractor and the salon owner responsible for compliance with all cosmetology statutes and rules as follows:
(1) The salon owner is responsible for all common areas;
(2) Independent contractors are equally responsible for common areas when present; and
(3) Where the salon has individual locked work areas or salons, each independent contractor having the authority to use the individual work area or salon shall be available or shall have an authorized representative be available to open the locked work area or salon within an hour of the arrival of a board inspector for an inspection or investigation.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/03/2016 and 12/05/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08(A)(9), 4713.39
Rule Amplifies: 4713.39
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/77, 12/17/89, 2/24/91, 1/26/97, 4/1/00, 1/10/04, 9/28/08, 11/1/2013, 3/26/2015