4713-13-07 Employee/employer infection control responsibility.

(A) All licensees or boutique services registration holders in a salon and the salon owner shall maintain infection control. All licensees and boutique services registration holders shall be responsible, along with salon owners, for maintaining infection control standards and safety standards of an individual station area assigned to a licensee or boutique services registration holder and/or a station being used by the licensee or boutique services registration holder.

(B) The board shall hold the individual licensee, boutique services registration holder, and the salon owner responsible for the compliance with all cosmetology statutes and rules as follows:

(1) Salon owner is responsible for all common areas; and

(2) Licensees and boutique services registration holders are responsible for the area in which they are delivering services and any being used when inspection occurs.

(C) Individual licensees engaged in the practice of cosmetology, any branch of cosmetology, or boutique services shall thoroughly cleanse their hands with soap and water or an anti-bacterial sanitizer immediately before serving each patron.

Effective: 4/3/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/13/2017 and 04/03/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08(A)(1), (A)(15), (A)(20)
Rule Amplifies: 4713.41, 4713.64
Prior Effective Dates: 2/28/2014