4713-15-13 Contagious/communicable diseases.

(A) No patron with definite open sores, who is exhibiting symptoms of an infectious or contagious disease, a disorder of the skin, or parasitic infestations shall be served without written permission from a physician.

(B) No licensee or boutique services registration holder who knowingly has open sores, or who is exhibiting symptoms of an infectious or contagious disease or a disorder of the skin or a parasitic infestation shall practice cosmetology or a branch of cosmetology or otherwise provide a service in a salon while the licensee or boutique services registration holder has the above mentioned symptoms.

(C) When a salon owner, manager or individual assigned responsibility by the owner suspects a licensee, boutique services registration holder, or any individual working in the salon has open sores, or is exhibiting symptoms of an infectious or contagious disease, a disorder of the skin or a parasitic infestation, the salon shall have the individual provide a doctor's statement that there is no danger of infection. The salon may request the licensee, boutique services registration holder, or other individual not work unless the licensee or boutique services registration holder has written permission from a physician.

(D) If a licensee, boutique services registration holder, or a patron has exhibited the symptoms mentioned in paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule, that area in which the ill individual sat, or received cosmetological services and all equipment and implements that could have possibly been touched by that individual shall be cleaned and disinfected as set forth in paragraph (D) of rule 4713-15-03 of this Administrative Code.

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, 4713.44, 4713.45, 4713.69
Prior Effective Dates: 9/5/77, 12/17/89, 2/24/91, 1/26/97, 11/2/2013