Lawriter - OAC - 4713-15-15 Equipment sanitation.

4713-15-15 Equipment sanitation.

(A) Salons shall maintain a copy of the manufacturer's/ owner's manual for all equipment in service and shall follow the manufacturer's suggestions for cleaning the equipment.

(B) Electrical equipment, (whether professional or consumer design) that provides circulating, whirlpool or vacuum effects, shall be cleaned and disinfected after each use. Such equipment shall also be flushed and maintained as recommended by its manufacturer.

(C) Electrically heated equipment shall first be cleaned to remove any hair or debris. After cleaning the electrically heated equipment the licensee may either use the heat source of the electric equipment to disinfect the equipment in the manner suggested by the equipment's manufacturer or may use the procedure for disinfecting electrical equipment described in paragraph (D) of this rule.

(D) Any other electrical equipment, including trimmers, clippers and attachments shall be cleaned and disinfected after each use. Such electrical equipment shall be disinfected using the following method:

(1) Before beginning the disinfection process, the licensee or individual cleaning the equipment shall remove hair and/or all foreign matter;

(a) The foreign matter shall be removed using an implement or other tool, and

(b) The implement or tool shall be cleaned and disinfected by immersion after each use as described in rule 4713-15-03 of the Administrative Code.

(2) After removing all foreign matter from the equipment, the licensee, boutique services registration holder, or individual shall completely saturate the equipment with an appropriate disinfectant solution, spray, or foam used according to the manufacturer's instructions. The equipment may also be immersed in a bleach solution, mixed and used as set forth in paragraph (A) of rule 4713-15-03 of the Administrative Code.

(E) No licensee or boutique services registration holder shall carry or store implements in pockets, in a belt, in a leather case, or in an apron.

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: 1/10/04, 11/2/2013