21 NCAC 14H .0504          SYSTEMS OF GRADING BEAUTY ESTABLISHMENTS

The system of grading the sanitary rating of cosmetic art schools and shops based on the rules set out in this subchapter shall be as follows, setting out areas to be inspected and considered, and the maximum points given for compliance:

Sanitation

Point Value

Each licensee and student shall wash his or her hands with soap and water or an equally effective cleansing agent immediately before and after serving each client.

2

Each licensee and student shall wear clean garments and shoes while serving patrons.

2

The cosmetic art facility shall be kept clean.

3

Waste material shall be kept in receptacles with a disposable liner. 

4

All doors and windows shall be kept clean.

2

Furniture, equipment, floors, walls, ceilings and fixtures shall be clean and in good repair.

3

Clean protective capes, drapes, linens, and towels shall be used for each patron.

3

After a cape, drape, linen, or towel has been in contact with a patron's skin, it shall be placed in a clean, closed container until laundered with soap and hot water and dried in a heated dryer.

5

Any paper or nonwoven protective drape or covering shall be discarded after one use.

2

There shall be a supply of clean protective drapes, linens and towels at all times.

2

Clean drapes, capes, linens, and towels shall be stored in a clean area.

5

Bathroom facilities shall be kept clean.

3

All implements shall be washed with warm water and a cleaning solution and scrubbed to remove debris and dried.

2

All implements shall be disinfected per Rule .0404 of this Subchapter.

10

All disinfected electrical implements shall be stored in a clean area.

2

Disposable and porous implements and supplies shall be discarded after use or upon completion of the service.

10

Any product that comes into contact with the patron shall be discarded upon completion of the service.

3

Disinfected implements shall be kept in a clean closed cabinet or clean closed container and shall not be stored with any implement or item that has not been disinfected.

10

Lancets, disposable razors, and other sharp objects shall be disposed in puncture-resistant containers.

1

The presence of animals or birds as prohibited in Rule .0402 of this Subchapter. Fish in an enclosure and animals trained for the purpose of accompanying disabled persons are exempt.

1

All creams, lotions, wax, cosmetics, and other products dispensed to come in contact with patron's skin shall be kept in clean, closed containers and dispensed in a sanitary manner.  No product dispensed in portions shall be returned to the container.

10

After each patron's use each whirlpool or footspa shall be cleaned and disinfected.

10

The water in a vaporizer machine shall be emptied daily and the unit disinfected daily.

2

The area where services are performed that come in contact with the patron's skin including chairs, tables, and beds shall be disinfected between patrons.

3

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 88B-2; 88B-4; 88B-14; 88B-23; 88B-26;

Eff. April 1, 2012;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2014;

Readopted Eff. January 1, 2016.