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§ 984. Disease and Infestation.

16 CA ADC § 984BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS

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Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 9. Board of Barbering and Cosmetology
Article 12. Health and Safety
16 CCR § 984
§ 984. Disease and Infestation.
(a) No establishment or school shall knowingly permit a licensee or student afflicted with an infection or parasitic infestation capable of being transmitted to a client to serve clients or train in the establishment or school.
(b) No establishment or school shall knowingly require or permit a licensee or student to work upon a client with an infection or parasitic infestation capable of being transmitted to the licensee or student.
(c) Infections or parasitic infestation capable of being transmitted between licensee or student and client include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Cold, influenza or other respiratory illness accompanied by a fever, until 24 hours after resolution of the fever.
- Streptococcal pharyngitis (“Strep throat”), until 24 hours after treatment has been initiated, and 24 hours after resolution of fever.
- Purulent conjunctivitis (“pink eye”), until examined by a physician or other licensed clinician and approved for return to work.
- Pertussis (“whooping cough”), until five days of antibiotic therapy has been completed.
- Varicella (“chicken pox”), until the sixth day after onset of rash or sooner if all lesions have dried and crusted.
- Mumps, until nine days after onset of parotid gland swelling.
- Tuberculosis, until a local health department authority states that the individual is noninfectious.
- Impetigo (bacterial skin infection), until 24 hours after treatment has begun.
- Pediculosis (head lice), until the morning after first treatment.
- Scabies (“crabs”), until after treatment has been completed.
(d) Blood-borne diseases, such as HIV/AIDS and hepatitis B (HBV), shall not be considered infectious or communicable diseases for the purpose of this section.
(e) No person working or training in an establishment or school shall perform services upon a surface of the skin or scalp where such skin is inflamed, or broken (e.g., abraded, cut) or where a skin infection or eruption is present; nor shall a person working or training in an establishment or school perform services if the skin of his or her hands is inflamed, or broken, or where a skin infection or eruption is present, without wearing gloves.
Note: Authority cited: Section 7312, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 7312(e), Business and Professions Code; and Section 121365, Health and Safety Code.
HISTORY
1. Repealer and new section filed 10-24-94; operative 11-23-94 (Register 94, No. 43). For prior history, see Register 80, No. 13.
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 3-26-2015; operative 7-1-2015 (Register 2015, No. 13).
This database is current through 6/10/22 Register 2022, No. 23
16 CCR § 984, 16 CA ADC § 984
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