19 CRR-NY 160.20NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 19. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
CHAPTER V. DIVISION OF LICENSING SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER A. HAIRDRESSING AND COSMETOLOGY
PART 160. APPEARANCE ENHANCEMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
19 CRR-NY 160.20
19 CRR-NY 160.20
160.20 Hygienic practices.
(a) Cotton applicators may be used and must be stored in a closed container or sealed bag.
(b) A clean sheet of paper or a clean towel not previously used for any purpose shall be placed on the table or headrest before any client reclines on a table or chair.
(c) Cloth towels may be used once then bagged, machine washed and dried.
(d) A paper strip or clean towel shall be placed completely around the neck of each client before an apron or any other protective device is fastened around the neck.
(e) All practitioners and nail care clients must wash hands with soap and water before each client service.
(f) All sharp or pointed equipment shall be stored when not in use so as not to be accessible to consumers.
(g) All fluids, semifluids and powders must be dispensed with a shaker, dispenser pump or spray type container. All creams, lotions and other cosmetics used for clients must be kept in closed containers and dispensed with disposable applicators. When only a portion of a preparation is to be used on a client, it shall be removed from the container in such a way as not to contaminate the remaining portion.
(h) All practitioners shall have access to and may use a properly fitted N-95 or N-100 respirator, provided by the owner and approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications when buffing or filing artificial nails or using acrylic powder.
(i) All practitioners shall have access to and may wear gloves, provided by the owner, when handling potentially hazardous chemicals or waste and during cleanup, or when performing any procedure that has a risk of breaking a customer’s skin.
(j) All practitioners shall have access to and may wear eye protection, provided by the owner, when pouring or transferring potentially hazardous chemicals from bulk containers and when preparing potentially hazardous chemicals for use in nail care services.
(k) When performing waxing services, disposable protective gloves must be worn. Appearance enhancement practitioners must use a new applicator each time the applicator is inserted into the wax so as not to contaminate the remaining portion. All scissors and tweezers must be new or sterilized before use on each customer.
19 CRR-NY 160.20
Current through March 31, 2021
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