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PDFWAC 246-831-080

Equipment and sanitation.

(1) The definitions in this subsection apply throughout this section unless the context clearly states otherwise.
(a) "Cleaning" means the removal of all visible dust, soil, and other foreign material, usually done using water with soaps, detergents, or enzymatic products along with physical action such as brushing. Cleaning precedes disinfection.
(b) "Disinfection" means a process that kills or destroys nearly all disease-producing microorganisms. Disinfectants are used on inanimate objects. Disinfectants can include those registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Disinfectants must be used according to product instructions.
(2) The certified reflexologist shall ensure:
(a) All surfaces, instruments, and equipment including massage and hydrotherapy equipment that come in contact with the body are cleaned and disinfected. Any instrument or equipment that is used on one person must be cleaned and disinfected before being used on another person.
(b) If impervious materials are used, they must cover, full length, all massage tables, pads or chairs, directly under fresh sheets and linens or disposable paper sheets.
(c) Soap, or waterless cleanser, and clean towels are provided for use by clients and employees.
(d) Linens used for one person are laundered or cleaned before they are used by any other person. Linens must be stored in a sanitary manner.
(e) All soiled linens are immediately placed in a covered receptacle.
(f) All instruments and equipment are clean, well maintained, and in good repair.
[Statutory Authority: 2012 c 137. WSR 13-12-044, ยง 246-831-080, filed 5/31/13, effective 7/1/13.]
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