Idaho Admin. Code r. - DEFINITIONS

Current through August 30, 2021

01. Clean. Removal of visible or surface debris, washing with soap and water, detergent or chemical "cleaner." Cleaning prepares non-porous items for disinfection, but cleaning does not make multi-use items safe for use. (7-1-21)T
02. Clinical Services or Clinical Work. Performing hands-on acts or techniques within the scope of practice of a profession regulated by the Board. (7-1-21)T
03. Disinfect. The process of making a non-porous item safe for use. Disinfecting requires the use of a chemical intended to kill or denature a bacteria, virus or fungus. Items to be disinfected must be cleaned prior to disinfection. Ultraviolet (UV) light is not acceptable for disinfection. (7-1-21)T
04. Disinfectant. Disinfectant registered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and is bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal with effectiveness against staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B (HEPB). This includes EPA registered Sodium Hypochlorite 5.25% or higher (household bleach) with instructions for disinfection, diluted as instructed on the label and observing the contact time listed on the manufacturer's label. Bleach must be active (not expired) with a manufacture date of less than six (6) months prior to use. (7-1-21)T
05. Facility. A retail cosmetics dealer, a retail thermal styling equipment dealer, or a makeover or glamour photography business. (7-1-21)T
06. First-Aid Kit. First-aid kit means a packaged and identifiable assortment of medical supplies, including adhesive bandages, skin antiseptic, disposable gloves, and gauze. (7-1-21)T
07. Patron. Patron means any person who receives the services of anyone licensed, certificated or otherwise regulated by the provisions of Chapter 58, Title 54, Idaho Code. (7-1-21)T
08. Record of Instruction. The final documentation of total hours and operations completed by a student that is maintained by a school or, in the case of an apprentice, by the instructor. (7-1-21)T
09. Single-Use. Any non-electrical item that cannot be properly cleaned and disinfected is considered single-use. This includes, but is not limited to, pumice stones, buffing blocks, wooden cuticle pushers, cotton balls, pads or swabs, toe separators and flip flops, and all nail files or emery boards that are not made entirely of metal, glass, or crystal. (7-1-21)T
10. Sterilize. The eradication of all microbial life through the use of heat, steam or chemical sterilants. Items to be sterilized must be cleaned prior to sterilization. (7-1-21)T
11. Sterilant. Autoclaves or dry heat sterilizers approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and spore tested through an independent lab at least once every thirty (30) days. Sterilants must be used only as instructed by the manufacturer. Spore testing results and maintenance records for the most recent twelve (12) months must be kept onsite at the establishment. (7-1-21)T


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