Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-02-.07 - EQUIPMENT

Current through March 20, 2022

(1) Every cosmetology shop shall be equipped with at least:
(a) One (1) shampoo bowl with hot and cold running water and chair in work area;
(b) One (1) enclosed and labeled storage area for clean towels;
(c) One (1) covered and labeled container for soiled towels;
(d) One (1) covered and labeled trash container maintained in a sanitary condition;
(e) One (1) dry sanitary compartment;
(f) One (1) wet disinfectant;
(g) One (1) work station (standard size) for each operator;
(h) One (1) ultraviolet sanitizer;
(i) One (1) blood exposure kit;
(j) A minimum of one (1) working restroom; and
(k) One (1) labeled sharps container for biohazard material removal at each station.
(2) Every skin care shop shall be equipped with at least:
(a) One (1) sink which provides hot and cold running water in the work area, excluding the bathroom;
(b) One (1) hands free magnifying lamp;
(c) One (1) enclosed and labeled storage area for clean towels;
(d) One (1) covered and labeled container for soiled towels;
(e) One (1) covered and labeled trash container maintained in a sanitary condition;
(f) One (1) reclining facial chair/table;
(g) One (1) wet disinfectant;
(h) One (1) ultraviolet sanitizer;
(i) One (1) blood exposure kit;
(j) A minimum of one (1) working restroom;
(k) One (1) sharps container for biohazard material removal at each station;
(l) One (1) electric hot towel cabin;
(m) One (1) facial steamer; and
(n) One (1) wax depilatory heater pot with manufacturer's intended commercial use statement.
(3) Every manicure shop shall be equipped with at least:
(a) One (1) manicure table with stool or chair, per manicurist;
(b) One (1) patron chair;
(c) One (1) wet disinfectant;
(d) One (1) ultraviolet sanitizer;
(e) One (1) enclosed and labeled storage area for clean towels;
(f) One (1) covered and labeled container for soiled towels;
(g) One (1) covered and labeled trash container maintained in a sanitary condition;
(h) One (1) sink which provides hot and cold running water in the work area, excluding the bathroom;
(i) One (1) finger bowl per table;
(j) One (1) covered container per table for cotton balls and swabs;
(k) One (1) foot bath if pedicures are offered;
(l) One (1) blood exposure kit;
(m) A minimum of one (1) working restroom;
(n) Sign prominently posted stating that the customer has the right not to have drills used on his or her nails; and
(o) One (1) labeled sharps container for biohazard material removal at each station.
(4) Every natural hair stylist shop shall be equipped with at least:
(a) One (1) shampoo bowl with hot and cold running water and chair in work area;
(b) One (1) enclosed and labeled storage area for clean towels;
(c) One (1) covered and labeled container for soiled towels;
(d) One (1) covered and labeled trash container maintained in a sanitary condition;
(e) One (1) dry sanitary compartment;
(f) One (1) wet disinfectant;
(g) One (1) work station (standard size) for each operator;
(h) One (1) ultraviolet sanitizer;
(i) One (1) blood exposure kit;
(j) A minimum of one (1) working restroom; and
(k) One (1) labeled sharps container for biohazard material removal at each station.
(5) Every shop shall contain sufficient equipment to enable it to perform all services offered competently and efficiently.
(a) All equipment must be in working order.
(b) All containers for cosmetic and any other products must be properly labeled.
(6) Residential shops must maintain a separate entrance without requiring passage through any portion of a private residence. Separate restroom facilities must be provided apart from the living quarters.
(7) Unless otherwise licensed as a mobile shop, a cosmetology, skin care, natural hair stylist or manicure shop located in a mobile home or mobile unit will not be approved for a license unless it is placed on a permanent foundation or otherwise rendered immobile.
(8) A cosmetology, skin care, natural hair stylist or manicure shop must have a separate entrance from any other business except in malls, strip shopping centers, or other commercial property approved by the Board.
(9) The Board shall have the authority to approve a shop without a restroom facility located therein if the shop is located within a mall, strip shopping center, or other commercial property and the shop owner can demonstrate shared public restroom facilities are standard for the location.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0440-02-.07
Original rule filed February 23, 1983; effective March 25, 1983. Amendment filed February 21, 1986; effective March 23, 1986. Amendment filed August 21, 1987; effective October 5, 1987. Amendment field January 13, 1989; effective February 27, 1989. Repeal and new rule filed July 10, 1997; effective September 23, 1997. Amendment filed May 25, 2004; effective August 8, 2004. Amendment filed September 2, 2015; effective December 1, 2015. Amendments filed March 15, 2021; effective 6/13/2021.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 62-4-105 and 62-4-125. Administrative History: June 13, 2021.

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