Code of Maryland Regulations
Subtitle 16 - BOARD OF BARBERS
Chapter 09.16.02 - Barber Shops - Citations to Barbershops

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg Citations to Barbershops

Unless otherwise indicated, the following civil penalties are applicable to the following violations of the laws and regulations of the Board of Barbers discovered by a Board inspector during an inspection of a barbershop:

A. Operating a barbershop for which a permit:

(1) Never has been issued - formal hearing

(2) Expired - $300

B. Licensing of Personnel.

(1) Operating without a valid license - formal hearing

(2) No photo on license - $100

(3) Providing services beyond scope of license - $300

(4) Improper supervision of apprentice - $300

C. Failure to display:

(1) Sign - $25

(2) Permit - $50

(3) Condensed rules and regulations - $100

(4) Zoning certificate - $50

D. Failure to have:

(1) Barber pole or barber sign - $50

(2) At least one barber chair in good repair - $100

(3) At least one back bar or work station - $100

(4) Separate outside entrance for use of clients - $100

(5) Restroom facility exclusively for clients - $100

E. Sanitation.

(1) Improper Disinfection.

(a) Failure to wash implements before disinfection - $150

(b) Failure to properly disinfect implements, bowls, basins, or other areas - $150

(c) Failure to properly store disinfected implements - $150

(2) Improper procedures for cut or blood-related incidents - formal hearing

(3) Other.

(a) Poor lighting, heating, ventilation - $50

(b) Unclean walls, curtains, or floor coverings - $50

(c) Absence of hot or cold running water - $50

(d) Presence of rodents or insects - $50

(e) Use of shop for sleeping or living - $100

(f) Failure to promptly remove hair or debris - $50

(g) Unsanitary restroom - $50

(h) No soap dispenser and disposable towels - $50

(i) Unclean operator's garments - $50

(j) Failure to wash hands before each client - $50

(k) No wet sanitizer containing proper disinfectant solution - $50

(l) No closed drawer or cabinet for disinfected implements at station - $100

(m) Failure to store disinfected implements in closed cabinet or drawer that contains no other objects or substances - $100

(n) Use of neck duster, powder puff, sponge, septic pencil, or lump alum on more than one client - $100

(o) Failure to properly cover head rest for each client - $100

(p) Improper storage or disposal of towels - $50

(q) Insufficient number of combs or brushes - $50

(r) Failure to use protective neck strip or similar covering - $50

(s) Improperly washed or sanitized shampoo bowl - $50

(t) Failure to remove soiled items from top of work station after use - $50

(u) Use of implements dropped on floor without cleaning and disinfecting - $100

(v) Failure to maintain barber chairs and waiting chairs in a sanitary condition - $50

F. Prohibited Practices.

(1) Services on client with infectious or contagious disease - formal hearing

(2) Operator with infectious or contagious disease performing services - formal hearing

(3) Services on inflamed skin or scalp without physician authorization - formal hearing

(4) Removal of corns, calluses, or other growths of skin by cutting - $300

(5) Presence of animal - $100

(6) Sale of used hairpieces - $300

(7) Habitual intoxication or under influence of any drug - formal hearing

G. Interference With Inspector-Formal Hearing.

(Regulation .05 adopted effective November 5, 2007 (34:22 Md. R. 1976))
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