Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 16 - BOARD OF BARBERS
Chapter 09.16.02 - Barber Shops
09.16.02.05 - Citations to Barbershops

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.16.02.05

09.16.02.05. 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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