(1) All practitioners utilizing hydrotherapies including but not limited to cabinet, vapor or steam baths, whirlpool, hot tub or tub baths shall have available adequate shower facilities.
(2) All cabinets, showers, tubs, basins, massage or steam tables, hydrotherapy equipment, and all other fixed equipment used shall be thoroughly cleansed and shall be rendered free from harmful organisms by the application of an accepted bactericidal agent.
(3) Combs, brushes, shower caps, mechanical, massage and hydrotherapy instruments, or bathing devices that come in contact with the body shall be sterilized or disinfected by modern and approved methods and instruments. Devices, equipment or parts thereof having been used on one person shall be sterilized or disinfected before being used on another person.
(4) Impervious material shall cover, full length, all massage tables or pads, directly under fresh sheets and linens or disposable paper sheets.
(5) All single service materials and clean linen such as sheets, towels, gowns, pillow cases and all other linens used in the practice of massage, shall be furnished by the practitioner for the use of each client. Linens shall be stored in a sanitary manner.
(6) All towels and linens used for one person shall be laundered or cleaned before they are used by any other person.
(7) All soiled linens shall be immediately placed in a covered receptacle.
(8) Soap and clean towels shall be provided by the practitioner for use by clients and employees.
(9) All equipment shall be clean, well maintained and in good repair.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.108.025
. WSR 91-01-077 (Order 102B), recodified as § 246-830-040, filed 12/17/90, effective 1/31/91; WSR 88-11-011 (Order PM 725), § 308-51-050, filed 5/10/88; Order PL 231, § 308-51-050, filed 10/30/75.]