847 Ind. Admin. Code 1-2-6

Current through July 10, 2024
Section 847 IAC 1-2-6 - Environment

Authority: IC 25-21.8-2-9; IC 25-21.8-3-1

Affected: IC 16-41-11-4; IC 25-21.8

Sec. 6.

A license holder shall do the following:

(1) Provide an environment that is safe, clean, and comfortable for the client.
(2) Maintain all facilities, equipment, and products used in the practice of massage therapy in a safe, clean, and sanitary condition.
(3) Comply with the legal requirements of the city, town, or other jurisdiction for sanitation, health, and safety that are applicable to the location or establishment where massage therapy is conducted.
(4) Utilize proper hygienic practices that, at a minimum, include the following:
(A) Hand washing before and after each client.
(B) Storing and dispensing products in a manner that prevents contamination.
(C) Using only materials furnished for the personal use of the client during treatment, including towels, linens, or gowns, that:
(i) have been laundered and sanitized before reuse; or
(ii) are single-use items disposed of after each use.
(5) Use universal precautions if required by IC 16-41-11-4 and in accordance with rules adopted by the Indiana department of health at 410 IAC 1-4.

847 IAC 1-2-6

State Board of Massage Therapy; 847 IAC 1-2-6; filed Jan 13, 2009, 11:54 a.m.: 20090211-IR-847080351FRA
Readopted filed 11/20/2015, 3:30 p.m.: 20151216-IR-847150225RFA
Readopted filed 11/5/2021, 8:41 a.m.: 20211201-IR-847210378RFA
Filed 6/13/2022, 9:49 a.m.: 20220713-IR-847210507FRA
Readopted filed 3/8/2024, 3:15 p.m.: 20240403-IR-847230832RFA