30 Miss. Code R. § 2101-8.12

Current through September 21, 2022
Rule 30-2101-8.12 - Cleaning and Disinfecting Whirlpool Foot spas
A. As used in this section, "whirlpool foot spa" or "spa" is defined as any basin using circulating water.
B. Hair Removal and waxing services may not be performed on the legs or feet before any pedicure service
C. Each whirlpool foot spa shall be cleaned and disinfected in the following manner:
1. Before use upon each patron,
a. All water shall be drained and all debris shall be removed from the spa basin.
b. The spa basin must be cleaned with a brush and surfactant soap and water.
c. The spa basin must be disinfected with an EPA-registered disinfectant with demonstrated bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal activity which must be used according to manufacturer's instructions.
d. The spa basin must be wiped dry with a clean towel.
2. At the end of each day,
a. The screen shall be removed, all debris trapped behind the screen shall be removed, and the screen and the inlet shall be cleaned with a brush and surfactant soap and water.
b. Before replacing the screen, one of the following procedures shall be performed:
(1) The screen shall be washed with a chlorine bleach solution of 1 teaspoon of 5¢ chlorine bleach to 1 gallon of water, or
(2) The screen shall be totally immersed in an EPA-registered disinfectant with demonstrated bactericidal, fungicidal, and virucidal activity which must be used according to the manufacturer's instructions.
c. The spa system shall be flushed with low sudsy soap and warm water for at least 10 minutes, after which the spa shall be rinsed and drained.
3. Every other week (bi-weekly), after cleaning and disinfecting as provided in Section B. above, each whirlpool foot spa shall be cleaned and disinfected in the following manner:
a. The spa basin shall be filled completely with water and 1 teaspoon of 5¢ bleach for each 1 gallon of water.
b. The spa system shall be flushed with the bleach and water solution for 5 to 10 minutes and allowed to sit for 6 to 10 hours.
c. The spa system shall be drained and flushed with water before use upon a patron.
4. A record shall be made of the date and time of each cleaning and disinfecting as required by Sections B. And C., and will indicate whether the cleaning was a daily or bi-weekly cleaning. This record shall be made at or near the time of cleaning and disinfecting. Cleaning and disinfecting records shall be made available upon request by either a patron or a board representative.
5. A violation of this section may result in an administrative fine and/or disciplinary action. Each foot spa not in compliance with this section may result in a separate violation.

30 Miss. Code. R. § 2101-8.12

Miss. Code Ann. §§ 73-7-7, 73-7-33 (Rev. 2012)