Hairdressing Establishment Regulations 1972

18/May/2001 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    3. Interpretation

    In these regulations unless the context requires otherwise

    }disinfected~ means subjected to the appropriate process set out in regulation 17A(1) or (2) and stored or packaged in the manner set out in regulation 17A(3);

    }disinfecting solution~ means

    (a) ethyl alcohol 70% (v/v) minimum with or without any other disinfectant or antiseptic;

    (b) Glutaraldehyde solution of 1% (v/v);

    (c) hypochlorite solution of 0.5% (v/v) that has been freshly made up on the day of its use;

    (d) isopropyl alcohol 70% v/v; or

    (e) a solution approved as a disinfecting solution by the Executive Director, Public Health, under regulation 3A;

    }hairdresser~ means any person who shaves, cuts, trims, dresses, waves, curls, stains or dyes, or who in any other way treats, the hair of any person for gain or reward and also includes a barber and every assistant of every such person;

    }hairdressing establishment~ means any premises or place or portion of premises or a place where any of the operations of a hairdresser are carried on;

    }instrument~ means any appliance, implement or apparatus which may come into contact with the skin or hair of any person in the course of any procedure carried out by a hairdresser;

    }surveyor~ means a health surveyor appointed under the provisions of the Health Act 1911.

    [Regulation 3 amended in Gazette 3 May 1974 p. 1432-3; 29 May 1987 p. 2219; 14 Jul 1989 p. 2153; 14 Jun 1991 p. 2879.]

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