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A. Toilet Rooms: A therapeutic massage enterprise must be equipped with adequate and conveniently located toilet rooms for the accommodation of its employees and patrons. The toilet rooms must be well ventilated by natural or mechanical methods and be enclosed with a door. The toilet rooms must be kept clean and in good repair and be fully and adequately illuminated.
B. Paper, Linens And Sanitizing Furniture:
1. A therapeutic massage enterprise must provide single service disposable paper or clean linens to cover the table, chair, furniture or area on which the patron receives the massage. If the table, chair or furniture on which a patron receives the massage is made of material impervious to moisture, such table, chair or furniture must be sanitized after each massage.
2. Massage tables, chairs or furniture on which the patron receives the massage must have surfaces that can be readily disinfected after each massage.
C. Disinfection Of Therapist Hands And Arms; Clothing:
1. The therapeutic massage therapist must wash the therapist's hands and arms with water and soap, antibacterial scrubs, alcohol or other disinfectants prior to and following each massage service performed.
2. Massage therapists must wear clean clothing when performing massage services.
D. Lighting: Rooms in a therapeutic massage enterprise must be fully and adequately illuminated.
E. Storage Area: A therapeutic massage enterprise must have a janitor's closet that provides for the storage of cleaning supplies.
F. Refuse Receptacles: Therapeutic massage enterprises must provide adequate refuse receptacles that must be emptied as required by this code 1 .
G. Maintenance And Repair: Therapeutic massage enterprises must be maintained in good repair and sanitary condition.
H. Clean Air: Therapeutic massage enterprises must comply with the requirements of the Minnesota indoor clean air act 2 .
I. Safeguarding Against Disease Conditions: A therapeutic massage enterprise must take reasonable steps to prevent the spread of infections and communicable diseases on the licensed premises. (Ord. 1999-2, 2-1-1999)
1. See subsection 5-7-2A of this code.
1. MSA § 144.411 et seq.