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OREGON HEALTH LICENSING AGENCY,
BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY

 

DIVISION 5

DEFINITIONS

817-005-0005

Definitions

The following definitions apply to OAR chapter 817, divisions 5 through 120.

(1) "Adequate ventilation" means ventilation by natural or mechanical methods which removes or exhausts fumes, vapors, or dust to prevent hazardous conditions from occurring in accordance with OAR 437, Division 2, or to allow the free flow of air in a room in proportion to the size and capacity of the room.

(2) "Affidavit of Licensure" means an original document or other approved means of verifying licensure history, including information disclosing all unresolved or outstanding penalties and/or disciplinary actions. Refer to OAR 331-030-0040.

(3) "Agency" means the Oregon Health Licensing Agency.

(4) "Article" means those items which complement services provided in the practice of barbering, hair design, esthetics or nail technology, including but not limited to neck-strips, neck dusters, towels or linens, and cloth or plastic capes.

(5) “Authorization” has the definition set forth in ORS 676.580 and means a certificate, license, permit or registration issued by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency that allows a person to practice one of the occupations or professions or maintain a facility subject to the authority of the boards and councils listed in 676.583.

(6) "Barbering" has the definition set forth in ORS Chapter 690.005.

(7) "Chemical service" means the use of any product which restructures or removes hair or changes the shape or appearance of skin, hair or nails.

(8) "Common area" means an area of a facility which is used by all authorization holders performing services, including, but not limited to reception areas, dispensing areas, sinks, shampoo bowls, hair dryers, hair dryer areas and employee lounges.

(9) "Disinfect" means using a process to destroy harmful organisms, including bacteria, viruses, germs and fungi.

(10) "Dispensing area" means an area with non-porous surfaces and a sink with hot and cold running water where service preparations are conducted, including, but not limited to, mixing of chemicals, cleaning of tools and equipment, disposing of residues and rinsing parts of the body exposed to chemicals.

(11) “Educational Institution” means an Oregon high school under ORS 335, Oregon career school licensed under ORS 345 or an Oregon community college under ORS 341.

(12) "EPA" means Environmental Protection Agency, a branch of the federal government, which approves and registers chemical compounds and agents.

(13) "Equipment" means those items needed to operate a facility, including, but not limited to, waiting chairs, barber or styling chairs, shampoo chairs, cabinets, sinks, shampoo bowls, stationary dryers, pedicure bowls or whirlpool foot spas, paraffin wax containers, and nail technology tables.

(14) "Esthetics" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(15) "Facility" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(16) "Field of practice" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(17) "Fire retardant container" means an airtight metal container for disposing of chemical waste or storing linens with chemical residue.

(18) "Freelance license" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(19) "Hair design" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(20) High-level disinfectant" means a chemical agent, which has demonstrated tuberculocidal activity and is registered with the EPA.

(21) "Independent Contractor" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(22) "Low-level disinfectant" means a chemical agent which has demonstrated bactericidal, germicidal, fungicidal, and limited virucidal activity and is registered with the EPA.

(23) "Materials and supplies" means those items which complement the use of tools, including but not limited to hair tints, bleaches, permanent wave solutions, hair oils, shampoos, rinses, disinfectants, and chemicals.

(24) "Nail Technology" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005

(25) “Natural Hair Care” has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(26) “Natural Person” means a living, individual, human being.

(27) "Official transcript" means:

(a) An original document authorized by the appropriate office in the Oregon Department of Education and certified by an educational institution indicating applicant identity information, each field of practice enrolled under, specific hour requirements for each field of practice if applicable, final practical examination scores for each field of practice, enrollment information and a signature from an authorized representative on file with the agency. Original documents must be submitted directly to the agency from the educational institution by United States Postal Service mail or other recognized mail service providers in a sealed envelope; OR

(b) A document authorized by the appropriate office in the Oregon Department of Education and certified by an educational institution indicating identity information, each field of practice enrolled under, specific hour requirements for each field of practice if applicable, final practical examination scores for each field of practice, enrollment information and a signature from an authorized representative on file with the agency. Non-original documents are only accepted when approved by the Agency.

(28) "Practitioner" has the definition set forth in ORS 690.005.

(29) "Premises" means the entire area of a facility, licensed by the agency as a facility defined under ORS 690.005.

(30)"Sharp edged or pointed, non-electrical tools and implements" means those items which may on occasion pierce or cut the skin and draw blood, including razors, cuticle nippers, cuticle pushers, nail clippers, tweezers, comedone extractors, shears, and metal nail files.

(31) "Soiled" means an article that has been used and has not been cleaned or disinfected for use on the next client.

(32) "Tools and implements" means all portable articles and instruments, which the authorization holder uses when performing services on clients, including, but not limited to combs, shears, clippers and yoyettes.

(33) "Work area" means an area where services are performed and preparations are conducted, including, but not limited to shampoo area, work stations and dispensing area.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 690.165 & 690.205(1)
Stats. Implemented: ORS 690.165 & 690.105(1)
Hist.: BH 2-1978, f. & ef. 11-29-78; BH 1-1982, f. & ef. 1-29-82; BH 2-1982, f. & ef. 3-31-82; BH 1-1983(Temp), f. & ef. 10-4-83; BH 4-1984, f. & ef. 12-7-84; Renumbered from 817-010-0002; BH 1-1988, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-88; BH 2-1990, f. & cert. ef. 10-29-90; BH 1-1992, f. 6-1-92, cert. ef. 7-1-92; BH 3-1994, f. 6-23-94, cert. ef. 7-1-94; BH 1-1996, f. 5-31-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; BH 2-1996, f. 6-28-96, cert. ef. 7-1-96; BH 1-1997, f. 7-22-97, cert. ef. 8-1-97; BBH 1-1998, f. 6-24-98, cert. ef. 6-30-98; BOC 1-2000, f. 5-12-00, cert. ef. 5-15-00: BOC 2-2001, f. 2-16-01, cert. ef. 3-1-01; BOC 1-2002, f. 5-31-02 cert. ef. 6-1-02; BOC 1-2004, f. 6-29-04, cert. ef. 7-1-04; BOC 1-2005, f. 6-17-05, cert. ef. 7-1-05; BOC 1-2006, f. & cert. ef. 3-15-06; BOC 1-2009, f. & cert. ef. 6-1-09; BOC 2-2011, f. & cert. ef. 5-5-11; BOC 1-2014, f. 2-27-14, cert. ef. 3-1-14

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