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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 229FOOD AND DRUG
SUBCHAPTER DDREGULATION OF COSMETIC SALVAGE ESTABLISHMENTS AND BROKERS
RULE §229.637Personnel

(a) Employee health requirements. No person known to be or suspected of being affected with any communicable disease, or while a carrier of such disease, or while afflicted with boils, infected wounds, sores, or respiratory infection, shall work in an area of a salvage establishment or for a salvage broker in any capacity when there is any possibility of such person contaminating salvageable or salvaged cosmetics with pathogenic organisms, or transmitting disease to other individuals.

(b) Personal cleanliness.

  (1) All personnel while working in direct contact with salvageable cosmetics or while engaged in reconditioning, repacking, or otherwise handling any components or accessories of salvageable cosmetics shall wear clean outer garments, maintain a high degree of personal cleanliness, and conform to hygienic practices while on duty.

  (2) Personnel engaged in reconditioning salvageable cosmetics shall wash their hands thoroughly in a department approved hand-washing facility before starting work, and as often as may be necessary to remove soil and contamination.

  (3) No person shall resume work after visiting the toilet room without first washing their hands.


Source Note: The provisions of this §229.637 adopted to be effective December 17, 2002, 27 TexReg 11751; amended to be effective January 1, 2005, 29 TexReg 11986

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