Procedure for spa cleaning

PROCEDURES FOR CLEANING AND DISINFECTING PIPE-LESS FOOTSPAS.
Please comply with your state board cleaning and disinfecting procedures.

(a) “Pipe-Less” foot spa is defined as any unit with footplates, impellers, impeller assemblies and propellers.
(b) After use upon each patron, each Pipe-less foot spa shall be cleaned and disinfected in the following sequential manner:

(1) All water shall be drained from the spa basin.
(2) Remove jet cover by turning counter-clockwise.
(3) Scrub all visible residues from the impeller, inside walls of the basin, and/or other components and the areas behind or under each with a clean brush and liquid soap (labeled as such on soap product) and water. Rinse with clean water. (4) Reinsert the properly cleaned jet cover.
(5) Refill the basin with clean water and circulate the correct amount (read the label for mixing instructions) of the EPA-registered hospital-liquid disinfectant which the label claims is a bactericide, fungicide, and virucide, through the basin for at least 10 minutes.
(6) Drain, rinse and wipe the basin dry with a clean paper towel.
(7) Record this procedure in the pedicure-cleaning log. The log shall contain the date and time of each cleaning, initials of the person who completed the procedure, and shall indicate that the cleaning was done after a client.
(c) At the end of every day and after performing the procedures provided in subsection (b) (1 through 7) and after the last client, each pipe-less foot spa shall be cleaned and disinfected in the following sequential manner:

(1) Fill the basin with warm water and detergent (labeled as such on detergent product) and circulate the detergent through the spa system for at least 10 minutes (follow manufacture’s instructions).
(2) Drain the detergent solution and rinse the basin.
(3) Refill the basin with clean water and circulate the correct amount (read the label of mixing instructions) of the EPA-registered hospital-liquid disinfectant which the label claims is a bactericide, fungicide, and virucide, through the basin for at least 10 minutes.
(4) Drain, rinse and wipe the basin dry with a clean paper towel.
(5) Allow the basin to dry completely.
(6) Record this procedure in the pedicure-cleaning log. The log shall contain the date and time of each cleaning, initials of the person who completed the procedure, and shall indicate that the cleaning was done at the end of the day.

(d) At least once each week, after completing the procedures provided in subsection (c) (1 through 3), and the disinfectant solution in each pipe-less foot spa shall not be drained and the following sequential procedures shall be followed:

(1) The unit shall be turned off and the disinfecting solution shall be left in the unit undisturbed for 6 to 10 hours.
(2) After the disinfectant solution has been sitting between 6 to 10 hours, rinse and wipe the basin dry with a clean paper towel.
(3) Record this procedure in the pedicure-cleaning log. The log shall contain the date and time of each cleaning, initials of the person who completed the procedure, and shall indicate that the cleaning was done weekly.

(e) The pedicure-cleaning log shall be made available upon request by either a patron or a board representative.

(f) A violation of this section may result in an administrative fine and/or disciplinary action. Each pipe-less foot spa not in compliance with this section may result in a separate violation.