2016 Code of Alabama
Title 45 - LOCAL LAWS.
Article 4 - Business, Labor, and Occupations.
Section 45-2-40.04 - Sanitary requirements.

AL Code § 45-2-40.04 (2016) What's This?
Section 45-2-40.04Sanitary requirements.

(a) No towels, wash cloths, or other linen items shall come in contact with the body or any other part thereof of any customer or patron at a massage parlor that have not been boiled and laundered since last used.

(b) Every person applying or administering massages shall cleanse his or her hands thoroughly by washing same with soap and hot water before attending or massaging any person.

(c) Any person while applying or administering massages shall be clothed from the shoulders to the knees by a robe, smock, or other opaque apparel so that the patron or customer shall be protected from bodily contact with the person applying or administering the massage except for the hands and arms of the person applying or administering the massage.

(d) Any massage parlor licensed pursuant to this article shall be equipped with running hot and cold water, and with all appliances, furnishings, and materials as may be necessary to enable persons employed in and about the massage parlor to comply with the provisions of this article.

(Act 80-498, p. 772, §5.)

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