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Barber Vocab Ch 5

Milady's Standard Professional Barbering 2006

antiseptics chemical agents that may kill, retard, or prevent the growth of bacteria; not classified as disinfectants
blood-spill disinfection the prodecures to follow when the barber or client sustains an injury that results in bleeding
decontamination the removal of pathogens from tools, equipment, and surfaces
disinfectants chemical agents used to destroy most bacteria and some viruses and to disinfect tools, implements, and surfaces
disinfection second-highest level of decontamination used on hard, nonporous materials
dry or cabinet sanitizer airtight cabinet containing an active fumigant used to store sanitized tools and implements
EPA-registered disinfectant a product that has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency as an effective disinfectant against certain disease-producing organisms
Hazard Communicattion Rule requires that chemical manufacturers and importers evaluate and identify possible health hazards associated with their products
hospital-grade tuberculocidal disinfectant disinfectants that are effective against bacteria, fungi, viruses, tuberculosis, Psuedomonas, HIV-1, and Hepatitis B and are registered with the EPA
MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet provides product information as compiled by the manufacturer
Occupational Safety and Health Act an act that led to the creation of OSHA, which regulates and enforces health and safety standards in the workplace
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
public sanitation the application of measures used to promote public health and prevent the spread of infectious diseases
Right-to-Know Law requires employers to post notices where toxic substances are present in the workplace
safe work practices the naintenance of sanitation standards and application of safety precautions in the workplace environment
sanitation the third or lowest level of decontamination; means to significantly reduce the number of pathogens found on a surface
solute the substance that is dissolved in a solvent
solution the product created from combining and dissolving and dissolving a solute in a solvent
solvent the liquid in which a solute is dissolved
sterilization the process of rendering and object germ-free by destroying all living organisms on a surface
ultraviolet-ray sanitizer sanitizer metal cabinets with ultraviotet lamps or bulbs used to store sanitized tools and implements
Universal Precautions CDC quidelines and controls that require employers and employees to assume that all human blood and specified human body fluids are infectious for HIV, HBV, and other bloodboorne pathogens
wet sanitizer any covered receptacle large enough to permit the immersion of tools and implements into a disinfectant solution



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