BARB113 - Decontamination and Infection Control

This course is an introduction to the proper sanitation procedures relating to tools and equipment, station, and the shop. Additionally, students are trained in safety procedures for barber shops including special emphasis on the materials, equipment and procedures used for the protection of staff and customers from infectious disease organisms.

Credits: 5

Distribution: Career Training

Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer


  1. Define safe work place practices that prevent accidents and injuries
  2. Discuss how blood borne pathogens are transmitted
  3. Discuss Standard Precautions and explain procedures for handling an exposure incident
  4. Explain the difference between, cleaning and disinfecting
  5. List types and classifications of bacteria
  6. Maintain workstation in clean/disinfected manner