a. Layouts provide for adequate ventilation, cooling, heating, lighting,
and hot and cold water.
b. No Tipping sign posted.
c. Authorized Grooming Standards for U.S. Navy Personnel sign posted.
d. Barbers indoctrinated in customer courtesy, identification, and
e. Shop attractive, clean, and tastefully decorated.
f. Equipment in good condition and in adequate supply to provide
g. When a barber chair is not in use, a small sign Not in Use placed on
h. Hours of operation prominently posted.
Ships having less than 100 accommodations, portable barbershop
utensils stored in a locker.
Ships having 101 to 300 accommodations, a one-chair shop is
available with one additional chair for each additional 300 accommodations
k. If two or more barber chairs are required for troops, a separate
troop barbershop is provided.
a. Sanitary regulations posted and adhered to.
b. Barbers dressed in clean washable coats. Personal hygiene practiced
by all barbers at all times.
c. Barbers wash their hands and sterilize instruments before serving
each customer. Deodorants and mouthwash made available and their use by
d. Each unit equipped with a sponge or paper towels to wipe out
the washbasin and backbar.
e. Freshly laundered white towels or paper towels used for each customer.
f. Haircloths kept clean at all times. New neck strip used on each
g. Bottles and jars kept closed when not in use.
h. All instruments scrupulously cleaned immediately after use. Razors,
scissors, combs, clipper blades, and other tools thoroughly washed with soap
and hot water to remove film and debris, then dried with disposable tissue
Clippers kept clean at all times. After each use, foreign matter
removed, clippers wiped with cotton saturated with sterilizing solution, and
dried with a tissue.
If suspected that a customer has a communicable disease or infection,
the clippers and other metallic instruments used will be segregated and the
ships medical officer contacted for disinfecting procedures to be followed.
k. Barbers having any infections or communicable diseases do not
l. Barbers do not smoke while attending customers.
m. Strops and hones kept clean at all times.
n. No razor stropped or honed without having been previously sterilized.
o. Therapeutic practices, such as treating pimples and ingrown hair,