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Spa Health and Safety

Course Code ESTH-114
Lecture hours per week 2
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open

This course will create an awareness of the sources of contamination.  The students will learn the basics and acquire understanding of the types of contamination that may be present in a spa as well as the difference between cleaning and killing microbes.  The focus is on the current methods of decontamination for equipment, tools, and hard surfaces in a spa.  The students will also learn basic microbiology and modes of transmission.  Safety, hygiene, and self-protection are important components of this course.