Riyadh – The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing (MOMRA); has clarified that the penalty for a violation of reusing single-use shaving tools exposes the facility owner to a fine of SR2000.
The ministry said that the implementation of the decision would start on Saturday, Jan 15, 2022; as it will include men, children’s barbershops. Additionally, the ministry confirmed that double fine in the event of a repeat violation; and further closing the shop operations a week.
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Meanwhile, the Saudi Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing previously clarified the municipal requirements of business activities in men’s barbershops; which were: the importance of obtaining a health certificate for workers to prove their safety from infectious diseases; as well as the use of disposable shaving tools made of stainless materials per the approved standard specifications; in addition, to use high-quality paper towels instead of cloth towels and using of the medical swabs for disinfection.
The ministry’s decision came as it aims to preserve the beneficiaries’ health; prevent the transmission of infection, and raise the level of service quality.