RAK Reopens Salons, Lays Down Strict Steps For Visits To Malls

Gulf Today|May 29, 2020

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RAK Reopens Salons, Lays Down Strict Steps For Visits To Malls
Authorities said, before opening, rigorous safety standards must be implemented and all establishments must adhere to a series of stringent safety protocols

The Department of Economic Development in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) has announced all men’s hairdressing salons and women’s beauty centres can reopen and operate normally in Ras Al Khaimah from Thursday.

Authorities said, before opening, rigorous safety standards must be implemented and all establishments must adhere to a series of strict safety protocols to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and safeguard public health.

This move comes as part of the Department’s commitment to find a balance between allowing economic activity to continue in the Emirate, while also protecting all members of the community.

Some of the conditions include mandatory COVID-19 testing for employees; staff must always wear masks and gloves, and waiting areas must be blocked off as customers will be welcomed only by appointment.

Other rules include ensuring only haircuts at men’s salons; temporary separators must be placed between chairs; equipment must be sterilised frequently; and temperature checks will be carried out on customers, while those suffering from cold or flu symptoms will not be allowed to enter.

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May 29, 2020