Keeping Everyone Safe from COVID-19 and its variants

Hygiene and Safety Policy
(October 18 2020)

We can provide disposable face masks for everyone with whom they are in contact. We reserve the right to deny service to anyone who refuses to wear a protective mask.

  • We guarantee that every cape and towel used is freshly cleaned;

  • All Hair Force barbers are trained in the correct use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and in procedures to ensure safe practices.

  • All barbers’ equipment, including but not limited to: brushes, combs, scissors and electric cutting equipment, is sanitized and cleaned after each visit;

  • Each barber is provided with the appropriate germicidal and sterilization products to ensure we leave you with a germ free environment;

  • At each visit, the barber will wear a freshly-washed apron;​

  • At each visit, the barber will wear a face mask;

  • During the cut, the barber will wear nitrile gloves;

  • a bottle of hand sanitizer will be made available to all.


SERVICE Guidelines:

  1. All barbers will use medical-grade gloves and a face mask during your service. We require anyone receiving a haircut to wear a face mask.

  2. All our gear will be wiped down with alcohol wipes before use, and afterwards will be treated with professional barber cleaning sprays (barbicide/clippercide) and surfaces will be disinfected with Lysol spray. Disinfectants used are bactericidal, virucidal, and fungicidal.

  3. All clients receive a freshly laundered cape OR, if preferred, a personal towel of their own to drape around your shoulders during service.

  4. Weather-permitting, we are comfortable doing  your cut outside or in any well-ventilated area

  5. All hospital, assisted-living facility, and senior housing community services are suspended indefinitely (this does NOT apply to senior living communities).

  6. All barbers have, or will have, completed and passed the Certificate in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, and Certification in the use of Germicidal Products as of March 1, 2021

  7. For other questions or concerns, please call us at 613-252-2899 or send an email to Admin@HairForceOttawa.com. All comments are welcome!