The American Barber Association celebrates supports and encourages barbershops to have safe and sanitary operations.


The American Barber Association, in response to the COVID-19 virus and the need for expanded safety measures in barbershops, awards the BarberSAFE Infection Control certificaiton to barbers who have committed to providing safe and sanitary service to every customer.


To apply simply hit a buttom below and take the course.   If you are an ABA member the course is free.   To become a member, please click on the link below.


Professional Recognition

Barbershops with the BarberSAFE Certification show a higher level of commitment to safety and sanitation, which are key to building customer confidence during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Industry Recognition

The BarberSAFE Certification is recognized throughout the barber industry as the standard safety and sanitation.

Customer Recognition

It’s a fact, when customers see the BarberSAFE Infection Control Certificate on the wall, they gain an extra sense of pride and peace of mind that they are being serviced by an industry recognized barbershop that is committed to safety.   Build greater customer confidence and loyalty!

Employment Opportunities

Barbershops and salons are compelled to have safe and sanitary operations, and are looking for barbers with the commitment to maintain a safe shop.

Income Opportunities

BarbersHOPS with the BarberSAFE Certification give customers more confidence that their services are safe and sanitary.  BarberSAFE Certified barbersHOPS attract more customers and can charge customers higher fees.

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