Preventing dermatitis — a guide for hairdressers

Visual resources
Spojené království
English
2009

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The video illustrates the exposures that cause hand dermatitis among hairdressers through the personal story of a hairdresser. It provides practical and well-illustrated guidance on prevention, such as avoiding wet work, using gloves and maintaining appropriate personal hygiene; the video shows real-life situations. The manager of a beauty salon guides us through the risks and five simple solutions. A hairdresser who suffered dermatitis tells her story.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Kadeřnické, kosmetické a podobné činnosti
Provider: 
HSE — Health and Safety Executive
Tasks covered: 
Beauty Culture
Hazard - physical state: 
Liquids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Irritants
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Reducing / minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Training / guidance
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Training
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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