Sector guide — how to work with hairdressing products

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Dánsko
Danish
2006

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This sector guide is aimed at employees and employers in the hairdressing profession. It provides a general description of hairdressing products and their ingredients, the effects on workers (including the long-term effects) and the necessary protective and preventive measures.
The ingredients covered include dyes, hydrogen peroxide, preservatives, perfumes, acids, bases and surfactants.
The prevention and protection measures covered are substitution, ventilation and personal protective equipment.
The Labour Inspectorate has evaluated this guidance and concluded that its content complies with the Working Environment Act.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Kadeřnické, kosmetické a podobné činnosti
Provider: 
Work environment council for the service and tourism sectors
Tasks covered: 
Beauty Culture
Other
Hazard - physical state: 
Dusts
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Skin absorption
Substance Description: 

Products used in hairdressing.

Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
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)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Safety officers
Workers

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