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Occupational health and safety in the hairdressing sector

The European Social Partners in the Hairdressing Sector, namely Coiffure EU and UNI Europa Hair & Beauty, convinced of the crucial important of preserving the good health of all persons working in the hairdressing salons, negotiated a framework agreement addressing health-related aspects of working conditions. This report describes the risks faced by hairdressers and outlines what action is being taken within the EU to both protect workers and develop an integrated approach to safety and health in this sector.