Safety and health at work in hairdressing saloons

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Slovenien
Slovenian
2008

Beskrivning

The web-page lists the most common risks related to hairdressing activities including contact with chemicals in the hairdressing products. It gives advices for risk mitigation, and instructions for risk assessment procedure with practical examples. It is intended to be used by workers and employers.

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Hår- och skönhetsvård
Provider: 
Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
Tasks covered: 
Beauty Culture
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Liquids
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Skin sensitisers
Asthmagens
Carcinogens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Dermal contact
Inhalation
Ocular (through eyes)
Skin absorption
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 1. Substitution
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target group: 
Employers
Safety officers
Workers

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