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.
Products used in hairdressing.