The two-foot-square area between a nail tech’s mouth and work area; the area wherein dust, vapors, and particles can be inhaled if a nail technician does not wear a mask or otherwise protect herself against exposure and inhalation.
If you’re feeling guilty about not wearing a mask while doing nails, you can drop the self-reproach — if you’re using a properly maintained source-capture ventilation system.
When it comes to healthy salon air, the new magic number is three. The Nail Manufacturers Council recently updated its guidelines to recommend a three-zone protection approach for nail salons.
In a perfect world we would be able to press a “self-clean” button whenever needed.
Studies done by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) consistently show allergens are present in the air of nail salons.
Since 1988, Aerovex Systems has developed innovative products to provide proper ventilation appropriate for all salon chemical services. Now Aerovex is unveiling two new state-of-the-art Salon Source Capture Ventilation Systems featuring “Healthy Air” technologies. The new “Healthy Air” source capture ventilation systems combine eHEPA technology with enhanced activated carbon filtration.
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