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All Polish Is Safe [From Microbes]

August 26, 2015  | Article

The polish you are painstakingly applying to your clients' nails is safe, no matter how many others used the same bottle previously.

Keywords: nail polish   NMC   product contamination   salon safety   salon sanitation  

Nail Salon Scrutiny Update: New York and Connecticut

August 20, 2015  | News

Nail salons in New York are bracing for a new law that will require all salons to be bonded by October 6, 2015. Meanwhile, state board inspectors in Connecticut conducted a blitz of inspections this month, resulting in a significant number of closures for noncompliance.

Keywords: Industry News   International Nail Technicians Association   New York Times article on nail salons   salon safety  

#SafeSandalSeason Video: Clean Foot Spa

July 23, 2014  | Video

The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology shows a dramatization of a properly cleaned foot spa with the help of Federico Beauty Institute students in Sacramento, Calif. #SafeSandalSeason

Keywords: California state regulations   pedicure safety   pedicure spa cleaning   salon cleaning   salon safety  

Medinail Learning Center Presents Educational Webinars

April 23, 2014  | News

Medinail Learning Center (MLC) has launched a series of monthly webinars for nail techs

Keywords: autoclaves   disinfection   education   salon safety  

Did You Get Your Copy of The Big Book?

November 21, 2013  | Article

NAILS’ 2013-2014 Big Book is the ultimate resource for those in the nail industry. With information on the latest statistics and trends, this annual issue also contains a state board directory, salon safety guidelines, and a marketers directory.

Keywords: marketing/promotions   salon safety   state licensing  

How to Request an OSHA On-Site Consultation

December 7, 2012  | Article

OSHA  recently provided salons with a handy guide called "Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures," but did you know that you can also request a free on-site consultation for your salon?

Keywords: OSHA   salon safety   working safely  

Mistakes, Mishaps, and Malpractice

July 1, 2009  | Article

With the combination of cuticle nippers, chemicals, and customers, there is always the risk of an accident — and a lawsuit. The best defense is to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.

Keywords: client health   clients   customer service   insurance   salon safety  

Wisconsin Launches a Public Awareness Campaign About Salon Safety

April 4, 2007  | News

The Wisconsin Department of Regulation & Licensing launched a campaign to educate salon professionals and consumers about nail and hair salon safety.

Keywords: salon safety   salon sanitation   staph infections   state licensing   Wisconsin  

Play It Safe, Protect Yourself

May 1, 2006  | Article

Big news incidents are unusual but as a salon professional you need to do your part to calm clients and show them client safety is foremost in your salon.

Keywords: pedicure safety   salon safety   salon sanitation  

California Bill Aims to Make Salons Safer

September 1, 2005  | Article

California Assembly Speaker pro tem Leland Yee introduced legislation that would establish minimum safety standards for pedicure equipment and ensure that salons have procedures to ensure proper, safer, and sanitary operation of pedicure spa equipment. T

Keywords: California   California state regulations   pedicure safety   pedicure sanitation   salon safety  

Warning: Prevent Salon Accidents

August 1, 2004  | Article

A seemingly small safety hazard can turn into a big liability. By learning to recognize potential problems, you can prevent mishaps and create an accident-proof salon.

Keywords: insurance   MSDS   salon inspections   salon safety  

Preventing Allergic Reactions

May 1, 2004  | Article

After month of receiving enhancements with no problems, your client develops redness and then swelling around her cuticles. 

Keywords: allergic reactions   client health   salon safety  

Hepatitis C: What Are the Odds?

July 1, 2003  | Article

Risk factors for hepatitis: Having unprotected sex, sharing drug needles, administering tattoos or body piercing s with dirty needles ... and getting a pedicure? Not really.

Keywords: hepatitis   salon safety   salon sanitation  

Let’s Keep Salon Sanitation Simple, and Stick Together

July 1, 2003  | Article

 Salons know that savvy consumers are wary of dirty salons and so they conduct their sanitation procedures with a great flourish. 

Keywords: As I See It   files   implement disinfection   salon safety   salon sanitation  

Unsanitary Practices- or Unscrupulous Lawyers?

March 1, 2003  | Article

Nail salons and Industry observers are crying foul over a California consumer group’s lawsuit against nail salons for using a single bottle of polish on multiple clients. The State Board says it’s the attorney’s—not the practitioners’—actions that should be questioned.

Keywords: media coverage   salon safety   salon sanitation  

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