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Pedicure Troubles Still Bubbling

June 1, 2005  | Article

An outbreak of bacterial infections linked to pedicure foot spas poses new mysteries for public health detectives. It also shows there is still a lot of confusion among nail technicians and salon owners about proper cleaning procedures. To protect yourself, do your homework!

Keywords: disinfection   educational materials   European Touch   legislation   pedicures  

How Do You Disinfect in Delaware?

April 1, 2005  | Article

Talk about getting back to basics! We learn in kindergarten to wash our hands and keep our things clean. Cleaning your implements is the ultimate “back to basics” step you can take, and it is reassuring to clients and coworkers alike. Each state in the union has its own regulations regarding specifically how metal (non-porous) implements are to be cleaned or disinfected. While the rules don’t vary substantially from state, there are nuances that you need to be aware of.

Keywords: implement disinfection   legislation  

Utah Increases Licensure Hours, Bans MMA

March 11, 2005  | News

Beginning January 1, 2006, would-be nail technicians in Utah will have to stay in school a little longer. The state passed legislation increasing licensure hours from 200 to 300. In addition, the state banned MMA and also clarified the definition for nail techs to work on the hands, feet, and nails.

Keywords: legislation   licensing   MMA   state licensing  

Actively Involved

March 1, 2004  | Article

There’s more to the nail industry than just doing nails. Take it from these four nail technicians who have pushed industry activism to a whole new level. Whether getting involved with their state board, working to ban MMA, or pushing for licensing, they all have one thing in mind: to better the industry for all.

Keywords: legislation   MMA  

The Licensing Prosecution Process

August 1, 2001  | Article

What happens when a nail technician or salon is reported to a state board or other regulating agency? Here’s a simplified rundown on what happens – beginning with the initial complaint and ending, in some case, with an arrest.

Keywords: legislation   licensing  

California Air Board Nails Smog

February 1, 2000  | Article

A new ruling by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) will require nail polish removers to be free of smog-producing chemicals by 2005.

Keywords: legislation  

Alaska, Connecticut Closer to Licensing for Nail Technicians

July 1, 1999  | Article

Of the four states still left without any kind of licensing regulations (Alaska, Connecticut, Nebraska, and Utah) regarding nail technicians, the first two are well on their way to making a change for the better.

Keywords: Alaska   Connecticut   legislation   licensing   Nebraska  

No Double Dipping? California Legislates Paraffin

May 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: legislation   paraffin  

Creative Gets a “Radical” Patent

October 1, 1996  | Article

After three years of paperwork and examiner reviews, Creative Nail Design Systems has acquired a patent for its Radical Solarnail acrylic system.

Keywords: cnd   legislation   patents  

Annual Toluene Warning Mailed By NMC In March

June 1, 1996  | Article

Keywords: legislation   proposition 65   toluene  

The X Files

July 1, 1995  | Article

Electric files have allowed a generation of nail technicians to cut their service time drastically, yet critics view them as a health menace to both client and nail technician. Here’s the latest buzz on the controversy from a legal point of view.

Keywords: electric file safety   legislation  

The Nail Technician's Bill Of Rights

May 1, 1995  | Article

Ideas on how to protect and support the nail technicians.

Keywords: As I See It   legislation   working safely  

Texas Amendment Eliminates Need For Tuberculocidal Disinfectant In Most Cases

April 1, 1995  | Article

Keywords: disinfection   legislation  

South Carolina Drill Scare Averted, Education To Come

February 1, 1995  | Article

In a victory for South Carolina nail technicians who use electric files, the state board rescinded its prohibition of electric drills following a public hearing.

Keywords: electric file safety   electric files   legislation  

California Moves to Regulate Booth Rental

August 1, 1994  | Article

Keywords: booth rental   California state regulations   legislation  

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