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She’s a Fan of Her Vacuum

April 1, 1999  | Article

Keywords: ventilation  

Looks Good, Smells Better

December 1, 1998  | Article

Salon owner Debbie Shoaff came up with her own solution to needing good ventilation that fits in nicely with the salon atmosphere. 

Keywords: ventilation  

Sisterly Love Sparks New Invention

October 1, 1998  | Article

Keywords: nail tech inventions   ventilation  


November 1, 1997  | Article

Artificial nail products are composed of various chemicals. The main ingredient for most artificial nail products is ethyl methacrylate (KMA). In 1974 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) banned a similar chemical, methyl methacrylate (MMA), for use in nail products because of its harmful effects during application. Despite the FDA ban, MMA is still found in trace amounts in some products.

Keywords: chemical safety   ventilation  

Fresh Air

May 1, 1997  | Article

Local exhaust systems pull vapors out of the salon before you breathe them. The best news is that you can custom-build a system for your salon at a reasonable cost.

Keywords: occupational asthma   salon safety   ventilation  

The Nail Doctor: Nails that Break and Headaches

September 1, 1995  | Article

The Nail Doctor is back to discuss brittle nail syndrome, the effect of climate on nail growth, and what's really behind those persistent headaches.

Keywords: allergic reactions   biotin   brittle nail syndrome   effects of medications on nails   nail growth  

OSHA, L.A., More Air-Aware

February 1, 1995  | Article

According to the Nail Manufacturers Council (NMC) Safety & Standards Committee, OSHA published a proposal for an indoor air rule that would require employers to set up and implement an indoor air plan.

Keywords: Nail Manufacturers Council   salon safety   ventilation  

If You Can See It You Can’t Inhale It

February 1, 1994  | Article

Is the dust from filing on nails hazardous to your health? The experts don’t think so, and they suggest that technicians probably breathe far less dust than they think they do.

Keywords: ventilation  

The Complete Guide to Ventialtion & Indoor Air Quality Control

August 1, 1992  | Article

Finding the right system for your salon is an exhausting process—But the result is clean salon air and comfortable and safe salon workers.

Keywords: air quality   chemical safety   chemicals   masks   OSHA  

Will Doing Nails Hurt My Baby?

June 1, 1992  | Article

If the volume of mail we receive from mothers-to-be is a fair gauge, there is growing concern among nail technicians that their health and livelihood may be at stake by working with salon chemicals.

Keywords: MSDS   overexposure   ventilation   working while pregnant  

Protecting the Salon Environment, Part II

October 1, 1991  | Article

Work safely in the salon by understanding potential chemical dangers and exercising commonsense precautions.

Keywords: air quality   inhalation   ventilation  

Protecting The Salon Environment

September 1, 1991  | Article

Understand odors and the need for proper ventilation.

Keywords: chemical safety   salon safety   ventilation  

Hood Innovations Designs Protective Cover For Dust, Odor Control

July 1, 1988  | Article

The Protective Hood is easy to see through, with a replaceable face shield to keep vision clear

Keywords: ventilation  

Ventilation Guidelines Take Effect in Colorado

September 1, 1986  | Article

Colorado's Rule 11-A not specific enough and salon owners were uncomfortable with general terms such as "sufficiently."

Keywords: ventilation  

Editor's Note

September 1, 1986  | Article

Keywords: Arizona   California   Colorado   legislation   Michigan  

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