On Monday, the CDC released new guidelines for nail salon employers and employees reopening in the wake of COVID-19.
Employer information for nail salons includes:
> Creating a COVID-19 Workplace Health and Safety Plan
> Identify where and how workers might be exposed to COVID-19 at work
> Develop hazard controls using the hierarchy of controls to prevent infection among workers
> Adjusting work stations to maintain safe distances
> Removing chairs from waitng areas
> Changing the way people work
> Educating employees about steps they can take to protect themselves at work and at home
> Take actions to create a healthy place of business for employees and clients
Employee information includes:
> How COVID-19 spreads
> How you can protect yourself and others
> How your employer can protect you
The CDC reminds you to continue to follow your state board of cosmetology rules for safety and sanitation, in addition to the recommendations on its site.
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