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Are You In OSHA Compliance?

As a nail tech, you understand that you must comply with your state board’s regulations. But did you know that you also must comply with OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations as well?

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Download New Nail Salon Safety Fact Sheets

The California State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology has announced that Cal/OSHA recently published a new fact sheet for Working Safely in Nail Salons.

How to Request an OSHA On-Site Consultation

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?

OSHA Guide: Stay Healthy When Giving Manis and Pedis (with Proper Ventilation)

Be sure to download “Stay Healthy and Safe While Giving Manicures and Pedicures,” a recently released 20-page booklet created by OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration).

Oregon OSHA Translates Pamphlet into Vietnamese

For the state’s nail techs who prefer literature in Vietnamese, Oregon’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently translated a safety pamphlet into Vietnamese.

Clear the Air

Good or bad, odor reveals little about salon air quality. Even if your salon rates "sweet" on the smell scale with employees or clients, depend on more reliable measures than your nose to rate your salon's air quality.

What You Should Know About OSHA

Complying with OSHA requirements can be frustrating unless you understand what the agency is, its purpose, and how it works.

Product Odor Draws Complaint By Board of Health; Salon Owner Worried

Mary Ann Messere, who owns seven nail salons located in indoor malls in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is facing a complaint filed by the New Jersey Board of Health that she’s afraid could cause her to close one of the salon.

Working Safely Begins With Knowing Your MSDS

The goal of the “Hazard Communication Standard” is to reduce the incidence of chemical-related work-place illnesses and injuries.

The Complete Guide to Ventialtion & Indoor Air Quality Control

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