OHS of basics

OHS REGULATIONS IN A BEAUTY SALON

 

During performance of cosmetic procedures it is necessary to follow antiseptic and aseptic rules, OHS regulations and adhere to the rules of hygiene and personal culture, such as:

- easy access to lockers, aperture, cosmetic instruments and equipment,

- proper arrangement of furniture and equipment,

- easy access to tools and proper marking of containers and preparations,

- systematic inspection of all devices and their proper maintenance, aperture cleanliness,

- disinfection of tools and accessories,

- inspection of equipment, electrical wires and electrical mains,

- repair of equipment only by authorized service personnel.

- when leaving the salon, everything  should be unplugged from the power supply,

- easily washable floors,

- adherence to regulations when using electrical equipment.

 

GUIDELINES REGARDING SANITARY AND EPIDEMIOLOGICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR BEAUTY SALONS

- beauty salons must be arranged in separated interiors, sufficiently spacious, featuring natural and artificial lighting,

- Customers should be provided with a waiting room with coat hangers for their outer clothing located outside the primary salon,

- beauty salons cannot be used for residential purposes,

- beauty salons must be kept clean and tidy, and all cleaning equipment must be removed without delay and stored in a separate room intended for that purpose,

- the walls of the beauty salon should be painted in bright colors and be smooth,

- the floor must be easily washable, lined with smooth materials and without crevasses,

- armchairs and chairs must be lined with replaceable materials,

- the salon must feature: - running cold and hot water,

- a supply of clean aprons,

- separate lockers for dirty linen,

- a locker for storing clean linen for the personnel,

- a locker for Customer garments,

- a glazed cabinet for storing creams, liquids and tools, etc.

- appropriate glass vessels for cotton swabs and gauze, and a sanitary inspection logbook.

 

GENERAL REGULATIONS

Every newly opened beauty salon should receive National Sanitary Inspection approval.

- linen used while servicing a Customer cannot be used a second time,

- tools used for cosmetic procedures must be disinfected after each use,

- sharp utensils must be thoroughly rinsed with a stream of cold water and then disinfected after every use,

- use disinfecting liquids with antibacterial and antiviral properties,

- before commencing work, prepare a fresh disinfecting solution, in clean and washed containers,

- disinfection of tools and utensils should be done with full submersion,

- after disinfecting tools must be washed again,

- needles, razors, etc. must be disinfected after use and afterwards incinerated,

- used material bins must be washed, disinfected and lined with plastic bags,

- bowls, countertops at workstations should be cleaned using disinfecting, an washing products, and in case of using only washing products, these should also be disinfected,

- the beautician must wash her hands after completing the procedure,

- in case of injury to the Customer or employee, the wound must be disinfected with 3% hydrogen peroxide.