The beauty industry has numerous specific health and safety risks and the guidance below is designed to help employers identify the risks and implement appropriate control measures.
For advice on cosmetic piercing, electrolysis, acupuncture, semi-permanent make-up and tattooing please go to the licensing and dermatitis sections of our web pages as you will need to register your business with your local Environmental Health team.
HABIA produce a health and safety pack specifically designed for salons. This pack is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. go to the HABIA site for more information.
Useful links include:
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