UV20483 Follow Health and Safety Practice in the Salon
State the importance of personal presentation, hygiene, and conduct in maintaining health safety in the salon?
It is important because the clients can see the salon is a clean, friendly environment. You can do this by having a clean fresh look, pressed uniform, hair tied up, flat comfortable shoes and have a professional attitude. Make sure all equipment is sterilized. This is to reduce cross-infection skin or nail infection between clients. Be aware of any hazards around you and monitor any hazards you see report them to a senior member of staff.
State the importance of maintaining the security of belongings?
If belongings of the client are not stored away safely it could be a hazard to you and others around (trip hazard hand bag). You can prevent this by hanging client’s coats up away in a cupboard and their hand bags can be stored safely in a basket under the trolley.
Clients are responsible for their belongings i.e. mislaying purse, keys, and phone. There should be a sign within the salon stating that the client’s are responsible for the belongings and the company is not liable.
Describe how to dispose of different types of salon waste?
It is important to dispose of all salon waste correctly because the substances could be hazardous to you and others around you. Waste must be disposed of safely and in accordance with legal and salon be requirements. All hazardous substances should be stored in a cool dry place in a cupboard.
COSHH- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. A hazardous substance is anything that can harm your health.
Identify named emergency personnel?
There will be a first aider which responds promptly when requested, operates with competence. Knows how secure additional help when needed, reports incidents, identify action taken and comply with requirements for certification. The fire marshal is there to ensure everyone is out of the building (head count). Conduct all...