Health and Saftey

Follow Health and safety practice in the salon

Health and Safety Act/Legislation Employee Responsibilities Employer Responsibilities
Health and Safety at work Act 1974 To attend a health and safety training arranged by the employer As an employer you need to take the right precautions to reduce the risks in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulation 1992 To use all necessary PPE for relevant services e.g. apron gloves for colouring   To provided all necessary PPE to ensure staff to do their job effectively and safety
Workplace Regulations 1992 Follow all workplace regulations set out by management e.g. Be present a workplace at least 15 min before first client To provided new staff with a relevant induction and to provide this information in a written format
Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 Never to lift if the item is too heavy wait on help To lift all items and packages in line with the manual handling operation.
To provide training in the manual handling to refrain from asking staff to lift heavy objects
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health COSHH To use controlled methods of storing To insure all chemicals are properly secured {tops on peroxide bottles To mix chemicals in a well ventilated area and return them to a suitable storage Carryout a risk assessment in relation to the storage and use of chemicals. To ensure suitable ventilation is provided for the use of chemicals.
The provisions and use of Equipment Regulation PUWER To use all electrical in the salon in a safe manner To attend training on any new equipment before using it on a client. To provide all staff with training on equipment To provided staff with the necessary equipment to carry out their job role safely.
Electricity a work Regulation 1998 To check all electrical equipment before use Use all equipment in a safe manner To insure that all elecraical equipment is kept in a good working order.