Navigation Links
Hair-raising issues of hairdressers

Hair dressers are an unhappy lot because nearly 50 percent of the clan is found battling chronic skin disease, which signals a dry patch in their careers.// A new study has claimed that nearly 50,000 hair stylists are suffering dermatitis, triggered by constant use of chemicals, soaps and shampoos that render constantly moist hands.

Due to this, many hair-dressers opt out of their careers, unable to carry on with their jobs when the condition worsens. Hairdressers are paying a price for the negligence and apathy on the part of employers who have flouted safety regulations like providing shielding gloves or lotions capable of offsetting harm to the skin.

Now, LGA has stipulated that owners of beauty salons should comply with the safety and regulation norms, failing which they could face prosecution and a fine for not adequately protecting their workers. LGA spokeswoman Helen Zacharias said “Taking precautions, such as wearing gloves would reduce substantially the number of people suffering from dermatitis. If your hands reacts badly to being constantly wet and in constant contact with chemicals, taking precautions can massively reduce the chances getting dermatitis. Most councils up and down the country are enforcing the regulations as we speak, but this mostly takes the form of informing and advising businesses. In extreme circumstances, where employees are leaving disabled or businesses are ignoring advice, they would be prosecuted, which could well mean a fine."

Nina Goad, of the British Skin Foundation, said: "With contact dermatitis, prevention is definitely better than cure. Often once people have developed dermatitis the condition can remain chronic. This can affect people both professionally and socially. Education is key as it's important that hairdressers know how to protect themselves, what to look out for and what to do if they develop a skin problem. Preventative measures include protective clothing and use of emollient creams. Making sure chemicals are used in accordance with manufacturers' guidelines is also crucial."

Beauty Salons might just as well take the cues and get their house in order, lest they lose hair over the prosecution of their businesses!


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. FDA issues warning for Droperidol
2. Psychiatric issues common in brain disease
3. Bone marrow stem cells may help repair cardiac tissues
4. Growing tissues
5. Adult Stem Cells From Fat Tissues For Healing
6. A Novel Method For Measuring Interstitial Fluid Pressure In Cancer Tissues
7. FDA issues warnings on Three Popular Asthma drug labels
8. UCLA Researchers Transform Stem cells From Fat tissues Into Smooth Muscle
9. WHO issues Global Air Quality Guidelines
10. Banking (T)issues : cloning issue surfaces
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... ... Jonathan (Jon) Otterstatter to its board of directors. Otterstatter is co-founder, ... in the development of technological innovations that lead to broad-based healthcare solutions. , ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... WaterAid launched the #perioddrama campaign to mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on ... around the world who do not have access to a toilet, even when they’re on ... dread of #perioddrama. The (sometimes hilarious) results help shine a light on the awkwardness that ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... Milwaukee, WI (PRWEB) , ... May 24, 2016 ... ... Facility In Milwaukee , Out patient Services To Begin In June , Aloria ... is pleased to announce the opening of Aloria Milwaukee, its first treatment facility ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Global Lyme Alliance (GLA), a leading nonprofit ... has named Scott Santarella as its new CEO. , Santarella is former ... San Francisco, where he successfully helped to grow the organization from a regional ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... ... May 24, 2016 , ... Dignity Health has announced ... The new facility is licensed under Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital, which opened ... Dignity Health in Arizona, said that the new facility will complement Dignity Health’s existing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2016)... , May 23, 2016   Purdue Pharma ... into an agreement with Egalet Corporation and Acura ... As part of the agreement the companies will ... enable all three companies to develop and sell ... "This agreement reflects the commitment of Purdue ...
(Date:5/20/2016)... 2016 According to the 2016 home ... demand for affordable healthcare solutions as since the early 2000s, ... In countries like the US, the healthcare cost rose faster ... consumer price index inflation rate stood at an average of ... to 3.62% during the same time period. This can be ...
(Date:5/19/2016)... 2016 According to a new market research ... (U.S., Germany , France , ... and Japan )", published by MarketsandMarkets, The market ... CAGR of 13.9% from 2016 to 2021.      (Logo: ... data Tables spread through 26 Pages and in-depth TOC on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: