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Category: Hairdressing

Preventing dermatitis and dermal exposure: an introduction – Buxton, 3 March 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Dermatitis can be a life-altering condition. Dermal exposure resulting in potential harm to the rest of the body occurs across all sectors. Measures to prevent harm are often straightforward if they are correctly applied. Managers, supervisors and staff representatives will benefit from this course, particularly if they are in industries where dermatitis is prevalent.

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Preventing dermatitis and dermal exposure – Buxton (HSL), 22 October 2015

Monday, September 28, 2015

Dermatitis and other diseases occur in many industries, and skin can be an important route of entry of chemicals into the rest of the body. This course will show you how to identify and assess the risks, and how to control those risks to prevent harm.

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HSE51 – Regulation of health and safety at work

Thursday, August 7, 2014

HSE has published a document that explains the main features of the regulatory approach taken by HSE and local authorities to improve standards in health and safety performance. The document will be of interest to businesses regulated by HSE and local authorities, as well as others working in health and safety.

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Tackling occupational disease

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

HSE has launched new occupational disease web pages and an online community site. Occupational disease is a big problem and organisations are already taking steps to reduce the burden. We want you to get involved – join our online community, set up to encourage the exchange of ideas and initiatives for tackling occupational disease.

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Health and safety law poster – reminder to display new version by April 2014

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The new 2009 health and safety law poster replaces the version published in April 1999 and must be displayed from 5 April 2014. As well as a download, the new 2009 leaflet is also available as a pocket card and replaces the leaflet published in 1999.

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HSE unveils changes to reporting requirements

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has formally implemented changes to simplify the mandatory reporting of workplace injuries for businesses.

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Managing for health and safety

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

HSE has launched new online guidance to help make it easier for larger organisations and businesses to understand how to manage health and safety. Managing for health and safety replaces Successful health and safety management (known to many as HSG65) refreshing and enhancing the existing content.

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Salon owner in court for insurance failure

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The owner of a Herne Bay hair salon has been fined for failing to provide legally required insurance cover that enables employees to claim damages should they be injured at work.

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Hairdressing – Gloves

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Where can I buy recommended gloves (single use, all-round smooth, powder free, non-latex, around 300mm in length)? The Glove Store added to list of major stockists.

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COSHH and your industry – How does it affect you?

Monday, March 26, 2012

How does Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) affect you in your industry? Select your industry to view key messages and how COSHH affects you.

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Risk management – Online example assessments

Monday, February 20, 2012

The examples show how other small and medium-sized businesses have approached risk assessment. If you can’t find your industry listed, pick the one closest to it and adapt it for your own workplace.

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COSHH – How does it affect you in your industry?

Friday, February 17, 2012

How does Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health affect you in your industry? – From this page select your industry to view key messages and how COSHH affects you.

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Example risk assessments – Approaches for small businesses

Monday, January 9, 2012

These examples show kind of approach HSE expects a small business or workplace to take and how other small and medium-sized businesses have approached risk assessment.

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New hairdressing case study – Tracy

Monday, September 7, 2009

A few years ago, Tracy employed a new hairdresser who suffered from dermatitis. She contacted her local council for

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Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Friday, June 12, 2009

Using chemicals or other hazardous substances at work can put people’s health at risk, causing diseases including

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HSE’s Website is changing

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

You may have noticed our Agriculture, Asbestos, RIDDOR, Gas Safety, First Aid, Hairdressing, Legislation, Workers,

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Hairdressers wave goodbye to bad hand days

Friday, May 8, 2009

A HSE commissioned trial has revealed that hairdressers say ‘yes’ to reducing their very high chances of getting dermatitis

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The health and safety law poster

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

As from 6 April 2009, HSE is publishing new versions of its approved health and safety poster and leaflet.

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