Preparation of work areas and tools and equipment for hair services

Duration6 minutes
Skill levelAll levels
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Find out how to follow health and safety procedures when preparing your tools and equipment for hair services in this MHD essential tutorial. It is necessary to understand the fundamental role a regular routine plays in preparing your work areas, tools and equipment to guarantee high standards as a hairstylist or barber.

Technical skills

  • Accident
  • Antiseptic
  • Autoclaves
  • Bacteria
  • COSHH risk assessment
  • Chemical agents
  • Chemicals
  • Clean
  • Contact dermatitis
  • Cross infection
  • Detergent
  • Disease
  • Disinfectants
  • Dust
  • Equipment
  • Fungi
  • Germs
  • High temperature
  • Inhibits
  • Manufacturer�s instructions
  • Micro-organisms
  • Non-latex gloves
  • Notices
  • Obstructions
  • PPE
  • Spores
  • Sterile
  • Surface cleaners
  • Tools
  • Ultraviolet light
  • Wash
  • Work areas


Model: Sid Sottung
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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