Tutorial on safe and hygienic working practices in the hair industry

Duration9 minutes
Skill levelAll levels
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Working safely improves your professional reputation and helps to ensure successful outcomes for your client services. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to work safely with chemicals and avoid dermatitis. This video also covers correct posture and positioning for you and your client, as well as safe working practices when preparing and maintaining tools and equipment and carrying out services.

Technical skills

  • Assist
  • Barrier cream
  • Chemicals
  • Client
  • Comfort
  • Dermatitis
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Laws
  • Manufacturer�s instructions
  • Protective clothing
  • Record cards
  • Safe working practices
  • Salon policy
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH)


Model: Elinor Blakeley
Make-Up Artist: Melissa Bourne
Photographer: Andrew Gilbert

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