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Other related regulation Acts

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 Part 8 of the act provides local authorities with powers for the registration of persons who are performing skin piercing (ear piercing, acupuncture etc).  It applies to everyone whether working from a salon or mobile.  Each local authority operates its methods of inspection and licensing at its own cost.  …

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Gas and Electricity regulations

Gas Safety (installation & Use) Regulations 1994 This regulation relates to the use of and maintenance of gas supplies.  The rights of entry regulations 1996 give GAS and HSE inspectors the rights to enter premises and order the disconnection of dangerous and unsafe appliances.  All work undertaken on Gas appliances should be done by registered …

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COSHH – Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 1994

This law requires employers to control exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace.  Most products used in the salon are reasonably safe, however, could become hazardous under certain conditions, or if are used in-correctly.  Every therapist should be trained on how to use and store these products correctly.  It is the Employers responsibility to assess …

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Cash Handling

Cash HandlingUnder the health and safety at work act, failure to provide a safe system of cash handling could lead to the prosecution of the employer. For example, employers should consider this before sending a member of staff to the bank with cash as it is putting them in a potentially unsafe situation.

Manual handling operations Regulations 1992

The HSE (Health & Safety Executives) have drawn attention to musculoskeletal disorders caused by lifting and handling with an unsuitable posture, causing pain and injury. The regulations require that training in lifting and handling are performed to prevent such injury’s occurring.