Barber: Sanitation and Infection Control

15.00
Online
Mandatory
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Learning Objectives

  • Explain why infection control and safety in the cosmetology industry are so important.
  • Describe ways in which infections can be transmitted within the salon environment. 
  • Define the characteristics of a communicable disease and discuss the most common communicable diseases likely to affect the salon industry. 
  • Discuss ways that risks within the industry can affect salon professionals and their customers.
  • Name the viral, bacterial and fungal infections most likely to occur within the salon setting.
  • Describe effective measures that a salon professional can take to reduce and/or eliminate risks of bacterial and viral transmissions. 
  • Discuss why the health and safety of your client should be the number one priorities, and how cleanliness can affect - either negatively or positively - your business' reputation. 
  • Define the terms associated with sanitation, disinfection and sterilization and discuss the differences in each of these methods. 
  • Explain the risks and every day hazards that affect cosmetologists; give examples of manual task risk factors. 
  • Describe some easy fixes that can be incorporated within the work area to make it more ergonomic and efficient, thus reducing the risk of injuries and strains.  

Sanitation and Infection Control

15.00

Learning Objectives

  • Explain why infection control and safety in the cosmetology industry are so important.
  • Describe ways in which infections can be transmitted within the salon environment. 
  • Define the characteristics of a communicable disease and discuss the most common communicable diseases likely to affect the salon industry. 
  • Discuss ways that risks within the industry can affect salon professionals and their customers.
  • Name the viral, bacterial and fungal infections most likely to occur within the salon setting.
  • Describe effective measures that a salon professional can take to reduce and/or eliminate risks of bacterial and viral transmissions. 
  • Discuss why the health and safety of your client should be the number one priorities, and how cleanliness can affect - either negatively or positively - your business' reputation. 
  • Define the terms associated with sanitation, disinfection and sterilization and discuss the differences in each of these methods. 
  • Explain the risks and every day hazards that affect cosmetologists; give examples of manual task risk factors. 
  • Describe some easy fixes that can be incorporated within the work area to make it more ergonomic and efficient, thus reducing the risk of injuries and strains.