CEU Hours: 6
COSMETOLOGY LICENSEES ONLY
The class covers the following modules and topics:
Rules, Regulations, Safety, and Disinfection
Safeguarding You, Your Work Environment and Your Clients
Disinfection control is some of the first things taught in cosmetology school and for important reasons. In order to protect yourself and the client, it is crucial to have an understanding of the different kinds of bacterial you may come across. Clients rely on the knowledge of the professional and trust us with their health, so we must abide by the law by giving them the best treatment without taking shortcuts.
With that said, spa and salon workers must be aware of contagious bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses that can be contracted through broken skin, posing serious health risks. Not only should we treat all clients with care to avoid making them ill, but we must also protect ourselves in the workplace. Since the body ‘s first line of defense is unbroken skin, take care of your hands -they are your tools, make sure not to bite your fingers or pull on your cuticles. Keep your nails at a length to avoid scratching the client’s face or breaking and snagging a nail by accident.
Upon completion of this eLearning course, you will understand the importance of: