Beauty parlours, aesthetic medicine centres, wellness and SPA centres, hairdressing salons, and tattoo salons are potential locations where the risk of infection occurs during treatment. In order to avoid spreading pathogens, it is important to follow proper hygiene principles and choose the right disposable gloves, as a professional approach to the customer requires not only a high quality of the treatment offered, but also eliminating risk of infection during service.
- Hair salon
- Beauty salon
- Manicure and pedicure
- Podiatry practice
- Tattoo studio
- Spa & Wellness
THE MOST IMPORTANT OHS PRINCIPLES
One pair of gloves (at least) = one procedure.
Use only disposable gloves and discard them after doffing!
For hygiene reasons, wear disposable gloves for each procedure.
Do not disinfect gloves – it is not allowed!
For epidemiological reasons, always wear appropriate disposable gloves for all procedures involving tissue breakage and contact with mucous membranes.
Ensure comfort for yourself, the patient and other patients – look out for potential sources of infection.
Always disinfect hands before and after donning the gloves; wash your hands if necessary.
When working with your gloves on during the procedure, do not touch personal objects (such as a mobile phone), which provide a hotbed for bacteria.
Choose the correct glove size and raw material for your hands.
In the medical industry, the raw material used to make the gloves is particularly important, as many procedures require instruments that can mechanically damage the material. There are several types of raw materials used to manufacture gloves: