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Cleanup Care The National-Interstate Council of State Boards of Cosmetology recommends the following blood spill procedures. Make sure to have a copy on hand at the salon. IF A BLOOD SPILL SHOULD OCCUR, THE FOLLOWING STEPS MUST BE FOLLOWED: • Supply the injured party with liquid styptic/antiseptic and the appropriate dressing to cover the injury. • Double bag all articles soiled (contaminated) by blood and label “biohazard” with a red or orange marker. TECH INJURY 1. PROTECTION is necessary if a cut is sustained. Stop the service and clean the injured area. 2. APPLY antiseptic and/or liquid or spray styptic as appropriate (see Note). 3. DRESSING the area is important. Cover the injury with the appropriate dressing. 4. COVER the injured area with a finger guard or glove, as appropriate. 5. CLEAN the client and station appropriately. 6. DOUBLE BAG and dispose of all contaminated objects. Clean hands with an antimicrobial cleanser. 7. RETURN to the service. CLIENT INJURY 1. STOP the service. 2. GLOVE the tech’s hands. 3. CLEAN the injured area appropriately. 4. APPLY antiseptic and/or liquid or spray styptic as appropriate (see Note). 5. COVER the injury with the appropriate dressing to prevent further exposure to blood. 6. DOUBLE BAG and dispose of all contaminated objects. Clean hands with an antimicrobial cleanser. 7. RETURN to the service. Note: Do not allow containers, brushes, nozzles or liquid styptic to touch the skin or contact the wound. Use an applicator. WET DISINFECTION STANDARD 1. All tools and implements, except those that have come into contact with blood or bodily fluids, must be disinfected, at minimum, by complete immersion in an EPA-registered, bactericidal, virucidal, fungicidal and pseudomonacidal (formulated for hospitals) disinfectant that is mixed and used according to the manufacturer’s directions. 2. All tools and implements that have come into contact with blood or bodily fluids must be disinfected, at minimum, by complete immersion in an EPA-registered disinfectant that is effective against HIV-1 and human hepatitis B virus, or a tuberculocidal that is mixed and used according to the manufacturer’s directions. 176 NAILPRO J U LY 2013 a bandage to the wound. “Tell the client that if she notices redness or irritation in the days ahead, to let you as the tech know and to go see a physician,” he advises. “Many techs won’t anticipate a problem, but if the skin is open, the client needs to be careful—any open wound can pick up an infection.” Even if it’s unintentional, if you break tissue, you create harm to your client. Schoon adds that techs should be especially careful with cuts on the feet, as feet are usually placed into shoes which may harbor pathogens. This is especially important if a client is diabetic; she experiences less sensation in her feet and even a simple cut can lead to serious infection or even amputation of the foot. Hence, you should always know who your diabetic clients are and let her know immediately if you accidentally cut her feet. Your state cosmetology board provides information on how to appropriately deal with blood spills in the salon, and this information should be made clear—and always available—to every employee. For easy access, place the appropriate instructions with the salon’s first aid kit. (You’ll find an example in the sidebar “Cleanup Care.”) Ideally, your salon will never have to implement these crucial steps. “Cutting into living tissue, such as the epoychium, is against federal law—it’s working outside the scope of a tech’s license,” asserts Schoon. “Improper use of nippers and pushers, as well as improperly trained techs, are problems in our industry. Just remember: Even if it’s unintentional, if you break tissue, you create harm to your client.” Tracy Morin is a freelance writer and editor based in Oxford, MS.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Nailpro - July 2013

Nailpro - July 2013
Contents
Editorial
Backfills
Nailing the News
Portfolio
Polished Look: Net Effect
Behind the Nail Pros
Workshop: 7 Steps to Creating a Marketable Menu
Art Gallery: Give It a Swirl
Peace, Love & OPI
Perfect Pairs: Shadow Play
Savvy Salon: Blossom Beauty Lounge
Beauty File: Alesia Lanzo
The Real Cost of Relocating
Coping With Unpleasant Coworkers
Tips Are Popping Up
Reality Works
Neon Nails
Dressed for Success
Here Comes the Sunless
Nail Clinic: Handling a Spill
Pro Talk
Showcase
Happenings
Marketplace Plus
Marketplace
Ad Index
Hollywood File
Manufacturer Deals & Promotions
Test Yourself

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