Hairdressing, Nail and Beauty 

Hairdressing, Nail and Beauty 

Hairdressing, nail and beauty 

Structure: 8 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 26 to 30 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 8 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 26 to 30 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 8 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 26 to 30 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.
The hairdressing, nail care and beauty industry may expose young workers (aged between 15 and 24) to many potential hazards. This industry offers great job opportunities for young workers. Activities in this industry usually occur in a salon and include nail services, hairdressing, beauty services, barbering and tanning services.
Tasks may include:
  • cutting and styling hair
  • shampooing and conditioning hair
  • colouring, straightening and perming hair
  • shaving and trimming beards and moustaches
  • manicures and pedicures
  • applying face treatments and makeup
  • cleaning salon and work areas and sterilising equipment.

Be aware!

41.6%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers
Tasks may include:
  • cutting and styling hair
  • shampooing and conditioning hair
  • colouring, straightening and perming hair
  • shaving and trimming beards and moustaches
  • manicures and pedicures
  • applying face treatments and makeup
  • cleaning salon and work areas and sterilising equipment.

Be aware!

41.6%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Muscular stress
0%
Muscular stress
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Slips, trips and falls

Hitting moving objects

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Indoor air quality

Infection control 

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Slips, trips and falls

Hitting moving objects

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Indoor air quality

Infection control 

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove hairdressing, nail and beauty industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Class 9511

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove hairdressing, nail and beauty industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Class 9511

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There are many ways to protect yourself and be safe in this industry.

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