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Health and Safety in Nail Bars

In a study conducted by the HSE on Health and Safety in Nail Bars, nail technicians reported a statistically considerable increased incidence of work-related symptoms including respiratory problems. Indeed, nail dust from filing artificial nails and acrylic fumes from product ingredients, particularly MMA (methyl methacrylate) and EMA (ethyl methacrylate) are health hazards. At best, they Continue Reading…

Ceiling Mounted Fume Extraction at Fife Beauty College

We have just completed the supply of extraction equipment to Fife College Beauty Department. Contacted by the consulting engineer working on behalf of the project, a state of the art Hair Salon was to be developed for hair treatment courses commencing in September 2014. With the goal of creating a safe, practical and eco-friendly learning Continue Reading…

Health Risks & Dangers Associated with Nail Services

Unbeknown to many, products used in manicure and pedicure treatments contain extremely hazardous chemicals. Nail salon employees are especially at risk given their long-term exposure and/or their exposure to high concentrations of these chemicals in the work environment. Failure to apply or store correctly and without the necessary safety equipment and provisions, the use of Continue Reading…

What is the Best Nail Manicure Station/Table?

One of the most common questions we are asked by nail technicians and salon owners is “what is the best nail table out there?”. This confusion is no surprise, with a marketplace containing thousands of varying manicure stations, how do you know which is right for your nail salon business? When we started BenchVent (formally Continue Reading…

Fume & Nail Dust Extraction Desks for City of Bath College

With a modern beauty department, City of Bath College is a leading technical college,which provides a range of nail beauty training courses and diplomas. We were recently contacted by Adam Reed, Health & Safety Officer at the College who was in the process of finding an effective solution for the removal of nail dust and Continue Reading…

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