Are you a salon owner? Nail technician? Salon visitor? We'd like to hear from you! Ideas? Questions? Contact us.
An important alert for our friends in the hair industry.
Looking for Tips on Creating Healthier Nail Salons? See our New Page on Safety Tips! Find tips for salon owners and nail technicians on how to have safer salons. Select the images to open the brochures and documents. Download, print and share with others you know! NEW
April's Tip Let in the Fresh Air April! Spring into action this season by opening windows and doors to improve ventilation to reduce odors and chemical exposures for you and your clients. Make sure to use your ventilation systems too.
Check out other new resources!
OSHA has a new website that has lots of information about working safely in nail salons. See OSHA's website.
August 2011 Asian Health & Service Center We attended AHSC's annual health fair and introduced ourselves and our interest in creating healthy nail salons to attending community members. We appreciated the support of onsite translators to help us share messages in Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese. Learn more about our partnership with AHSC.
Our Healthy Nail Salon 2011 Calendars are here! Now we just need to get them out to Oregon nail salons. Calling all nail technicians and salon owners - get yours now. Contact us by email or by phone at 503-494-4090.
You can also pick up a copy at these Portland beauty supply stores: Daisy Beauty Supply, Kim Sun Beauty Supply, Four Seasons Beauty Supply. Thanks to those stores for sharing the calendars.
Special thanks and photo courtesy of Yen Pham from Beyond Beauty Salon and Angela Nguyen from Nail Savvy Spa.
February 2011 Tet New Year! We attended the 2011 Vietnamese Tet New Year Celebration at the Oregon Convention Center. We enjoyed the festivities and shared information about our projects.
Click on the image to see guide.
Looking for safety tips when working around nail-care products? Check these out. Much more information is available here. Do you have other questions? Contact us.
November 2009 Our friends at Boston Public Health have released the youtube video linked below:
Mỹ Viện Làm Móng An Toàn: Giữ Gìn Sức Khỏe Cho Quý Bạn Và Khách Hàng (Safe Nail Salons: Keeping You and Your Customers Healthy) Các Mỹ Viện chăm sóc móng đem lại vẻ đẹp và nét thanh lịch cho khách... . What do you think about it? Share your feedback with us.
August 2009 A Nail Salon Project presentation from the Seattle area is now available for viewing. Thanks to the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County and the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle (ECOSS) for sharing their fine work.
OCHNS exhibited at TET, the Vietnamese
New Year Celebration at the Oregon Convention Center on January 24, 2009.
Many visitors stopped by the OCHNS booth, interested in learning more
about environmental health issues related to nail salons and taking
away various brochures and information sheets in both English and