Coronavirus

PPE, Safety and Cleaning Equipment to Help Hair Salons Prepare for Reopening

by laurahusband / last updated June 11, 2020

PPE safety cleaning equipment

Some major brands have created PPE, safety and cleaning equipment to help hair salons protect their staff and clients against coronavirus when they are allowed to reopen.

Most UK hair salons are preparing to reopen from 4 July onwards if the UK Government’s phased plan and the ‘r’ rate for coronavirus deems it safe to do so. Hair salons, freelancers and mobile hair businesses will need PPE, safety and cleaning equipment to protect staff and clients during post-lockdown.

There are no official Government guidelines to explain the specific protective steps that professional hair businesses will need to take to carry out appointments safely, however several useful back to work guides have been released by industry associations that are in close contact with the UK Government.

Many of these guides suggest additional equipment will be useful to protect both staff and clients from airborne germs.

Currently hair salons are free to use their own judgement on the measures necessary but many are choosing to purchase masks, screens and additional cleaning equipment.

PPE, safety and cleaning equipment brands to consider while you prepare for the reopening of your hair salon business [sponsored content]:

Barrier Healthcare Face Shield

Barrier Healthcare

This high-quality Face Shield fits securely over the head with a broad elastic band, ensuring it is comfortable to wear for long periods. Easy to clean and maintain, it is designed to be an ideal stable mate to Barrier Healthcare’s other PPE products such as Masks (FFP2 and surgical), latex and non-latex gloves, aprons, sanitisers in various sizes and many other products. 
£2.85 each
01427 787828 
barrierhealthcare.co.uk

Disicide Concentrate

Disicide Concentrate

Disicide Concentrate is a hospital-grade disinfectant proven to be effective against bacteria and viruses, including Coronavirus. The innovative Disicide range offers water-based, environmentally friendly and vegan disinfection products that kill 99.9% of germs making the products must-haves for the health and safety of staff and clients when salons re-open.

The Disicide Concentrate is cost effective with a mixing ratio of 30ml Concentrate to 1000ml water. The diluted solution can be used in jars to disinfect tools such as combs and scissors or put in a spray bottle to disinfect surfaces. It only takes 15 minutes to be effective meaning disinfection processes can be at top speed.
£7.95+VAT for 600ml and £15.95+VAT for 1,500ml 
For stockists details please contact:
[email protected]
www.hairtools.co.uk/brand/12-disicide

Somer Health 3-ply Disposable Face Mask

Somer

Somer Health is a family run business of healthcare professionals who between them have over 40 years of clinical experience including working for the National Health Service and pharmaceutical industry. We are proud to offer our 3-ply disposable face mask which has a 3-layer protection system that decreases the transmission of germs and viruses. Our masks meet the EU standards necessary for sale to end users and they are ideal for keeping at home or having just in time for when your business re-opens. Trade enquiries are also welcome to service businesses of any size.
£30 for a box of 50
somerhealth.co.uk

Staysafe Visor

StaySafe Visor

StaySafe’s UK-manufactured, BSI CE-certified visors are helping to better protect employees in circumstances where social distancing is not possible. Suitable for hairdressers, beauticians, support staff and clients, the competitively priced range of visors are easy to clean, comfortable to wear and available for next day delivery.
From £1.70 per unit (example: 100 x 1st Defence Visor £170)
01844 273663
www.staysafevisor.co.uk

Click here for more information on to prepare your salon for reopening and the resources and advice available during lockdown. 

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