Reducing chemical exposures in nail salons through owner and worker trainings: an exploratory intervention study.

@article{Quach2013ReducingCE,
  title={Reducing chemical exposures in nail salons through owner and worker trainings: an exploratory intervention study.},
  author={Thu Quach and Julia R Varshavsky and Julie Von Behren and Erika Garcia and My Tong and Tuan Nguyen and Alisha Ngoc Tran and Robert B Gunier and Peggy Reynolds},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={56 7},
  pages={806-17}
}
BACKGROUND Nail salons represent a rapidly growing industry with mainly Vietnamese immigrant workers. Workers routinely handle nail products containing hazardous compounds, yet have limited accessible information to minimize workplace exposures. METHODS We conducted a culturally appropriate pilot intervention on workplace chemical exposure reduction strategies. We trained eight Vietnamese owners, who then trained Vietnamese workers in their salons. We conducted pre-, mid-, and post… CONTINUE READING

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