The Problem – Nail Salon Dust & Vapors
In a nail salon, it is very important to minimize the inhalation exposure of nail products. Nail salons have many vapors and dusts in the air that can affect customers and nail professionals. Every substance has safe and unsafe levels of exposure; when safe levels are exceeded, there is a chance of injury. To avoid this, nail salons should follow certain guidelines to ensure that nail services are performed in the safest way possible.
According to an updated O.S.H.A. / Nails Manufacturer’s Council brochure, “Guidelines for Controlling and Minimizing Inhalation Hazards to Nail Products”, improving salon air quality through proper ventilation is one way to control these vapors and dusts. Proper ventilation creates a pleasant environment for nail professionals and customers alike, and can help sensitive individuals avoid symptoms caused by vapors and dusts. To ensure salon air quality, proper maintenance of the salons HVAC system in essential.
The Solution – Permatron’s DustPlus® Air Filter
Maintaining the salons HVAC system starts with a good filter. Many salon HVAC filters cannot remove vapors or the smallest dust particles in the air. Permatron’s DustPlus® filter has a washable electrostatic prefilter for particulate removal and a replaceable back panel of activated carbon. The DustPlus® filter is able to remove the vapors in the salon as well as the small dust particles that other filters may miss. The activated carbon panel in the back eventually becomes saturated, and should be replaced on a regular basis to ensure proper ventilation.
Read the full article from the Nails Manufacturer’s Council brochure, “Guidelines for Controlling and Minimizing Inhalation Hazards to Nail Products” here.
Aerovex Systems specializes in salon air purification equipment and salon ventilation equipment.