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Hair Salon Workers Face Serious Health Risks

Hair Salon Workers Face Serious Health Risks

HuffPost Live

Nancy Redd

May 21, 2015

After an exposé on nail salons, the health risks of working in a hair salon are also coming to light. Stylists may be at risk of chronic lung diseases, skin conditions and even cancer. What can be done to better regulate products and practices? Panelists include, Alexandra Scranton Director of Science and Research at Women’s Voices for the Earth; Charlene Obernauer of Executive Director, New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health; Teni Adewumi, Environmental Justice Research Coordinator, Black Women for Wellness and more.

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