Study on Experience of Industrial Accidents and Awareness Level for Beauty Product Safety of Beauty Industry Employee
미용업 종사자의 사고재해 경험 및 사용제품의 안전 인식도에 관한 연구

Seo-Yeon Choi, Kuk-Kang Hur, Dong-Hyun Park
2012 Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science  
This study compared data regarding industrial accidents and awareness level for beauty product safety for four main parts of beauty industry such as hair-care, nail-care, skin-care, and make-up. Major risk factors in beauty industry are dust, musculoskeletal disorders, and organic solvent of beauty product in order of percentage. The specific types of industrial accidents in beauty industry are mainly associated with musculoskeletal system such as cuts, sprain, and varicose vein. They are
more » ... compensated by personal budget. The awareness levels of chemical and heavy metal containment for beauty product by beauty industry employee were 77.2% and 59.1% respectively. Most employee confirmed only important items of labelling requirement of beauty product. Also, most employee did not understand MSDS(Materila Safety Data) for chemicals used in beauty industry. Only 38.1% of beauty industry employee has had safety education while most employee (73.6%) realized that they needed safety education. Also, safety education supervised by KOSHA(Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency) was the most preferred. This study would be good basis for safe and healthy working environment of beauty industry employee.
doi:10.12812/ksms.2012.14.4.059 fatcat:snzytdhuizdxxayd45xddsbvoi