How do you know if your salon has been cut off?
It’s a question many people have asked, but if you’re the owner or a contractor, it’s a common one.
Some salon owners are keen to keep their business intact but others are concerned about the long-term impact.
It’s the question many would like to avoid answering.
The short answer is you should always check.
The long answer, in terms of safety and security, is: “The best thing to do is not to put your staff in contact with the outside world.
You should be careful not to let anyone see your salon.
If you’re at all unsure, ask for a professional opinion.”
It’s important to note that the advice on safety is a product of years of experience and careful planning, with a mix of common sense and experience.
The answer is that every business has a safety plan and there are many things that are worth knowing about when planning your next salon.
The best way to protect your staff and customers is to follow these basic guidelines, and do your homework: Keep your staff safe.
Your salon staff should not have any contact with people from outside the building.
They should wear a face mask and gloves when they are outside.
Keep them well-groomed.
When cleaning, ensure that you do not touch any part of their bodies, including their hair.
Do not touch the salon owner.
Be cautious with the tools you use to remove a salon staff member.
Make sure that you are not in any way interfering with their work or their safety.
Have a safe environment.
Asking your staff to leave is not only a matter of personal safety, it is also a matter that affects everyone around them.
This is true of all workers and customers in your business, not just your staff.
It’s worth keeping in mind that this is not a decision you make alone.
There are lots of people involved in your salon, whether it’s the owner, a contractor or someone working as a volunteer, and there is always someone at the front desk or on the phone to listen.
Stay calm, keep an eye on them and if you see any problem, report it immediately to a staff member or call the police.
The advice above is for people who own or operate a salon, but there are also many other things that you can do to ensure your staff are safe.
Make sure you follow these tips to ensure the safety of your staff: Take your staff home and leave them with a trusted friend or someone who is available to provide assistance.
Follow the local guidelines for the local police force in your area.
Ask your salon manager if he/she can be contacted for help if you or your staff have a problem.
Try to get on their good side.
Always tell your staff about the issues they are having and offer them help.
Never threaten to leave your staff or anyone in your community if they do not comply with their safety and safety regulations.
In case your staff needs to be escorted to safety, make sure they know what to do and what to expect from the police, the local authority or anyone who might be in contact.
Don’t be afraid to speak up.
Take responsibility for the safety and protection of your workers.
Know the safety rules and understand the potential repercussions.
Remember, you have been warned!
This advice is also applicable to contractors, who should also make sure their staff are well-fed and hydrated and that they have the right tools.
Having a safety and personal safety plan is a vital step in any business, but it’s not the end of the world.
It is worth noting that the answers above are only for people in charge of a salon.
There is no right or wrong answer and if your staff, contractors or anyone else in your industry has questions about the safety or protection of their staff, it may be best to talk to an experienced business professional.
Source: The Irish Times, 1 February 2019