Studying the environmental health status of beauty salons of Kashan

Dehghani, Rouhullah and Mesgari, Leila and Fathi Moghadam, Mohsen and Rezaian, Fereshteh and Nasudian, Fereshteh and Sudayfian, Elham and Babai, Mojtaba and Chimehi, Elahe (2017) Studying the environmental health status of beauty salons of Kashan. International Journal of Epidemiologic Research, 4 (1). pp. 24-30.


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Background and aims: Beauty salons are considered as the places which the environmental health and renovation are adhered too. they can improve the society’s health and influence controlling the diseases. Not considering this issue causes the spread of skin and hair diseases and infections and louse. This study was aimed to determine the health status of beauty salons of Kashan in 2014. Methods: This descriptive-analytical study was done in 2014 in Kashan. Out of 320 beauty salons in Kashan, 220 were selected at random. Collecting the data was through observation, interview, filling the questionnaires and check lists in the beauty salons. Data collection was done on the basis of the environmental health evaluation form for beauty salons. The check list related to each beauty salon was completed and the data were analyzed by SPSS software. Results: The results of this study showed that 45.5 of the salon employees had participated in the special course of public health and 54.5 had personal health card. Fifty one point four percent of them were acceptable in terms of personal hygiene and 52.7 shared the tools and equipment. Half of the beauty salons had been sanitized and 52.3 of them had soaps and towels. Conclusion: The results showed that the beauty salons in Kashan had acceptable building status. Some personal hygiene factors such as personal health card, public health certificate and observing personal hygiene needs more training. Also, more supervision and inspection must be carried out by the environmental health experts.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Beauty Salon; Hygiene Status; Kashan; Environmental Health
Subjects: WA Public Health > Public Health Education WA.18 > WA 30 Social, Economic, and Environmental factor in public health
WA Public Health > WA 30 Social, Economic, and Environmental factor in public health
Divisions: Reserach Vice-Chancellar Department > International Journal of Epidemiologic Research
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2017 08:02
Last Modified: 01 Jul 2017 08:02

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