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Work-related symptoms in nail salon technicians

Dr Mary Wyatt

Managers may be unfamiliar with evidence-based prevention and ergonomic practices

There has been a rapid increase in the number of nail salons over the last decade. Nail salon employees often work in a small business environment where managers may be unfamiliar with evidence-based prevention and ergonomic practices. Researchers from the United Kingdom sought to understand the level of work-related symptoms in nail salon technicians. Only 40 of close to 600 nail salons approached agreed to be part of this study. With...

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