Addressing Nail Salon Worker Health and Safety Through Community Health Centers – Webinar Resources
Over the last two decades, nail salon services in the United States have more than tripled. The majority of manicurists are women of color and of reproductive age, a significant proportion of whom are of Asian descent. Every day at nail salons across the country, these workers are exposed to harmful chemicals linked to serious health and safety issues with many experiencing a range of health impacts. A recent New York Times article highlighting the plight of these workers has generated significant national attention to the health and safety of these workers.
This webinar provided an overview of the complex issues faced by nail salon workers and the important role Community Health Centers can play in addressing these issues from a social determinants of health approach. Topics included: