By Mo Rosser
This re-creation of physique therapeutic massage: treatment fundamentals has been completely up-to-date to satisfy the necessities of the subsequent awarding our bodies: NVQ/SVQ good looks remedy point three; Edexcel nationwide degree in good looks remedy; VTCT and ITEC. This e-book includes a fresh color part and up to date diagrams and pictures all through. Written through knowledgeable within the box, this variation is aimed basically at point three scholars, and contains new fabric on healthiness, defense and hygiene to satisfy the legislative standards for therapeutic massage practitioners. a brand new part introducing complex therapeutic massage ideas and passive activities offers more information for the scholar drawn to learning past point three. accomplished evaluate assistance can be integrated.
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Risk assessment ❖ You may be required to carry out a risk assessment in your workplace to ensure that everything possible is in place to prevent anyone being harmed or contracting illness. It is a legal requirement to keep a written record of the risk assessment if there are five or more employees but it is good practice to do so anyway. You must be able to identify hazards, risks and aspects in your workplace that could cause harm to yourself or others. Consider the following: safe maintenance, care and use of equipment; the safe use, handling and storage of hazardous substances; safe and hygienic working practices; personal and salon hygiene; adequate procedures for dealing with emergencies such as fire, shock etc; proper environmental and welfare requirements.
Explain the term ‘natural active immunity’. 19. Give two methods of producing artificial immunity. 20. List five ways in which microbes may enter the body. 21. Explain how microbes may be transmitted. 22. Explain how Hepatitis B and HIV (AIDS) may be transmitted. 23. Define the terms ‘ectoparasite’ and ‘endoparasite’ and give three examples of each. 24. Define the following: (a) sterilisation (b) sanitation (c) disinfectant (d) antiseptic (e) bactericide (f) biocide. Note: Guideline answers to the questions in this chapter only are to be found on pages 306–308.
The total destruction or removal of all living micro-organisms and their spores. Procedures to prevent cross-infection in the salon While it is impossible to create a perfectly sterile environment in the salon, every effort must be made to limit the growth and to destroy micro-organisms by practising high standards of hygiene. Procedures must be in place and adhered to, in order to protect yourself, other therapists and clients from cross-infection. This is a legal requirement. 1 Hands must be washed frequently, before touching every client and after treatment, after handling equipment and after using the toilet.