Improve access to occupational health and safety information. ✓ Make real the letter and spirit of the Dymally-Alatorre Bilingual Services Act. ✓ Improve California agencies’ bilingual capacities and cultural competencies. ✓ Make information about chemical hazards in nail products more comprehensible. ✓ Ensure basic fairness and due process for primary non-English language speakers.
Reduce or eliminate toxic exposures and other health hazards in
✓ Encourage and support the nail salon community’s compliance with best practices and health and safety laws.
Ensure appropriate and timely enforcement and implementation of the California Safe Cosmetics Act of 2005.
Ensure that the needs of the nail service community are addressed in the state’s Green Chemistry Initiative.
Develop a statewide Green Nail Salon Program.
Remove harmful chemicals from nail salon products now, in support of the Green Chemistry Initiative.
Improve ventilation technology and standards in nail salons.
Establish comprehensive programs to reduce hazardous chemicals and improve indoor air quality in nail salons.
III. Ensure greater access to health care and occupational medicine.
✓ Support comprehensive reform of the health care system, emphasizing the importance of occupational medicine and disease surveillance.
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