Barbers and hairdressers in Denbighshire are being reminded of a change in guidance regarding protective equipment.
County Council is reminding close contact service businesses of changes in
Welsh Government guidance which includes requiring barbers and hairdressers to
wear a Type II mask with three layers plus a clear face visor which covers the
forehead, extends below the chin, and wraps around the side of the face.
has been working with Denbighshire businesses ensuring they are adhering to the
guidelines and customers are being encouraged to report any businesses breaking
Young, the Council’s Lead Member for Planning, Public Protection and Safer
Communities, said: “We are reminding barbers, hairdressers and customers of the
change in guidance regarding PPE.
“It is vitally
important businesses follow this guidance to help reduce the risk of outbreaks
and keep our communities safe.
has been visiting businesses to ensure they are following the guidance and that
they are keeping customers safe and we will look to take enforcement action
against those not following the guidelines.
“We are also
asking customers who are aware of businesses not following the guidance to
report the matter to the council.”
As well as
wearing PPE, close contact service businesses should ensure 2m social
distancing in the waiting area, toys and magazines should have been removed
from the waiting area, hand sanitiser should be provided for staff and
customers and an appointment system and contact tracing should be in place
while equipment should be disinfected between each client treatment.
The council says you can report
a business by contacting the council via firstname.lastname@example.org
* Businesses can
read the latest guidance from the Welsh Government at https://gov.wales/close-contact-services-businesses-coronavirus-workplace-guidance