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PENNSYLVANIA STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY

March 2012 www.dos.state.pa.us

BOARD MEETING DATES
March 12, 2012
April 12, 2012
May 7, 2012
June 4, 2012
July 9, 2012
Other board meetings may be scheduled as needed.

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OSHA Update

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a revised hazard alert to hair salon owners and workers about potential formaldehyde exposure from working with certain hair smoothing and straightening products. 
The revised alert was prompted by the results of agency investigations, a warning letter issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and factually incorrect information recently sent to salons by a company that manufactures hair products.

OSHA’s updated alert can be viewed at; http://www.soha.gov/SLTC/formaldehyde/hazard_alert.html.


Bio for Wendy L. Barley – Professional Member, State Board of Cosmetology

Wendy attended the State Beauty School in Williamsport and finished her education at Empire State Beauty School in Sunbury, Pennsylvania.  In 1990, she founded Visage  A’ Visage Day Spa located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and in 2003 she opened American Male also located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  She has actively worked in the industry for thirty years.

The Healys, a tradition continues



Theresa Healy along with her granddaughter Minnah Peper and two great-grandchildren, Tahlia and Sienah, stand in ‘Theresa’s Beauty Shop’ in Port Allegany.  Theresa is 91-year-old and has been a Cosmetologist for more-than 70 years, and continues to work to this day.

African-style braiders say Pennsylvania licenses help form trust between customers, shops



By Diana Fishlock, The Patriot-News

Frazier’s year-old daughter Deye sleeps against her back, wrapped in a blanket that twists around Frazier’s back and chest. Frazier speaks rapidly in French and bounces from side to side to comfort the child when she fusses.

Frazier and a co-worker will work side by side on Shelae Elliott’s hair for six hours, creating a two-colored Senegalese style that the 19-year-old Harrisburg resident will wear for months.

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Pennsylvania State Board of Cosmetology
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
717.783.7130 | st-cosmetology@state.pa.us
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