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EPA to Host Workshop for Vietnamese Nail Salon Employees on Hazards of Nail Product Chemicals

Release Date: 01/20/2005
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Press Advisory
For Immediate Release

January 20, 2005

Contact: Laura Niles Phone: (404) 562-8353

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in collaboration with the Vietnamese Professional Society, Atlanta Chapter, will provide a free workshop on nail product chemicals in Vietnamese to nail care employees and salon owners in the Atlanta area on Sunday, January 23, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chamblee Public Library. 

Participants will learn important information about chemicals found in nail products, their potential health effects and best shop practices that could be adopted for a better and safer working place.  In addition, they will receive a free copy of the Vietnamese version of the booklet titled “Pollution Prevention Practices for Nail Salons – A Guide to Protect the Health of Nail Salon Workers and their Working Environment” and a certificate of completion.

For further information, or to register for the workshop, please contact Hoang Nguyen at (404) 986-9733, or Henry Slack at (404) 562-9143.  

Who:   EPA and the Vietnamese Professional Society Atlanta Chapter

What:  Workshop for nail salon employees and owners about hazards of nail product chemicals

When: 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 23, 2005

Chamblee Public Library
4115 Clairmont Road
Chamblee, GA 30341