Phagans' Safety & Sanitation course is 150 hours in length and is required with the Hair Design, Barbering, Esthetics, and Nail Technology courses.
Unit 1. Freshman Safety & Sanitation:
Safety and Sanitation fundamentals are introduced during the freshman unit. Hands-on practices are experienced daily. Classes are taught on safety in the salon, use of chemicals, sanitation of tools and instruments. Passing a written exam is required for graduation.
Unit 2. Sophomore Safety & Sanitation:
Clinic practices are put into practical application and use. Awareness of MSDS sheets for each chemical used in the clinic area. Mixing of chemicals, daily sanitations, and dispensary duties are introduced at this level. Academic classes on the OregonSafety & Sanitation Rules and Oregon Administrative Rules are presented. Passing a written exam is required for graduation
Unit 3. Junior Safety & Sanitation:
Junior unit continues the practices of Oregon Safety and Sanitation Rules. Oregon Safety & Sanitation and Oregon Administrative Rules and Regulations are reviewed and enforced. Dispensary assignments, proper use of chemicals, mixing and dispensing of chemicals are emphasized. Passing a written exam is required for graduation.
Unit 4. Senior Safety & Sanitation:
Oregon Safety and Sanitation Rules, Oregon Administrative Rules, OSHA Regulations, MSDS/hazardous chemicals, decontamination and infection control are reviewed in a preparation for Oregon Board of Cosmetology written exam. Clinic practices are continued. Passing a written exam is required for graduation.
This course, along with Career Development, are required for state mandated hours completion requirement and licensure. These courses are included one time with all programs or combination of programs that the student enrolls in.