06 Aug

Covid-Conversations: delivering close contact beauty services


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  • Time: 12.30 - 13.30


As the return of close contact beauty services are again delayed, the next in our popular series of Covid-Conversations webinars returns to the subject of health and safety. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has presented many challenges for the workplace, but perhaps none more so than for those providing beauty, personal care, and tattooing services. As business services struggle to reopen, it is critical that employers, employees, the self-employed and clients take steps to keep everyone safe. We look at the unique issues facing this sector, and how we can support it in understanding the risks around coronavirus and responding accordingly.

Our panellists will look at ongoing areas of concern. Drawing on their collective experience, they will debate solutions from policy and regulatory perspectives, as well as sharing insights on current issues and offering practical recommendations and guidance on prevention measures.

Our panel includes: Lesley Blair Chair of BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) and CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology), Sandra Moore, Technical Director at Hygenisys and a Chartered EHP with over 30 years’ experience within the hospitality, spa, leisure and beauty sectors; and Victor Ktorakis, a Chartered EHP at Enfield London Borough Council, Trustee of the Joint Council of Cosmetic Practitioners (JCCP) and member of the London Special Treatments Group. We’ll also be joined by Charlotte Rose; Senior Environmental Health Officer at City of Wolverhampton, Samantha Maxwell, health and safety practitioner and finally, Kizzy Augustin. Kizzy is a partner in the fraud and criminal litigation team, specialising in health and safety at Russell Cooke.


Taking place on 06 August, this webinar will be facilitated by professionals and expert panellists.

What's in it for you?

As the COVID-19 coronavirus global emergency continues we are facilitating bringing together the environmental health community to discuss how they are responding to this crisis. In these unprecedented times it’s more important than ever for CIEH to facilitate these discussions. The webinars will be a call to arms for the profession as well as updating colleagues on the hottest topics.

Who should attend?

Any environmental and public health professionals.

What you need to know

This free webinar is open to all environmental health and public health professionals, not just CIEH members. However, if you want to attend, you must register online to confirm your attendance. Once registered, you will be sent an email with joining instructions.

The webinar is limited to 3,000 attendees and registering guarantees you a place on the webinar. Once we reach 3,000 registrations no more will be accepted. All our webinars will be available for access post-broadcast so that they can be watched again or at a more convenient time if you are unable to attend.


Please see our CIEH webinar FAQs.

  • This webinar amounts to 1 hour of CPD.
  • CIEH will only issue CPD certificates to registered delegates who have signed in and engaged with the entire session.
  • Where a team has watched the webinar together, a CPD certificate will only be issued to the registered delegate who attended the session; however, team leaders are welcome to issue their own CPD certificates to colleagues who have attended. There is guidance on this in the My Resources section of MyCIEH.
  • CIEH is not able to issue CPD certificates to those who view the recording of a webinar at a later date.
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