Chemical Safety for Makeup FX Artists and Technicians
When people say they want to succeed or die trying, I dont think many of them mean it literally. Yet you would be shocked to learn how many people are severely affected, and yes, even killed, by the work that they love so much.
Why? Because in most jobs you don’t have to worry about the quality of the air you breathe in the workplace, or toxins in the things you touch. In Makeup FX you most definately do!
It is YOUR RESPONSIBILTY to educate yourself on the hazards of working with chemicals and take the proper precautions while you work. If you work for a bigger company they should provide you with PPE- Personal Protection Equipment.
Remember: Safety gear is like Birth Control- it only works if you remember to USE IT AT ALL TIMES…….