Guidelines for Undertaking Skin Penetration Public Health Risk Activities - Tasmania

Service summary

You will be required to comply with these guidelines if you intend to undertake activities that involve skin penetration, such as:

  • Tattooing;
  • Acupuncture; or
  • Ear and body piercing.

These guidelines are designed to prevent unsafe or unhygienic procedures that could affect the health of yourself or your client. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services


Operating address:
Level 3
34 Davey Street
Hobart
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 125
Hobart,Tasmania,
Australia

Phone:

1300135513

Phone:

1800671738
public.health@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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