You will require this notification if you intend to operate skin penetration premises. A skin penetration procedure is any procedure that involves the tearing, cutting, puncturing or shaving of the skin and includes services such as:
- Beauty treatments (such as waxing);
- Body piercing;
- Cosmetic enhancements; and
It is mandatory for a skin penetration operator to comply with legislation. The operator must satisfy minimum standards of infection control such as basic hygiene, disinfection and sterilisation requirements.
This notification does not apply to medical practitioners, dentists, podiatrists or nurses as they carry out their normal duties.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
You must comply with specific health standards and practices. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Approval to construct or establish: $200.
Notification of a Skin Penetration Premises - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)
Health (Skin Penetration Procedure) Regulations 1998 (Western Australia)
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