Notification of a Skin Penetration Premises - Western Australia

Service summary

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:

  • Acupuncture;
  • Beauty treatments (such as waxing);
  • Body piercing;
  • Cosmetic enhancements; and
  • Tattooing.

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.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

You must comply with specific health standards and practices. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated.

Fees

 TypeAmount
ApplyApplication$102.00

Administering agency

City of Kwinana

Act(s) name

Health Act 1911 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Health (Skin Penetration Procedure) Regulations 1998 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Department
City of Kwinana

Operating address:
Corner of Gilmore Avenue and Sulphur Road
Kwinana Town Centre
WA 6167
Mailing address:
PO BOX 21
Kwinana, Western Australia 6966

Phone:

08 94390200

Supporting information

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