Higher risk personal appearance service licence - Cloncurry Shire Council - Queensland

Description

If you have a business which provides higher risk personal appearance services (body piercing, cosmetic tattooing or tattooing) you must hold a licence and only provide services from the premises stated on this licence.

This does not apply to personal appearance services provided in a health-care facility (e.g. cosmetic surgery) or at a declared health service (e.g. acupuncture).

Acupuncture is not considered to be a personal appearance service and will continue to be regulated under Chapter 4 of the Public Health Act 2005. Acupuncture premises do not need to be registered.

Massage provided by a massage therapist is not a personal appearance service.

 

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Businesses providing higher risk personal appearance services need to ensure their premises comply with the building standards in MP 5.2 of the Queensland Development Code.


People who personally provide higher risk personal appearance services must achieve the competency standard HLTIN402C - Maintain Infection Control Standards in Office Practice Settings.  Business proprietors of higher risk services must ensure people they employ or use to provide services achieve this competency standard.  For further information, contact the Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE, faculty of Community Services & Health (http://www.sqit.tafe.qld.gov.au) - telephone (07) 4694 1968.

Teacher contacts:  Karen Coleman - Karen.Coleman@det.qld.gov.au

Details of the competency standard are available at www.training.gov.au.  Alternately, contact your local council or the Communicable Diseases Branch of the Department of Health on (07) 3328 9724.

Duration

The licence may be issued for three years, or for a shorter period at the discretion of the local council.

Act(s) name

Public Health (Infection Control for Personal Appearance Services) Act 2003 QLD

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Additional information

It is an offence under the Summary Offences Act 2005 to pierce the genitals or nipples of a minor (a person under 18 years) as part of a business transaction, or to tattoo a minor. It is no defence that the minors parent or guardian consented to the piercing.

The Environmental Protection (Waste Management) Regulation 2000 contains information regarding the disposal of waste (including sharps disposal).

It is illegal for a person to administer, apply, inject, sell or give away a scheduled anaesthetic or pain reducing substance to another person unless they are endorsed under the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 to do so.

Administering agency

Cloncurry Shire Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Cloncurry Shire Council

Operating address: 19-21 Scarr Street
Cloncurry
Queensland 4824
Mailing address: PO Nox 3
Cloncurry
Queensland 4824
Phone: 07 4742 4100
Fax: 07 4742 1712
Email: council@cloncurry.qld.gov.au