Guideline on the Public Health Standards of Practice for Hairdressing - South Australia


These Guidelines will provide you with information on the public health standards for the hairdressing industry in South Australia. These standards address issues as infection risk, decontamination of equipment, disinfectants, operator hygiene and maintenance of cleanliness.

It is essential for hairdressers to know and understand the health implications of the procedures carried out and the precautions that must be taken to minimise health risks.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

SA Health

Contact details

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Health Protection Programs

SA Health

Phone: 08 8226 7100
Fax: 08 8226 7102