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


You may need to comply with these guidelines if you work in the hairdressing industry. These guidelines provide information on:

  • infection risk
  • equipment decontamination
  • disinfectants
  • operator hygiene
  • 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.

Other resources

Administering agency

SA Health

Contact details

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