Guidelines on the Safe and Hygienic Practice of Skin Penetration - South Australia

Description

The Guidelines on the Safe and Hygienic Practice of Skin Penetration outline the requirements for operators of premises where the practice of skin penetration procedures occurs, such as:

  • acupuncture
  • tattooing
  • micropigmentation
  • body piercing
  • waxing
  • electrolysis
  • other hair removal/beauty therapies undertaken.

It is essential that proprietors and staff be fully aware of the potential dangers of their procedures and understand the precautions that need to be taken to minimise the likelihood of infection or spread of disease.

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

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Health Protection Programs

SA Health

Phone: 08 8226 7100
Fax: 08 8226 7102
Email: healthprotectionprograms@sa.gov.au