You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate an establishment where skin penetration procedures are undertaken. A skin penetration procedure is any that involves the tearing, cutting, puncturing or shaving of the skin, and includes services such as:
- beauty treatments (such as waxing)
- body piercing
- cosmetic enhancements
A skin penetration procedure does not include any carried out by a dentist, medical practitioner, nurse, or podiatrist, or a person acting under the supervision of a dentist or medical practitioner.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.