Notification of a Skin Penetration Premises - Western Australia

Description

You will require this notification if you intend to operate skin penetration premises. A skin penetration procedure is any procedure that involves the tearing, cutting, puncturing or shaving of the skin and includes services such as:

  • Acupuncture;
  • Beauty treatments (such as waxing);
  • Body piercing;
  • Cosmetic enhancements; and
  • Tattooing.

It is mandatory for a skin penetration operator to comply with legislation. The operator must satisfy minimum standards of infection control such as basic hygiene, disinfection and sterilisation requirements.

This notification does not apply to medical practitioners, dentists, podiatrists or nurses as they carry out their normal duties.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You must comply with specific health standards and practices. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $91.60 -
Apply Licence All $91.60

Annual inspection

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Regulation(s) name

Health (Skin Penetration Procedure) Regulations 1998 WA

Administering agency

Shire of Ashburton

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer, Environmental Health Services

Shire of Ashburton

Operating address: Lot 246, Poinciana Street
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Mailing address: PO BOX 567
Tom Price, Western Australia 6751
Phone: 08 9188 4411
Email: health@ashburton.wa.gov.au
Website: Shire of Ashburton (Opens in new window)