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 Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Notification of a Skin Penetration Premises - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911 WA

Regulation(s) name

Health (Skin Penetration Procedure) Regulations 1998 WA

Administering agency

City of Cockburn

Contact details

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

Health Services

City of Cockburn

Operating address: 9 Coleville Crescent
Spearwood
WA 6163
Mailing address: PO BOX 1215
Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia 6965
Phone: 08 9411 3444
Fax: 08 9411 3333
Email: health@cockburn.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Cockburn (Opens in new window)