Notification of a Skin Penetration Establishment - Western Australia

Description

You will require this notification if you intend to operate skin penetration establishment. 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
  • 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
Apply Application All $120.00

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Notification of a Skin Penetration Establishment - 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 Albany

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

City of Albany

Operating address: 102 North Road
Yakamia, Western Australia 6330
Mailing address: PO BOX 484
Albany DC, Western Australia 6331
Phone: 08 6820 3000
Email: staff@albany.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Albany (Opens in new window)