Council conducts annual inspections of all hairdressers, beauty salons, nail salons and skin penetration premises to ensure they are meeting their legislated requirements.
This inspection will involve the assessment of:
Council uses a standardised checklist during routine inspections.
Council charges the proprietor of the business an inspection fee in accordance with its fees and charges.
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Under the provision of the NSW Public Health Act 2010 and NSW Public Health Regulation 2012 all premises which perform a skin penetration procedure are regulated and required to register with Council.
A skin penetration procedure (whether medical or not) includes:
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Eyeball Tattooing (NSW Health)
Beauty Treatment - hygiene standards (NSW Health)
Body Piercing - hygiene requirements (NSW Health)
Cleaning and Disinfection of Foot Spas (NSW Health)
Colonic Lavage (or colonic irrigation) - hygiene standards (NSW Health)
Hairdressing and Barbers - Hygiene Standards (NSW Health)
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Nail Treatment (manicures and pedicures) - hygiene standards (NSW Health)
Waxing - hygiene standards (NSW Health)