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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:
Tattoo Parlours (NSW Fair Trading)
Tattooing and other body art - hygiene standards (NSW Health)
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)
How to sterilise your instruments and comply with the Public Health Regulation 2012 (NSW Health)
Nail Treatment (manicures and pedicures) - hygiene standards (NSW Health)
Waxing - hygiene standards (NSW Health)
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.