Hairdressers & Tattooist Practices

Tattooists, body pierces, acupuncturists, beauty therapists and hairdressers (that do body piercing)should refer to the Guidelines on the Safe and hygienic practices of skin penetration 2004. to ensure that safe hygienic practices occur to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and various bacterial infections.

Environmental Health Officers will inspect these premises to ensure their practices safe.

If you are intending on opening a hairdresser or beauty salon we recommend you read the guidelines for Public Health Standards for Hairdressing.