Bloodborne Pathogens & Infection Control for Tattoo Artists, Body Piercers
& Body Art Professionals” is a body art industry specific training developed in compliance with California Safe Body Art Act AB 300 - 1168 Amendment, and CalOSHA guidelines to provide the most current information and recommendations on prevention of bloodborne pathogens and highly contagious skin infections in body art establishments.
Local environmental health departments set requirements for cleanliness of piercing premises, registration of the piercer
and cleansing of the equipment.
The involvement of a parent or guardian should help to reduce the impact of pressure from friends to have a cosmetic piercing, help the young person choose a reputable piercer
and will hopefully lower the incidences of postprocedure complications.
adhere to strict safety procedures to protect their customers and themselves, but as with tattoos, there are no standardized U.
often combine body piercing with tattooing.
The fashion has created a real market for illegal body piercers
who lack the basic hygienic necessities for what they are doing.
TATTOO artists and skin piercers
are being targeted in a health and safety crackdown.
Note to unlicensed body piercers
and tattoo artists: Don't go into business for yourself without going through the state first.
They include 80-something Cosmopolitan publisher Helen Gurley Brown, actress Isabella Rossellini and various models, gurus, body piercers
and support-group desperadoes, all of whom have some well-earned insight into the female form.
They have become world reknown for their artists and piercers
The unusual mix of clients clamouring to be decorated by the company's trained tattooists and piercers
spans all ages and professions - from housewives to film stars.
When healed, tissue on the inside of a hole in the ear lobe leaves a scar, explains Patrick McCarthy, president of the Association of Professional Piercers