The Health guidelines for personal care and body art industries, first published in 2004, are being updated. The new version will bring the guidelines into line with current and emerging hair, beauty and skin penetration practices, and ensure that thorough infection prevention and control measures are maintained.
The revised guidelines have been drafted to comply with the Public Health and Wellbeing Act (2008) and Regulations (2009).
In updating the guidelines, feedback has been sought from industry professionals. We would like to thank those who contributed to this work and also those who contributed to the previous guidelines.
Information about changes in the guidelines are provided in the Summary of key changes below, as well as the updated Draft Infection Prevention and Control Guidelines for Hair, Beauty and Skin Penetration Industries.
We welcome feedback on the draft guidelines and invite you to read them and then answer the questions in the survey.
This document briefly outlines the key changes made to the revised Health guidelines for personal care and body art industries.
Draft Infection prevention and control guidelines for hair, beauty and skin penetration industries to be read before providing feedback.