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These pages offer advice to persons running or wanting to run a skin piercing business.
Skin piercing includes; Tattooing, Ear-Piercing, Body Piercing, Electrolysis, Acupuncture and Semi-permanent make-up (also known as micro-pigmentation).
All businesses that undertake skin piercing must register with the Council. If you know of a business that is operating and is not registered, it is important that you let us know, so we can ensure that they do not endanger anyone by operating unsafely
Environmental Health is not the enforcing body for matters relating to age of consent or matters relating to poor artwork, we can only deal with matters relating to cleanliness, hygiene, infection control and general safety.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.