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Equipment and Construction Requirements for Body Art Studios

Construction or Remodeling Requirements

  1. Procedure Cubicles:

    1. A minimum of 100 square feet of floor space per cubicle

    2. Twenty foot-candles of light at 30 inches above the floor in all areas

    3. Fifty foot-candles of light at 30 inches above the floor in the area procedures are performed

    4. The walls must be sealed, at minimum, with hard enamel paint

    5. The floors must be non-porous tile

    6. The counters must be constructed of a cleanable, non-porous material

    7. A sink must be provided in each cubicle, serviced with hot and cold running water, liquid soap and disposable paper towels, in dispensers

    8. A covered trash can at each sink

    9. A sealable, rigid (puncture-proof) red “Sharps” container, appropriately labeled with the international biohazard symbol

    10. An Autoclave or Dry Heat Sterilizer, registered and listed with the Federal Food and Drug Administration (specification sheet required)

    11. Approved tattoo machine(s) (specification sheets required) with a cleanable storage area

    12. Provision for storage of sterilized equipment in packages and supplies such as surgical gloves, ink caps, razors, and gauze

  2. Restrooms must be provided and equipped with:

    1. Commode and hand sink conveniently located

    2. A hand sink serviced with hot and cold running water, anti-microbial liquid hand soap, paper towels and a trash can

    3. Counters constructed of a cleanable, non-porous material

    4. Walls sealed, at minimum, with hard enamel paint

    5. Floors of non-porous tile



 
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