Section 12 — Plan Review Submission and Approval

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12.1 Regulation of new construction and renovation of a tattoo establishment

The construction of new tattoo establishments and remodeling of existing establishments shall be in accordance with all applicable State of Nevada laws and Regulations, these Regulations, all other applicable Health Authority Regulations, and local building ordinances and codes. In the event that there are any conflicts between these requirements, the more stringent requirement must be met.

12.2 Plans for construction and remodeling

At least thirty days prior to beginning construction or remodeling of a tattoo establishment, the Health Permit holder or responsible person must complete the Instructions for Submission of Plans for Review and the Plan Review Application Form. Both forms are available on the SNHD web site. Read the Instructions for Submission of Plans for Review carefully and submit plans with all the following information to the Health Authority for review and approval:

12.2.1 A floor plan of the establishment including the dimension of the room(s) plus where the sinks are located,

12.2.2 Documentation of spore testing of sterilizer within the past thirty (30) days,

12.2.3 A copy of a lease/rental agreement and/or Bill of Sale for the property address,

12.2.4 A written infection control plan that includes:

12.2.4.1 Aseptic procedures for the protection of patrons, and

12.2.4.2 General establishment cleaning and disinfection procedures

12.2.5 Copies of all employee:

12.2.5.1 Current Tattoo/Permanent Makeup Health Cards,

12.2.5.2 Records of hepatitis A and B vaccination series,

12.2.5.3 Current American Red Cross class or equivalent cards for Preventing Disease Transmission, CPR and/or first aid classes.

12.2.6 Proposed “Client Consent Sheet” that includes:

12.2.6.1 Patron’s name, date of birth, and address;

12.2.6.2 If necessary, documentation of parental or custodial consent for patrons between the ages of fourteen (14) and eighteen (18);

12.2.6.3 Operator’s/Technician’s name;

12.2.6.4 Date the procedure was done, type and placement of the tattoo;

12.2.6.5 Questions asking the patron if he has a history of hepatitis, jaundice, or other communicable diseases in the past twelve (12) months;

12.2.6.6 A statement cautioning the patron that the procedure is permanent.

12.2.7 Proposed “After Care Instructions” that includes:

12.2.7.1 The proper care of the fresh tattoo;

12.2.7.2 Possible side effects of the procedure; and

12.2.7.3 Any activity restrictions.

12.2.8 Procedure cubicle descriptions, with at least:

12.2.8.1 One hundred (100) square feet per cubicle;

12.2.8.2 Twenty (20) foot-candles of light at thirty (30) inches above the floor in all areas;

12.2.8.3 Fifty (50) foot-candles of light at thirty (30) inches above the floor in the area where procedures are performed;

12.2.8.4 Walls sealed, at a minimum, with hard enamel paint;

12.2.8.5 Floors made of a smooth, durable, nonabsorbent and nonporous material that is easily cleanable and can be maintained in a sanitary manner at all times.

12.2.8.6 Counters constructed of cleanable, non-porous material;

12.2.8.7 A sink provided in each cubicle and serviced with hot and cold running water;

12.2.8.8 Dispensers for antimicrobial hand soap and paper towels at each sink;

12.2.8.9 A covered waste receptacle provided at each hand sink;

12.2.8.10 An approved plastic sharps container marked with the international biohazard symbol provided to dispose of sharp objects;

12.2.8.11 If a steam, chemical, or dry heat sterilizer is provided then the specification sheets must be brought to the plan review;

12.2.8.12 An approved type of tattoo machine provided and specification sheets brought to the plan review;

12.2.8.13 A cleanable storage area for the tattoo machinery;

12.2.8.14 A cleanable storage area for sterilized equipment in packages, and other supplies such as surgical gloves, ink caps, razors, and gauze.

12.2.8.15 Restrooms must be provided and equipped with:

12.2.8.15.1 A toilet which is conveniently located;

12.2.8.15.2 A hand sink that is conveniently located and provided with hot and cold running water, antimicrobial hand soap, paper towels, and a covered waste receptacle;

12.2.8.15.3 Counters that are constructed of cleanable, non-porous material;

12.2.8.15.4 Walls sealed, at a minimum, with hard enamel paint; and

12.2.8.15.5 Floors constructed of non-porous tile.

12.3 Application fees

Application fees shall be in accordance with the Health Authority’s fee schedule. Additional fees are required if construction or remodeling takes place before the plans are submitted and approved.

12.4 Change of ownership

Upon change of ownership, the would-be Health Permit holder or responsible person of any existing establishment must submit plans to the Health Authority for review to ensure they comply with existing Regulations and codes.

Contact Information

Phone: (702) 759-0677

 

Updated on: January 4, 2019