Prior to the operation of an higher risk personal appearance service, the following steps are completed are required to be completed.
Contact the following departments to discuss their requirements:
Contact the Customer Service Centre to be referred to the above departments.
Complete all appropriate details on Environmental Health Services - Application for a Higher Risk Personal Appearance Service. Please refer to the guide - Design and Construction Criteria when completing your application.
Ensure that you include copies of each operators Certificates of Attainments (Infection Control Training) to demonstrate that all persons who will be carrying out skin penetration procedures have met the minimum training requriments.
Submit the application, together with at least two copies of plans including elevations (1:100) and the associated application fee to Environmental Health Services for assessment.
Receive your conditional approval from Environmental Health Services. On your approval letter, there will be contact details for the Environmental Health Officer (EHO) dealing with your application. Don't hesitate to contact your EHO with any queries.
When you are close to completing construction, phone your EHO and arrange a final inspection.
At your final inspection, your EHO will either:
- Issue requisitions for any outstanding construction requirements and arrange for a follow up inspection; or
- Give you approval to operate and issue your licence. Your licence will be mailed out separately.
For more information, please phone 1300 878 001 or contact Environmental Health Services.