Body piercing, tattooing and similar hazards
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Body piercing, tattooing, and scarification all carry risks of blood-borne and other infections.
Regulation of outlets providing these services is not always easy.
- Health and Safety Executive / Local Authorities Enforcement Liaison Committee (HELA) 76/2 "Health and safety issues related to body piercing, tattooing and scarification" (Revised April 2005)
- Calderdale District Council's "Advice and safe practice for body piercing: guidance for operators".