TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER m: FOOD DRUGS AND COSMETICS
PART 797 BODY ART CODE
SECTION 797.600 PUBLIC NOTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Section 797.600 Public Notification Requirements
a) Written public education materials, provided by the Department, shall be offered and explained to all clients prior to receiving body art procedures.
b) Verbal and written instructions for the aftercare of the body art shall be provided to each client.
c) The written public education materials shall advise the client to consult a physician or dentist as appropriate at the first sign of infection. The written public education materials shall also contain the name, address and phone number of the establishment. These documents shall be signed and dated by both parties, with a copy given to the client, and the operator shall retain the original with all other required records for a period of no less than one year. In addition, all establishments shall prominently display a disclosure warning poster, provided by the Department, that advises the public of the potential health risks of body art services.
d) The operator and/or body artist shall report in writing to the Department all infections or diseases, resulting from a body art procedure, that required medical attention. The written report shall be sent to the Department by mail or facsimile within 24 hours after receiving a report that medical attention was required. The report shall include:
1) The name, address and phone number of the affected individual;
2) The date of the body art procedure;
3) Identification of the body artist/apprentice who performed the service;
4) The name, address and certificate of registration number of the body art establishment involved;
5) The anatomical location, condition and description of the affected site;
6) The name, address and phone number of the affected individual's health care provider;
7) The date that medical attention was sought; and
8) Any other information considered relevant to the situation.