Exposure Control Plan and Training for Body Art Facilities

An Exposure Control Plan, often referred to as an “ECP,” is a requirement for all businesses who have workers with occupational exposure. OSHA’s Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) defines occupational exposure as “reasonably anticipated skin, eye, mucous membrane, or parenteral contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials that may result from the performance […]

Body Piercing and Tattoo Studios in Long Beach Required to Close Again

Once again, COVID19 statistics have exceeded the established limits set by the state, county, and city health departments. As expected by most of us in the body art industry, we’ve been shut down again by the health department. At the time of this post*, on December 6, 2020, the new order to close seems to […]