New Safety Regulations For Tattoo Parlors
A new state law will make sure the pain of a tattoo is temporary, even if the ink is not.
Tattoo parlors will have to adhere to more rules designed to cut the spread of disease.
The law that took affect January first of this year will impose more guidelines on tattoo parlors including undergoing a safety course about industry specific disease risks, like MRSA or HIV.
Every county health department will offer the safety course.
Alachua County interim director Paul Myers says it's not about a regulatory crack down but about safety.
Alachua County's Health Department is working with the Florida Department of Health to figure out the best way to offer the safety course before the six month deadline.
- Gainesville City Commissioners Consider New Roam Towing Regulations
- New Regulations Cause Plasma Shortage
- New Florida Boating Regulations
- New Drivers License Regulations Cause Frustration
- Tats For Hire: Are Tattoos More Acceptable in the Workplace?
- 15-year-old Gets Underground Tattoo
- Tattoo Removal: The Cost of Changing Your Mind
- Fla. Regulator Explains Why Rates Aren't Dropping
- Counties Push for Stricter Python Regulation
- Roadside Safety Checkpoint in Alachua County on New Year's Eve