April 8, 2012
-- The Biologix Solutions LLC announced today that it is offering minimum two-hour online course entitled “Bloodborne Pathogen & Infection Control for Tattoo and Piercing Artists” on their website http://blxtraining.com
at price of $30 per student. This online course is approved by California Department of Health Accredited Approval Agency and is designed for body art professionals and registered environmental health specialists.
This course provides the most current information on prevention of transmission of bloodborne pathogens (HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C) and other common infectious diseases (Hepatitis A, Scabies, MRSA, Staphylococcus Auerus, Streptococcus Skin Infection, Molluscum Contagiousum, Shingles, TB, Impetigo, Infectious Mononucleosis, Herpes Simplex, Ring Worm) in body art establishments.
The Safe Body Art Act was signed into law on October 9, 2011. This law applies to all body art including piercing, tattoos and permanent cosmetics. The law became effective on January 1, 2012 but the compliance date for registration and facility permitting is July 1, 2012.