Minnesota Tattoo License – Approved 5 Hours Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Minnesota Approved Bloodborne Pathogens and Prevention of Disease Transmission Training
Minnesota Dept of Health Approved Training To Obtain/Renew Minnesota Tattoo License
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Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Minnesota Body Art Professionals
Minnesota Tattoo License, prevention of disease transmission infection, bloodborne pathogens, 5 Hours Bloodborne Pathogens, Minnesota Department of HealthHours: 5 | Course Requirements – Click Here
Approved: Minnesota Dept of Health Approved 5 Hours of Bloodborne Pathogens, Prevention of Disease Transmission, Infection Technique Training. BBP Course Must Be Completed Each Renewal.

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BBP coursework must be completed within the year PRECEDING your initial application or your renewal application. In order to qualify for the training requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 146B.03, Subd. 4, the training must include:

  • Bloodborne pathogens,
  • The prevention of disease transmission,
  • Infection control, and
  • Aseptic techniques
Minnesota Department of Health – Minnesota Tattoo Licensure Requirements.

(a) An applicant for licensure under this section must submit to the commissioner on a form provided by the commissioner:

(1) proof that the applicant is over the age of 18;

(2) the type of license the applicant is applying for;

(3) all fees required under section 146B.10;

(4) proof of completing a minimum of 200 hours of supervised experience within each area for which the applicant is seeking a license, and must include an affidavit from the supervising licensed technician;

(5) Proof of having satisfactorily completed a minimum of five hours of coursework, within the year preceding application and approval by the commissioner, on bloodborne pathogens, the prevention of disease transmission, infection control, and aseptic technique.

(a) Effective January 1, 2011, no individual may perform tattooing unless the individual holds a valid tattoo technician license issued by the commissioner under this chapter, except as provided in subdivision 3.

(b) Effective January 1, 2011, no individual may perform body piercing unless the individual holds a valid body piercing technician license issued by the commissioner under this chapter, except as provided in subdivision 3.

(c) If an individual performs both tattooing and body piercing, the individual must hold a valid dual body art technician license.

Body Art licensing questions? Call 651-201-3770 or email Health.BA@state.mn.us.

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