The Department of Environmental Health Division monitors the tattoo and body art businesses in the City of Philadelphia. This is done through:
- Routine sanitation/safety inspections of all shops that provide tattooing, piercing, and cosmetic makeup.
- Issue and maintain records of all Certified Artists and Apprentices.
- Offering Bloodborne Pathogens training classes for body artists.
Please refer to the Health Department Environmental Health – Body Art/Tattoo/Piercing Program website for details.