• Audit title

  • Document No.

  • Proprietor

  • Conducted on

  • Prepared by

  • Location

Premises details

  • Trading name

  • Licence number

  • Address

  • Proprietor

  • Person interviewed

  • Inspection type

  • Inspection fee

  • Inspection time & date

  • Time inspection completed


  • Acupuncture

  • Barber

  • Body piercing

  • Colonic lavage

  • Electrolysis

  • Ear piercing

  • Hairdressing

  • Tattooing

  • Waxing

  • Beauty (including manicure, pedicure, facial, tinting etc)

  • Other


  • Hand wash basin with warm potable running water through single spout

  • Hand wash basin in treatment room/s

  • Hand basin situated against a wall with a durable, smooth, impervious to moisture splashback

  • Soap, or other substance for cleaning hands near hand basin

  • Single-use towels or other suitable hand drying equipment near hand basin

  • Clean gown or apron, or impermeable apron worn during the procedure

  • Single use disposable gloves worn for all skin penetration procedures

  • Sterile gloves used

  • Gloves appropriately disposed of immediately after completing the procedure

  • Premises are clean and hygienic

  • Hospital grade disinfectant being used

  • Facilities are adequate for keeping hairdressing/beauty treatment appliances and utensils clean

  • Premises provided with suitable floor coverings, shelves, fittings and furniture that is constructed/covered with material that is durable, smooth, impervious to moisture and capable of being easily cleaned

  • Premises provided with adequate washing, drainage, ventilation and lighting facilities

  • Separate sink for the cleaning of equipment

  • All equipment is in good working order, is cleaned and stored in a clean, dry, dust free environment before reuse

  • Foot spas are correctly cleaned and disinfected after each client

  • Foot spas components are removed and scrubbed daily

  • Foot spas cleaned and disinfected daily

  • Foot spas soaked overnight once a week

  • Records for each sterilisation cycle (date, time held at max pressure and temperature, any faults with cycle, operator and number of items processed)

  • Autoclave is serviced annually

  • Autoclave TGA approved

  • Any article used to penetrate the skin is cleaned and sterilised before being used again, or is disposed of appropriately immediately after its use

  • All articles, including cuticle nippers/cutters, used to penetrate the skin are sterile

  • Skin prepared with suitable antiseptic and allowed to air dry prior to treatment

  • Single use disposal able items disposed immediately after use

  • Wax disposed immediately after use

  • Wax remaining in roll on wax canister disposed of before next client

  • Wax applicators dipped once and disposed of

  • Ear piercing gun used only once for ear piercing

  • Ear piercing gun cleaned and disinfected after each use

  • Clean and soiled linen stored in separate receptacles

  • Sharp bin/container on site

  • Adequate disposal method once sharps bin/container full

  • Adequate toilet facilities for colonic lavage

  • Additional comments

  • Inspection result

  • Reinspection required

  • Date of reinspection

  • I have had the contents of this inspection report explained to me and understand the contents


Inspection results

  • • Satisfactory - All aspects of the premises comply with relevant legislative requirements.

  • • Unsatisfactory - one or more relevant legislative requirements have not been met and have resulted in unsatisfactory workplace practices. A re-inspection will be required and legal action may be considered should the matter not be citified prior to the reinspection.

General information

  • • The Skin Penetration Code of Best Practice and The Guidelines on Skin Penetration published by NSW Health outline the industries best practice standards. Council advises all premises to comply with the relevant documents for best practice purposes.

  • • NSW Health advises that cuticle cutters are a skin penetration item that is required to be sterilised. Sterilisation can only be undertaken using an autoclave or dry heat steriliser. The sterilisation unit must comply with "Australian Standard AS 2182 - Sterilisers – steam – benchtop" and be registered with the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

  • • Fact sheets on procedures carried out by skin penetration premises can be found on the NSW Health website Fact sheets are available in English, Vietnamese, Chinese, Arabic and other languages.

  • • Information on submission requirements for Development Applications, registration forms and fact sheets may be found on Council's website. Search for "Skin Penetration Premises Information" in the A-Z Index.

Council's Contact Details

  • Greater Taree City Council Telephone: (02) 6592 5399 Email:

  • 2 Pulteney Street Fax: (02) 6592 5311

  • TAREE NSW 2430 ABN: 45 851 497 602

  • PO Box 482 TAREE NSW 2430


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