Category: body art

Safety and Health for Tattooists and Piercers

Based on visits to tattooing and piercing studios and interviews with artists, researchers from NIOSH found that many artists and piercers had concerns about exposures to blood and bloodborne diseases.  Read More >

Posted on by Amy Mobley and Everett Lehman49 CommentsTags

Body Art

Tattoo artists and body piercers are at increased risk of coming in contact with blood in the workplace, which may increase their exposure to bloodborne diseases. NIOSH recommends safe work practices to decrease body artists' exposure to blood and improve safety and health.  Read More >

Posted on by Everett Lehman, MS, MBA, and Amy Mobley, MS144 CommentsTags , ,