§ 14.377  DEFINITIONS.
   The following words and terms, when used in this Division T, shall have the following meanings unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.
   AFTERCARE. Written instructions given to the client, specific to the procedure(s) rendered, on caring for the and surrounding area. These instructions must include information on when to seek medical treatment.
   ANTISEPTIC. An agent that destroys disease-causing microorganisms on human skin or mucosa.
   APPRENTICE. A working under the direct supervision of a licensed (s) in a licensed to learn the skills of the trade.
   APPRENTICESHIP. An agreement an has with a licensed (s) learning the skills of or piercing while working under the direct supervision of a licensed (s) in a licensed establishment.
   BODY ART. Physical body adornment using, but not limited to, the following techniques: , and . This definition does not include practices that are considered part of a medical procedure performed by board certified medical or dental personnel, such as, but not limited to, under the skin. Such medical procedures shall not be performed in a . This Division T definition shall not include piercing of the outer perimeter or lobe of the ear using pre-sterilized stud and clasp ear piercing system.
   BODY ART ESTABLISHMENT. Any structure or venue, whether permanent, temporary or mobile, where the practices of , whether or not for profit, are performed. Mobile establishments include vehicle-mounted units, either motorized or trailered, and readily moveable without dissembling and where procedures are regularly performed in more than one geographic location.
   BODY PIERCING. The penetration or puncturing of human skin by any method, for the purpose of inserting or other objects, in or through the human body. BODY PIERCING shall not refer to any medical procedure performed by board certified medical or dental personnel. Also, BODY PIERCING shall not refer to the puncturing of the outer perimeter or lobe of the ear using pre-sterilized stud and clasp ear-piercing system.
   BODY SCARIFICATION or SCARRING. Any method of applying a scar to the body for the purpose of creating a permanent mark or design on the skin.
   BRANDING. Any method using thermal cautery, radio hyfrecation, striking or any other method using heat, cold or any chemical compound to apply a scar to the body for the purpose of creating a permanent mark or design on the skin.
   CLEAN. The absence of dirt, grease, rubbish, garbage and other offensive, unsightly or extraneous matter.
   CONTAMINATED WASTE. Any liquid or semi-liquid blood or other potentially infectious materials; contaminated items that would release blood or other potentially infectious materials in a liquid or semi-liquid state if compressed; items that are caked with dried blood or other potentially infectious materials and are capable of releasing these materials during handling; and any wastes containing blood and other potentially infectious materials, as defined in 29 C.F.R. part 1910.1030, known as “Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.”
   COSMETIC TATTOOING. Also called micropigmentation or permanent makeup. See definition of TATTOOING.
   CUTTING. The practice of cutting the skin, mucosa or part of the body to create a permanent scar or division of tissue for the purpose of . CUTTING shall not refer to any medical procedure performed by board certified medical or dental personnel.
   DISINFECTION. The destruction of disease-causing microorganisms on inanimate objects or surfaces, thereby rendering the objects safe for use or handling.
   EQUIPMENT. All machinery, including fixtures, containers, vessels, tools, devices, implements, furniture, display and storage areas, sinks and all other apparatus and appurtenances used in the operation of a .
   ESTABLISHMENT PLAN. A to-scale drawing of the establishment’s layout illustrating the requirements of this Division T.
   GOOD REPAIR. Free of corrosion, breaks, cracks, chips, pitting, excessive wear and tear, leaks, obstructions and similar defects so as to constitute a good and sound condition.
   GUEST ARTIST. A who performs procedures under a current license or meets the requirements of § 14.379(f).
   HANDSINK. A lavatory equipped with hot and cold water held under pressure, used solely for washing hands, wrists, arms or other portions of the body.
   HEALTH AUTHORITY. The City Environmental Health Division, designated employees or other designated agents.
   HOT WATER. Water at least 110°F.
   IMPLANTING. To fix or set securely an object in or under tissue and includes, but is not limited to, passed three-dimensional applications. IMPLANTING does not include medical procedures including, but not limited to, pacemaker insertion, cosmetic surgery and reconstructive surgery performed by board certified medical and dental personnel.
   ISSUING AUTHORITY. The City of Bloomington License Section.
   JEWELRY. Any personal ornament inserted into a newly pierced area.
   LIQUID CHEMICAL GERMICIDE. A tuberculocidal disinfectant or sanitizer registered with the Environmental Protection Agency.
   MICRODERMAL. A single-point perforation of any body part other than an earlobe for the purpose of inserting an anchor with a step either protruding from or flush with the skin.
   OPERATOR. Any who controls, operates or manages activities at a and who is responsible for compliance with these regulations, whether actually performing activities or not.
   PERSON. Any individual, partnership, corporation or association.
   PROCEDURE AREA. The physical space or room used solely for conducting procedures.
   PROCEDURE SURFACE. The surface area of furniture or accessories that may come into contact with the client’s clothed or unclothed body during a procedure and the area of the client’s skin where the procedure is to be performed and the surrounding area, or any other associated work area requiring sanitizing.
   REMODEL. Any change to the current establishment requiring either a building or trades permit for the work to proceed. REMODEL does not include changes to the front desk area, waiting area, painting, wallpapering, or carpeting, even if a permit is otherwise required. Adding a new workstation, plumbing changes or expanding into an adjacent space to add workstations are examples of REMODELING. REMODELING also means any changes to an previously submitted to the .
   SAFE LEVEL. Not more than 50 colonies of microorganisms per four square inches of or .
   SANITIZATION. A process of reducing the numbers of microorganisms on surfaces and to a .
   SCARIFICATION. An indelible mark fixed on the body by the production of scars.
   SHARPS. Any object, sterile or contaminated, that may purposefully or accidentally, cut or penetrate the skin or mucosa including, but not limited to, pre-sterilized needles, scalpel blades and razor blades.
   SHARPS CONTAINER. A closed, puncture-resistant, leak-proof container labeled with the international biohazard symbol, used for handling, storage, transportation and disposal of .
   SINGLE USE. Products or items intended for one time use and are disposed of after use on each client including, but not limited to, cotton swabs or balls, tissues or paper products, paper or plastic cups, gauze and sanitary coverings, razors, piercing needles, tattoo needles, scalpel blades, stencils, ink cups and protective gloves.
   STANDARD PRECAUTIONS. Guidelines and controls published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as “guidelines for prevention of transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus to health-care and public-safety workers” in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), June 23, 1989, Vol. 38, No. S-6, and as “recommendation for preventing transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus to patients during exposure-prone invasive procedures,” in MMWR, July 12, 1991, Vol. 40, No. RR-Subd. T. This method of infection control requires the employer and the employee to assume that all human blood and specified human body fluids are infectious for HIV, HVB and other blood pathogens. PRECAUTIONS include handwashing, gloving, personal protective , injury prevention and proper handling and disposal of needles, other sharp instruments, and blood and body fluid contaminated products.
   STERILIZATION. A process resulting in the destruction of all forms of microbial life, including highly resistant bacterial spores.
   SUBDERMAL IMPLANTATION. The implantation of an object entirely below the dermis.
   SUSPENSION. The piercing of human tissue with large gauge fishing hooks or other piercing apparatus to raise or lower a with pulleys or other apparatus.
   TATTOOING. Any method of placing ink or other pigments into or under the skin or mucosa with needles or any other instruments used to puncture the skin, resulting in permanent coloration of the skin or mucosa. This definition includes all forms of .
   TECHNICIAN. Any licensed by the State Department of Health and registered with the city under this Division T who conducts or practices procedures at a .
   TEMPORARY BODY ART ESTABLISHMENT. Any place or premises operating at a fixed location where an or performs procedures for no more than four continuous days, in conjunction with a single event and not more than three events in a calendar year.
   TONGUE BIFURCATION. The of the tongue from the tip to the base, forking at the end.
(Ord. 75-21, passed 5-5-1975; Ord. 92-36, passed 7-27-1992; recodified by Ord. 95-13, passed 8-7-1995; amended by Ord. 2009-19, passed 7-6-2009; Ord. 2010-31, passed 12-6-2010)