Important Tattoo Information Sites
Laws:Each state has different laws regarding the health and safety requirements that must be met in order to work as a tattoo or body piercing artist. It is important to be familiar with your local laws as they vary from state to state, and sometimes from county to county. The links below cover the laws for each state.
Getting a tattoo done by equipment that has not been properly sterilized can be very dangerous, in fact it can be deadly. The spread of blood-borne diseases such as HIV and hepatitis a very real risk in the tattoo industry. Anyone working in the field should take a class on blood-borne pathogens specific to the body art industry. The links below provide some general information about various diseases and where to find training.