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OREGON HEALTH LICENSING AGENCY

 

DIVISION 900

BODY PIERCING

331-900-0000

Body Piercing Definitions

The following definitions apply to OAR chapter 331, division 900:

(1) "Affidavit of Licensure" has the meaning set forth in OAR 331-030-0040.

(2) "Agency" means the Oregon Health Licensing Agency.

(3) “APP” means Association of Professional Piercers.

(4) “Body piercing” has the definition set forth in ORS 690.350.

(5) “Direct supervision” means the supervisor or instructor is present in the facility and actively involved in direct oversight and training of students or individuals in training.

(6) “Earlobe piercing services” means services limited to the soft lower part of the external ear only, not to include cartilage.

(7) “EPA” means United States Environmental Protection Agency.

(8) “FDA” means Food and Drug Administration.

(9) “Field of practice” has the definition set forth in ORS 690.350.

(10) "High-level disinfectant" means a chemical agent, registered with the EPA, which has demonstrated tuberculocidal activity.

(11) "Instruments" means equipment used during body piercing services. Types of instruments include but are not limited to needles, forceps, hemostats, tweezers, and jewelry.

(12) “Official transcript” means:

(a) An original document authorized by the appropriate office in the Oregon Department of Education and certified by a career school licensed under ORS chapter 345 indicating applicant identity information, field of practice(s) enrolled under, specific hour requirements for each field of practice if applicable, enrollment information and a signature by an authorized representative on file with the Agency. Original documents must be submitted directly to the Agency from the educational institution by United States Postal Service mail or other recognized mail service providers in a sealed envelope; or

(b) A document authorized by the appropriate office in the Oregon Department of Education and certified by career school licensed under ORS chapter 345 providing applicant identity information, field(s) of practice studied and completed, specific hour requirements for each field of practice if applicable, enrollment information and a signature by an authorized representative on file with the Agency. Non-original documents shall only be accepted when and in the manner approved by the Agency

(13) “Practitioner” means a person licensed to perform services included within a field of practice.

(14) "Sharps container" means a puncture-resistant, leak-proof container that can be closed for handling, storage, transportation, and disposal. The container must be labeled with the "Biohazard" symbol.

(15) “Single point piercing”, also referred to as an anchor or microdermal, means a single point perforation of any body part for the purpose of inserting an anchor with a step either protruding or flush with the skin;

(16) “Standard body piercing” includes all body piercings including cheek piercings and single point piercings defined under Subsection (15) of this rule. A standard body piercer may not perform specialty level one genital piercings and specialty level two genital piercings defined under 331-905-0000. Standard body piercing services do not include testes, deep shaft (corpus cavernosa), uvula, eyelids, or sub-clavicle piercings.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-15-12 thru 4-12-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0005

Standard Body Piercing Education or Training

All education curriculum or training for standard body piercing must meet requirements set forth by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency prior to beginning education or training. The theory portion of the curriculum or training must be completed prior to the practical portion of the curriculum or training.

(1) Standard body piercing career school course of study must include 1150 hours of theory and practical education. The education must include a minimum of 250 hours of theory instruction, 900 hours of practical experience and a minimum of 400 practical operations.

(2) The 400 practical operations required under (1) of this rule must include:

(a) 100 practical operations observed by the student;

(b) 100 practical operations in which the student participated; and

(c) 200 practical operations performed by the student under direct supervision, but without assistance.

(3) The 250 hours of theory instruction required in (1) of this section must include the following:

(a) Anatomy, Physiology & Histology: 70 hours;

(b) Infection control: 50 hours;

(c) Jewelry: 15 hours;

(d) Equipment: 20 hours;

(e) Environment: 15 hours;

(f) Ethics and legalities: 15 hours;

(g) Emergencies: 5 hours;

(h) Client consultation: 30 hours.

(i) Oregon laws and rules: 20 hours; and

(j) Discretionary related to body piercing: 10 hours.

(4) The 900 hours of practical experience required in (1) of this rule must include client consultation, cleaning, disinfection and sterilization.

(5) The 400 practical operations must include the content listed in section (4) of this rule and the standard body piercing procedures listed in subsections (a) through (r) below:

(a) Ear lobe: minimum of 10;

(b) Helix: minimum of 10;

(c) Conch: minimum of 10;

(d) Industrial: minimum of 10;

(e) Rook: minimum of 10;

(f) Tragus: minimum of 10;

(g) Tongue: minimum of 10;

(h) Navel: minimum of 10;

(i) Male nipple: minimum of 10;

(j) Female nipple: minimum of 10;

(k) Eyebrow: minimum of 10;

(l) Upper Lip: minimum of 10;

(m) Lower Lip: minimum of 10;

(n) Septum: minimum of 10;

(o) Nostril: minimum of 10;

(p) Single point: minimum of 15;

(q) Cheek: minimum of 2; and

(r) Additional standard body piercings of choice: minimum of 33 procedures.

(6) As part of the approved course of study, all hours of theory must be completed prior to practical work being performed.

(7) Education must be conducted by a Department of Education, Private Career School licensed instructor who holds an active standard body piercing license.

(8) A Department of Education, Private Career School licensed instructor must provide direct supervision of practical training on a one-to-one student/teacher ratio for students performing practical training while working on the general public.

(9) Supervised training requirements for standard body piercing temporary trainees: Standard body piercing training program must include 1150 hours of theory and practical education. The training must include a minimum of 250 hours of theory instruction, 900 hours of practical experience and a minimum of 400 practical operations.

(10) The 400 practical operations required under (9) of this rule must include:

(a) 100 practical operations observed by the trainee;

(b) 100 practical operations in which the trainee participated; and

(c) 200 practical operations performed by the trainee under supervision, but without assistance.

(11) The 250 hours of theory instruction required in (9) of this section must include the following:

(a) Anatomy, Physiology & Histology: 70 hours;

(b) Infection control: 50 hours;

(c) Jewelry: 15 hours;

(d) Equipment: 20 hours;

(e) Environment: 15 hours;

(f) Ethics and legalities: 15 hours;

(g) Emergencies: 5 hours;

(h) Client consultation: 30 hours.

(i) Oregon laws and rules: 20 hours; and

(j) Discretionary related to body piercing: 10 hours

(12) The 900 hours of practical experience required in (9) of this rule must include client consultation, cleaning, disinfection and sterilization.

(13) The 400 practical operations must include the content listed in section (12) of this rule and the standard body piercing procedures listed in subsections (a) through (q) (r) below:

(a) Ear lobe: minimum of 10;

(b) Helix: minimum of 10;

(c) Conch: minimum of 10;

(d) Industrial: minimum of 10;

(e) Rook: minimum of 10;

(f) Tragus: minimum of 10;

(g) Tongue: minimum of 10;

(h) Navel: minimum of 10;

(I) Male nipple: minimum of 10;

(j) Female nipple: minimum of 10;

(k) Eyebrow: minimum of 10;

(l) Upper Lip: minimum of 10;

(m) Lower Lip: minimum of 10;

(n) Septum: minimum of 10;

(o) Nostril: minimum of 10;

(p) Single point: minimum of 15;

(q) Cheek: minimum of 2; and

(r) Additional standard body piercings of choice: minimum of 33 procedures.

(14) As part of the approved training, all hours of theory must be completed prior to practical work being performed.

(15) Training must be completed in no less than nine months from the date the Agency issues the standard body piercing temporary trainee license.

(16) A supervisor must provide direct supervision of practical training on a one-to-one trainee to trainer ratio when the trainee is working on the general public.

(17) Supervisors of a standard body piercing temporary trainee must adhere to OAR 331-900-0050

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0010

Earlobe Piercing License

(1) An earlobe piercing license is valid for one year, and is eligible for renewal. An earlobe piercing license becomes inactive on the last day of the month one year from the date of issuance.

(2) An earlobe piercing license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-900-0095, 331-900-0097, 331-900-0098, 331-900-0130 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

(3) An earlobe piercing license holder, licensed under ORS 690.365, may provide earlobe piercing services only.

(4) Upon renewal, individuals who held a technician registration for ear piercing prior to January 1, 2012, must apply for and meet the application requirements for an earlobe piercing license or apply for and meet the application requirements for a standard body piercing license.

(5) An earlobe piercing license holder licensed prior to January 1, 2014 is not required to meet application requirements listed in OAR 331-900-0015.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0015

Application Requirements for Earlobe Piercing License

An individual applying for an Earlobe Piercing License must:

(1) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 division 30;

(2) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the Agency, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000 and be accompanied by payment of the required fees;

(3) Submit proof of being 18 years of age. Documentation may include identification listed under OAR 331-030-0000;

(4) Submit proof of having a high school diploma or equivalent;

(5) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider;

(6) Submit proof of current basic first aid training from an Agency approved provider;

(7) Submit passing score of Agency approved written examinations in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1) and (2) within two years from the date of application;

(8) Upon passage of all required examinations and before issuance of a license, the applicant must pay all license fees.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0020

Standard Body Piercing Temporary Trainee License

(1) A standard body piercing temporary trainee license is valid for one year, and may be renewed one time.

(2) A standard body piercing temporary trainee license holder, licensed under ORS 690.365, may provide standard piercing services under the direct supervision of an Agency approved supervisor pursuant OAR 331-900-0050 and 331-900-0055.

(3) Supervisors of a standard body piercing temporary trainee must adhere to OAR 331-900-0055.

(4) A standard body piercing temporary trainee license holder is prohibited from performing specialty level one genital piercing services defined under OAR 331-905-0000 and specialty level two genital piercing services defined under OAR 331-905-0000.

(5) A standard body piercing temporary trainee license holder is prohibited from piercing the testes, deep shaft (corpus cavernosa), uvula, eyelids or sub-clavicle.

(6) A standard body piercing temporary trainee license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-900-0100, 331-900-0105, 331-900-0110, 331-900-0115, 331-900-0120, 331-900-0125, 331-900-0130, and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 2-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13 thru 7-14-13; HLA 3-2013, f. 3-12-13, cert. ef. 3-15-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0025

Application Requirements for Standard Body Piercing Temporary Trainee License

An individual applying for a Standard Body Piercing Temporary Trainee License must:

(1) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 division 30;

(2) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the Agency, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000 and be accompanied by payment of the required application fees;

(3) Submit proof of being 18 years of age, documentation may include identification listed under OAR 331-030-0000;

(4) Submit proof of having a high school diploma or equivalent; and

(5) Submit proof of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic first aid training from an Agency approved provider;

(6) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider; and

(7) Pay applicable licensing fees.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 2-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13 thru 7-14-13; HLA 3-2013, f. 3-12-13, cert. ef. 3-15-13

331-900-0030

Standard Body Piercing License

(1) A standard body piercing license holder, licensed under ORS 690.365, may perform standard body piercing services.

(2) A standard body piercing license is good for one year and becomes inactive on the last day of the month one year from the date of issuance.

(3) A standard body piercing license holder is prohibited from performing specialty level one genital piercing services defined under OAR 331-905-0000 until requirements of OAR 331-905-0040 are met and specialty level two genital piercing services defined under OAR 331-905-0000 until requirements of OAR 331- 905-0050 are met.

(4) A body piercing technician licensed prior to January 1, 2012, is prohibited from performing specialty level one genital piercing services defined under OAR 331-905-0000 until requirements of OAR 331-905-0020 are met or specialty level genital piercing two services defined under OAR 331-905-0000 until requirements of OAR 331-905-0030 are met.

(5) A standard body piercing license holder is prohibited from piercing the testes, deep shaft (corpus cavernosa), uvula, eyelids or sub-clavicle.

(6) A standard body piercing license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-900-0100, 331-900-0105, 331-900-0110, 331-900-0115, 331-900-0120, 331-900-0125, 331-900-0130, and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 Division 925.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12

331-900-0035

Application Requirements for Standard Body Piercing License

(1) An individual applying for licensure to practice standard body piercing must:

(a) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 division 30;

(b) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the Agency, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000 and be accompanied by payment of the required application fees;

(c) Submit proof of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic first aid training from an Agency approved provider;

(d) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider;

(e) Submit proof of being 18 years of age documentation may include identification listed under OAR 331-030-0000;

(f) Submit proof of having a high school diploma or equivalent; and

(g) Provide documentation of completing a qualifying pathway.

(2) License Pathway 1 — A graduate from an Oregon Licensed Career School for Standard Body Piercing must:

(a) Submit official transcript from a body piercing career school under ORS 345 showing proof of completion of required standard body piercing curriculum as approved by the Agency under OAR 331-900-0005;

(b) Pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of an Agency approved written examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(c) within two years before the date of application;

(d) Submit a passing score of an Agency approved practical examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(d) within two years before the date of application;

(e) Upon passage of all required examinations and before issuance of license, applicant must pay all license fees; and

(f) An applicant is not required to provide proof of official transcripts from a body piercing career school under ORS 345 if the applicant was previously licensed as a body piercer in Oregon.

(3) License Pathway 2 — An individual qualifying for licensure as a Standard Body Piercing Temporary Trainee must:

(a) Submit documentation approved by the Agency showing proof of having completed training listed under OAR 331-900-0005, verified by a supervisor approved under OAR 331-900-0055, on a form prescribed by the Agency;

(b) Pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of an Agency approved written examination for standard body piercing in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(c) within two years before the date of application;

(d) Submit a passing score of an agency approved practical examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(d) within two years before the date of application; and

(e) Upon passage of all required examinations and before issuance of license, applicant must pay all license fees.

(4) License Pathway 3 — An individual qualifying for licensure through Reciprocity must:

(a) Submit an affidavit of licensure pursuant to OAR 331-030-0040 demonstrating proof of current license as a body piercer, which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action. The licensing must be substantially equivalent to Oregon licensing requirements pursuant to ORS 690.365. Or if not substantially equivalent the applicant must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Agency that the applicant has been employed or working as a body piercer full time for three of the last five years;

(b) Pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of an Agency approved written examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(c) within two years before the date of application;

(d) Submit a passing score of an Agency approved practical examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(d) within two years before the date of application; and

(e) Upon passage of all required examinations and before issuance of license, applicant must pay all license fees.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0040

Temporary Standard Body Piercing License

(1) A temporary standard body piercing license, pursuant to ORS 690.365, is a temporary license to perform standard body piercing services on a limited basis, not to exceed 15 consecutive calendar days. A temporary standard body piercing license holder:

(a) May renew the license up to four times, in a 12 month period from the date the Agency receives the initial application. License renewal can be done consecutively with no lapse in active license dates;

(b) Must submit all requests to renew a license on a form prescribed by the Agency. Request to renew a license must be received at least 15 days before standard body piercing services are provided unless otherwise approved by the Agency;

(c) Must submit notification of a change in work location on a form prescribed by the Agency at least 24 hours before services are performed; and

(d) Must work in a licensed facility.

(2) A temporary standard body piercing license holder may only perform standard body piercing services.

(3) A temporary standard body piercing license holder is prohibited from performing specialty level one genital piercing services defined under OAR 331-905-0000 and specialty level two genital piercing services defined under 331-905-0000.

(4) A temporary standard body piercing license holder is prohibited from piercing the testes, deep shaft (corpus cavernosa), uvula, eyelids or sub-clavicle.

(5) A temporary standard body piercing license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-900-0100, 331-900-0105, 331-900-0110, 331-900-0115, 331-900-0120, 331-900-0125, 331-900-0130, and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-15-12 thru 4-12-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0045

Application Requirements for Temporary Standard Body Piercing License

An individual applying for a Temporary Standard Body Piercing License must:

(1) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 division 30;

(2) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the Agency, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000 and be accompanied by payment of the required application fees and must be received at least 15 days before standard body piercing services are provided to clients;.

(3) Submit proof of being 18 years of age. Documentation may include identification listed under OAR 331-030-0000;

(4) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider;

(5) Attest to six months of training or experience, within the last two years, performing standard body piercing services on a form prescribed by the Agency; or

(6) Submit affidavit of licensure pursuant to OAR 331-030-0040.

(7) For the purpose of this rule training or experience includes attendance or participation at an instructional program presented, recognized, or under the sponsorship of any permanently organized institution, agency, or professional organization or association recognized by the Agency.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12

331-900-0050

Standard Body Piercing Supervisor

(1) An approved standard body piercing supervisor may supervise one standard body piercing temporary trainee per shift.

(2) An approved standard body piercing supervisor must exercise management, guidance, and control over the activities of the standard body piercing trainee and must exercise professional judgment and be responsible for all matters relative to the standard body piercing.

(3) An approved standard body piercing supervisor must document work done by the standard body piercing temporary trainee on a form prescribed by the Agency and maintain training documentation for a minimum of two years following completion of training.

(4) An approved supervisor must notify the Agency in writing within five calendar days if a standard body piercing temporary trainee is no longer being supervised, and must provide the number of hours of training completed on a form prescribed by the Agency.

(5) Not withstanding any other disciplinary actions, an approved supervisor’s authorization to supervise may be withdrawn by the Agency for providing incomplete or inadequate training or falsifying documentation.

(6) Supervisors must provide direct supervision to standard body piercing temporary trainees.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 2-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13 thru 7-14-13; HLA 3-2013, f. 3-12-13, cert. ef. 3-15-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0055

Requirements for Standard Body Piercing Supervisor

To be an approved supervisor for a standard body piercing temporary trainee an individual must:

(1) Submit a completed form prescribed by the Agency, which must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000;

(2) Hold an active, body piercing license issued prior to January 1, 2012 or a standard body piercing license issued after January 1, 2012, with no current or pending disciplinary action;

(3) Submit proof of having been actively practicing any combination of body piercing experience prior to January 1, 2012, or standard body piercing experience after January 1, 2012, for at least five years prior to submitting application on a form prescribed by the Agency;

(4) Submit proof of current cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic first aid training from an Agency approved provider;

(5) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider; and

(6) Have passed an Agency approved written and practical examination for standard body piercing in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(3) and (4).

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 2-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13 thru 7-14-13; HLA 3-2013, f. 3-12-13, cert. ef. 3-15-13

331-900-0060

Approved Body Piercing Examinations

The Agency has approved the following examinations for body piercing:

(1) Oregon client care written examination;

(2) Oregon safety, sanitation and infection control written examination;

(3) Oregon standard body piercing written examination;

(4) Oregon standard body piercing practical examination;

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

331-900-0065

General Body Piercing Examination Information

(1) To be eligible for examination, an applicant must meet identification requirements listed under OAR 331-030-0000.

(2) The examination is administered in English only, unless an agency approved testing contractor or vendor provides the examination in languages other than English.

(3) Examination candidates may be electronically monitored during the course of testing.

(4) Examination candidates must adhere to the maximum time allowance for each section of the examination, as established by the Agency.

(5) Taking notes, textbooks or notebooks into the examination area is prohibited.

(6) Electronic equipment and communication devices, such as personal computers, pagers and cellular telephones or any other devices deemed inappropriate by the agency, are prohibited in the examination area.

(7) Candidate conduct that interferes with the examination may result in the candidate’s disqualification during or after the examination, the candidate’s examination being deemed invalid, and forfeiture of the candidate’s examination fees. Such conduct includes but is not limited to:

(a) Directly or indirectly giving, receiving, soliciting, and attempting to give, receive or solicit aid during the examination process;

(b) Violations of subsections (5), (6), or (7) of this rule;

(c) Removing or attempting to remove any examination-related information, notes or materials from the examination site;

(d) Failing to follow directions relative to the conduct of the examination; and

(e) Exhibiting behavior that impedes the normal progress of the examination.

(8) If the candidate is disqualified from taking the examination or the candidate’s examination is deemed invalid for reasons under subsection (7) of this rule, the candidate may be required to reapply, submit additional examination fees, and request in writing to schedule a new examination date, before being considered for another examination opportunity.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0070

Written Examination Retake Requirements

(1) Notwithstanding OAR 331-900-0060(1)(a) and (b) failed sections of the written examination may be retaken as follows:

(a) After first failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(b) After second failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(c) After third failed attempt — applicant may not retake for 30 calendar days, must pay all additional fees and must submit one of the following:

(A) An official transcript certifying completion of an additional 100 hours of instruction in theory, focused on the approved curriculum outlined in OAR 331-900-0005 from a career school licensed under 345 on a form prescribed by the agency; or

(B) Documentation from an Agency approved supervisor certifying completion of an additional 100 hours of training in theory, focused on the approved curriculum outlined in OAR 331-900-0005 on a form prescribed by the Agency.

(d) After fourth failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(e) After fifth failed attempt — applicant may not retake for seven calendar days;

(f) After sixth failed attempt — applicant may not retake for 30 calendar days, must pay all additional fees and must submit one of the following:

(A) An official transcript certifying completion of an additional 100 hours of instruction in theory, focused on the approved curriculum outlined in OAR 331-900-0005 from a career school licensed under 345 on a form prescribed by the Agency; or

(B) Documentation from an Agency approved supervisor certifying completion of an additional 100 hours of training in theory, focused on the approved curriculum outlined in OAR 331-900-0005 on a form prescribed by the Agency.

(g) After seventh failed attempt — ability to retake, requirements for retake, or both will be determined by the Agency on a case-by-case basis.

(2) Applicants retaking the examination must meet the requirements under OAR 331-030-0000.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12

331-900-0075

Practical Examination Retake Requirements

(1) Failed practical examinations may be retaken at a date and time determined by the Agency. Applicants retaking a failed practical must notify the Agency within 30 days before the next scheduled examination date and pay all examination fees

(2) Applicants who fail to pass the practical examination for standard body piercing after three attempts (initial examination plus two retakes) may not retake an examination for 30 calendar days, must pay all additional fees and must submit one of the following:

(a) An official transcript certifying completion of an additional 100 hours of instruction in theory, focused on the approved curriculum outlined in OAR 331-900-0005 from a career school licensed under 345 on a form prescribed by the Agency; or

(b) Documentation from an Agency approved supervisor certifying completion of an additional 100 hours of training in theory, focused on the approved curriculum outlined in OAR 331-900-0005 on a form prescribed by the Agency.

(3) After the fourth failed attempt — ability to retake, requirements for retake, or both will be determined by the Agency on a case-by-case basis.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

331-900-0077

Renewal of an Earlobe Piercing License

(1) A licensee is subject to the provisions of OAR chapter 331, division 30 regarding the renewal of a license and provisions regarding authorization to practice, identification, and requirements for issuance of a duplicate license.

(2) LICENSE RENEWAL: To avoid delinquency penalties, an earlobe piercing license renewal must be made prior to the license entering inactive status. The licensee must submit the following:

(a) Renewal application form; and

(b) Payment of required renewal fee pursuant to 331-940-0000.

(3) INACTIVE LICENSE RENEWAL: An earlobe piercing license may be inactive for up to three years. If a license is inactive the licensee is not authorized to practice. When renewing a license after entering inactive status, the licensee holder must submit the following:

(a) Renewal application form; and

(b) Payment of delinquency and license fees pursuant to OAR 331-940-0000.

(4) EXPIRED LICENSE: An earlobe piercing license that has been inactive for more than three years is expired and the license holder must reapply and meet the requirements listed in OAR 331-900-0015.

(5) LICENSE RENEWAL —A temporary earlobe piercing license holder licensed prior to January 1, 2014 but after January 1, 2012, who is seeking a permanent earlobe piercing license is not required to take the examinations listed in OAR 331-900-0060.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607, 676.615, 690.405 & 2013 OL Ch. 82
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 690.350, 690.385, 690.405 & 2013 OL Ch. 82
Hist.: HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0080

Renewal of a Standard Body Piercing License

(1) A licensee is subject to the provisions of OAR chapter 331, division 30 regarding the renewal of a license and provisions regarding authorization to practice, identification, and requirements for issuance of a duplicate license.

(2) LICENSE RENEWAL: To avoid delinquency penalties, a standard body piercing license renewal must be made prior to the license entering inactive status. The licensee must submit the following:

(a) Renewal application form;

(b) Payment of required renewal fee pursuant to 331-940-0000;

(c) Attestation of having obtained required annual continuing education under OAR 331-900-0085, on a form prescribed by the agency. Continuing education is required whether the license is current or inactive;

(d) Attestation of current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation from an Agency approved provider;

(e) Attestation of current first aid training by an Agency approved provider; and

(f) Attestation of current certification in blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider.

(3) INACTIVE LICENSE RENEWAL: A standard body piercing license may be inactive for up to three years. If a license is inactive the licensee is not authorized to practice. When renewing a license after entering inactive status, the licensee holder must submit the following:

(a) Renewal application form;

(b) Payment of delinquency and license fees pursuant to OAR 331-940-0000;

(c) Attestation of having obtained required annual continuing education under OAR 331-900-0085 on a form prescribed by the Agency. Continuing education is required whether the license is current or inactive;

(d) Attestation of current certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation from an Agency approved provider;

(e) Attestation of current first aid training by an Agency approved provider; and

(f) Attestation of current certification in blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider.

(4) EXPIRED LICENSE: A standard body piercing license that has been inactive for more than three years is expired and the license holder must reapply and meet the requirements listed in OAR 331-900-0035.

(5) LICENSE RENEWAL — STANDARD BODY PIERCERS LICENSED PRIOR TO JANUARY 1, 2012. In addition to other requirements of this rule, for the first license renewal after the effective date of this rule, an individual originally licensed prior to January 1, 2012 to practice body piercing, including earlobe piercing technician registrations, must:

(a) Submit passing score of an agency approved written examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(c);

(b) Submit passing score of an Agency approved practical examination in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060(1)(d); and

(c) Licensed standard body piercers are only required to pass the Board approved written and practical examination one time unless the license becomes expired.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0085

Continuing Education for Standard Body Piercing License

(1) To maintain licensure, a standard or specialty body piercer license holder must complete a minimum of 10 hours of satisfactory continuing education every year.

(2) A standard or specialty body piercer license holder must document compliance with the continuing education requirement through attestation on the license renewal application. Licensees will be subject to the provisions of OAR 331-900-0090 pertaining to periodic audit of continuing education.

(3) Satisfactory continuing education courses must be obtained as follows:

(a) Five hours must be obtained by participation in or attendance at a course provided by:

(A) Institutions or programs accredited by a federally recognized accrediting agency;

(B) Institutions or programs approved by an agency within the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission;

(C) An organization offering continuing medical education opportunities, including Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education;

(D) Any additional board approved professional organization, or association, hospital, or health care clinic offering continuing education related to subject matter listed in (4) of this rule.

(b) Five hours may be self-study, where subject matter meets the requirements under subsection (4) of this rule, which may include the following:

(A) Correspondence courses including online courses through completion and certification by an approved national home study organization;

(B) Review of publications, textbooks, printed material, or audio cassette(s); and

(C) Viewing of films, videos, or slides.

(4) The subject matter of the continuing education must be specifically related to body piercing. As outlined in the approved course of study under OAR 331-900-0005 (3) and (11). Continuing education may include the laws and rules regulating licensed body piercers, health care professional concerns such as safety, emergencies, client consultation, business ethics, and business practices or legalities.

(5) In order to renew, continuing education requirements must be met every year, even if the license is inactive or suspended.

(6) Obtaining and maintaining proof of participation in required continuing education is the responsibility of the licensee. The licensee must ensure that adequate proof of attainment of required continuing education is available for audit or investigation or when otherwise requested by the agency. Adequate proof of participation is listed under OAR 331-900-0090(3).

(7) Documentation of participation in continuing education requirements must be maintained for a period of five years following renewal, and must be available to the agency upon request.

(8) Current training and certification in CPR, First Aid, and Blood borne pathogens is a condition of renewal and is not eligible for continuing education credit).

(9) A licensee may carry up to 8 hours of excess continuing education hours forward to the next renewal cycle.

(10) For the purpose of this rule continuing education hours mean actual academic, classroom, or course work time, including but not limited to workshops, symposiums, or seminars. Continuing education hours do not include travel time to or from the training site, registration or check-in periods, breaks or lunch periods.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-15-12 thru 4-12-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0090

Continuing Education: Audit, Required Documentation and Sanctions

(1) The Agency will audit a select percentage of licenses to verify compliance with continuing education requirements.

(2) Licensees notified of selection for audit of continuing education attestation must submit to the agency, within 30 calendar days from the date of issuance of the notification, satisfactory evidence of participation in required continuing education in accordance with OAR 331-900-0085.

(3) Evidence of successful completion of the required continuing education must include the following:

(a) Name of continuing education sponsor/provider;

(b) Course agenda — including the date of the training and breakdown of hours for each agenda item, lunch and breaks;

(c) Course outline — including a detailed summary of each topic discussed and the learning objective or training goal of each agenda item; The content of the course must have a direct relationship between the course training and subject matter related to body piercing as set forth in OAR 331-900-0085(4);

(d) Background resume of speakers or instructors; and

(e) Documentation of attendance or successful course completion. Examples include a certificate, transcript, sponsor statement or affidavit attesting to attendance, diploma.

(4) Documentation substantiating the completion of continuing education through self-study must show a direct relation to body piercing as set forth in OAR 331-900-0085(4), be submitted on forms provided by the agency and include the following:

(a) Name of sponsor or source, type of study, description of content, date of completion and duration in clock hours;

(b) Name of approved correspondence courses or national home study issues;

(c) Name of publications, textbooks, printed material or audiocassette's, including date of publication, publisher, and ISBN identifier; and

(d) Name of films, videos, or slides, including date of production, name of sponsor or producer and catalog number.

(5) If documentation of continuing education is invalid or incomplete, the licensee has 30 calendar days from the date of the deficiency notice to correct the deficiency and submit further documentation of completion of the required continuing education.

(6) Misrepresentations of continuing education or failure to complete continuing education requirements may result in disciplinary action, which may include, but is not limited to assessment of a civil penalty and suspension or revocation of the license.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0095

Earlobe Piercing Practice Standards and Prohibitions

(1) An earlobe piercing license holder must:

(a) Use an earlobe piercing system that pierces an individual's earlobe by use of a sterile, encapsulated single-use stud with clasp;

(b) Use an earlobe piercing system made of non-absorbent or non-porous material which can be cleaned and disinfected according to manufacturer’s instructions;

(c) Use single-use prepackaged sterilized ear piercing studs for each client;

(d) Store new or sterilized ear piercing systems separately from used or soiled instruments; and

(e) Disinfect all parts of the piercing system with a high-level disinfectant.

(2) An earlobe piercer may only pierce with an earlobe piercing system; use of a needle is prohibited.

(3) An earlobe piercing system may only be used to pierce the earlobe. Use of an earlobe piercing system on other parts of the body or ear is prohibited.

(4) Piercing with a manual loaded spring operated ear piercing system is prohibited.

(5) Piercing the earlobe with any type of piercing system which does not use the pre-sterilized encapsulated stud and clasp system is prohibited.

(6) Earlobe Piercing is prohibited:

(a) On a person under 18 years of age unless the requirements of OAR 331-900-0130 are met;

(b) On a person who shows signs of being inebriated or appears to be incapacitated by the use of alcohol or drugs;

(c) On a person who shows signs of recent intravenous drug use; and

(d) On a person with sunburn or other skin diseases or disorders of the skin such as open lesions, rashes, wounds, puncture marks in areas of treatment.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0097

General Standards for Earlobe Piercing

(1) The cleanliness of any common area in a facility is the responsibility of each license holder. All license holders may be cited for violations found in the common area.

(2) An earlobe piercing license holder licensed to perform earlobe piercing services or a licensed facility owner must:

(a) Use and maintain appropriate equipment and instruments for providing services in the facility;

(b) Use equipment and instruments in a manner described in the manufacturer’s instructions which is consistent with the manufacturer’s intended use of the device by the FDA;

(c) Use equipment and instruments that are not prohibited by the Agency or the FDA for use by earlobe piercing license holders;

(d) Ensure a high-level disinfectant is used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions to disinfect surfaces where services are performed;

(e) Ensure chemicals are stored in labeled, closed containers;

(f) Ensure that single-use disposable paper products and protective gloves are used for each client. Use of towels and linens are prohibited;

(g) Ensure lavatories located within the facility are kept clean and in good working order at all times. Air blowers within lavatories can be substituted for disposable hand towels;

(h) Ensure pets or other animals not be permitted in the facility. This prohibition does not apply to service animals recognized by the American with Disabilities Act or to fish in aquariums or nonpoisonous reptiles in terrariums;

(i) Ensure all disinfecting solutions or agents be kept at adequate strengths to maintain effectiveness, be free of foreign material and be available for immediate use at all times the facility is open for business;

(j) Ensure all waste or garbage is disposed of in a covered container with a garbage liner;

(k) Ensure all waste which contains blood or other potentially infectious materials be enclosed and secured in a glove or bag then disposed of in a covered container with a garbage liner immediately following the service;

(l) Ensure disposable sharp objects that come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials be disposed of in a sharps container;

(m) Ensure biohazard labels or red biohazard bags are available on the facility premises; and

(n) Adhere to all Centers for Disease Control Standards.

(3) An earlobe piercing licensee must wear eye goggles, shields or a mask if spattering is possible while providing services.

(4) All substances shall be dispensed from containers in a manner to prevent contamination of the unused portion.

(5) Single use tubes or containers and applicators shall be discarded following the service.

(6) An earlobe piercing license holder is permitted to have hot and cold running water within a restroom as part of surrounding premises or adjacent to the facility.

(7) Cross contaminating from touch or air particulates in any procedure area which comes in direct contact with client is prohibited.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0098

Standards for Client Services for Earlobe Piercing Licensees

(1) An earlobe piercing license holder must observe and adhere to the following hand washing and disposable glove standards when servicing clients:

(a) HAND WASHING: Hands must be washed or treated with an antibacterial hand sanitizer before and after treatment of each client, and before putting on disposable gloves and immediately after disposable gloves are removed; and

(b) Hand washing must include thoroughly washing the hands in warm, running water with liquid soap using friction on all surfaces of the hands and wrists, then rinsing hands and drying hands with a clean, disposable paper towel, or by using an antibacterial hand sanitizer by using friction on all surfaces of the hands and wrists. Use of bar soap is prohibited.

(2) An earlobe piercing license holder must observe and adhere to the following protective disposable glove standards when servicing clients:

(a) PROTECTIVE DISPOSABLE GLOVES: A new pair of disposable gloves must be worn during the treatment of each client;

(b) Hands must be washed in accordance with hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (1) of this rule before putting on disposable gloves and immediately after disposable gloves are removed;

(c) When a treatment session is interrupted disposable gloves must be removed and discarded. Hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (1) of this rule must be followed and a new pair of gloves put on when returning to the procedure service area;

(d) When a licensee leaves the procedure area in the middle of a earlobe piercing procedure, gloves must be removed before leaving the procedure area, hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (1) of this rule must be followed and a new pair of gloves put on when returning to the procedure area;

(e) Disposable gloves must be removed and discarded before leaving the procedure area;

(f) Torn or perforated gloves must be removed immediately, and hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (1) of this rule must be followed and gloves changed following hand washing; and

(g) The use of disposable gloves does not preclude or substitute for hand washing instructions listed in subsection (1) of this rule.

(3) Disposable gloves must be worn during pre-cleaning, cleaning, rinsing, disinfecting and drying of equipment and instruments;

(4) A client’s skin must be thoroughly cleaned with an antiseptic solution.

(5) A licensee is prohibited from wearing jewelry under gloves.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-15-12 thru 4-12-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0099

Client Records and Information for Earlobe Piercing License Holder

(1) An earlobe piercing license holder is responsible for maintaining and keeping copies of all client records. If client records are maintained by the facility the facility owner must provide the licensee with copies of those client records upon request. The record must include the following for each client:

(a) Name, address, telephone number and date of birth of client;

(b) Date of each service;

(c) Name and license number of the licensee providing service;

(d) Special instructions or notations relating to the client's medical or skin conditions including but not limited to diabetes, cold sores and fever blisters, psoriasis or eczema, pregnancy or breast-feeding/nursing.

(e) Complete list of the client’s sensitivities to medicines or topical solutions;

(f) History of the client's bleeding disorders;

(g) Description of complications during procedure(s);

(h) Signature from the client that they have received the following information in writing and verbally:

(A) All information related to the body piercing service including possible reactions, side effects and potential complications of the service and consent to obtaining the body piercing service; and

(B) Information listed in OAR 331-900-0110 regarding informed consent for certain standard body piercing procedures.

(C) After care instructions including care following service, possible side effects and complications and restrictions.

(i) Signature from the client that they have been informed, both verbally and in writing, of all information related to the earlobe piercing services including possible reactions, side effects and potential complications of the service and consent to obtaining the earlobe piercing service; and

(j) Proof of age or consent consisting of one of the following:

(A) If the client is of over 18, a copy of a government issued photographic identification. A copy of the government issued photographic identification must be included in the client record;

(B) If the client is a minor written parental or legal guardian consent is required. The written parental or legal guardian consent must be submitted to the licensee by the parent or legal guardian prior to piercing the minor. The consenting parent or legal guardian must be 18 years of age and present government issued photographic identification at time of written consent. A copy of the government issued photographic identification must be included in the client record.

(C) If the client is an emancipated minor, copies of legal court documents proving emancipation and government issued photographic identification is required.

(2) A licensee may obtain advice from a physician regarding medical Information needed to safeguard client and licensee. Advice from a physician must be documented in the client record.

(3) For the purpose of (1) and (2) of this rule records must be kept at facility premises for a minimum of three years and must be made immediately available to the agency upon request.

(4) Client records must be typed or printed in a legible format. Client records, which are not readable by the Agency, will be treated as incomplete.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0100

Standard Body Piercing Practice Standards and Prohibitions

(1) Piercing is prohibited:

(a) On a person under 18 years of age unless the requirements of OAR 331-900-0130 are met.

(b) On the genital or nipple of a person under the age of 18 regardless of parental consent.

(c) On testes, deep shaft (corpus cavernosa), uvula, eyelids and sub-clavicle.;

(d) On a person who shows signs of being inebriated or appears to be incapacitated by the use of alcohol or drugs;

(e) On a person who shows signs of recent intravenous drug use; and

(f) On a person with sunburn or other skin diseases or disorders of the skin such as open lesions, rashes, wounds, puncture marks in areas of treatment.

(2) Use of piercing guns is limited to piercing of the earlobe exclusively. No other part of the body or ear shall be pierced by use of a piercing gun.

(3) Piercing with a manual loaded spring operated piercing gun is prohibited.

(4) Piercing the earlobe with any type of piercing gun which does not use a pre-sterilized encapsulated stud and clasp system is prohibited.

(5) The Agency adopts the Association of Professional Piercers 2005 Procedure Manual by reference which must be used by licensees as a standard of care for body piercing best practices. The procedure manual can be located at http://www.safepiercing.org/publications/procedure-manual/

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12

331-900-0105

Initial Jewelry for Standard Body Piercing

(1) All standard body piercers must meet the following jewelry grade standards for initial piercings:

(a) Surgical steel that is American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) ASTM F-138 compliant or International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 5832-1 compliant, ISO 10993-(6,10 or 11) compliant, or European Economic Community (EEC) Nickel Directive compliant;

(b) Implant certified titanium (Ti6Al4V ELI) that is ASTM F-136 compliant or ISO 5832-3 compliant, or commercially pure titanium that is ASTM F-67 compliant;

(c) Niobium;

(d) White or yellow gold that is 14k or higher, nickel-free, and solid (no gold plated, gold-filled, or gold overlay/vermeil);

(e) Platinum;

(f) Biocompatible polymers (plastics) including Tygon Medical Surgical Tubing 5-50HL or 5-54HL, PTFE (Teflon), Bioplast™ or any new polymer products that are USP VI compliant;

(g) Glass — Fused quartz glass, lead-free borosilicate, or lead-free soda-lime glass;

(h) Any other material that the APP determines to be appropriate for use in an initial piercing; or

(i) Threaded jewelry must be internally threaded and all surfaces and ends must be free of nicks, scratches, burrs and polishing compounds.

(2) A licensee must have on the facility premises a “Mill Test Certificate” for all jewelry used for initial piercings which provides evidence of a specific grade of metal with a code designation from the ASTM or ISO or other documentation approved by the agency which meets one of the requirements listed in subsection (1) of this rule.

(3) Jewelry used during earlobe piercing services defined under OAR 331-900-0000 for an initial earlobe piercing is not required to meet the jewelry grade standards of this rule.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 15-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 10-15-12 thru 4-12-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0110

Informed Consent for Certain Standard Body Piercing Procedures

(1) A standard body piercer must provide information prescribed by the Agency to the client, regarding the following procedures:

(a) Nape piercing;

(b) Single point piercing; and

(c) General information regarding standard body piercing.

(2) Informed consent documents for standard body piercing procedures are published on the Agency’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/OHLA/BAP/forms.shtml.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 16-2011, f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12

331-900-0115

General Standards for Standard Body Piercing

(1) The cleanliness of any common in a facility is the responsibility of each license holder. All license holders may be cited for violations found in the common area.

(2) An individual licensed to perform services in a field of practice or a licensed facility owner must:

(a) Use and maintain appropriate equipment and instruments for providing services in a field of practice at the place of business;

(b) Use equipment and instruments in a manner described in the manufacturer’s instructions which is consistent with the manufacturer’s intended use of the device by the FDA;

(c) Use equipment and instruments that are not prohibited for use in a field of practice by the Agency or the FDA;

(d) Ensure a high-level disinfectant is used in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions to disinfect surfaces where services are performed;

(e) Ensure chemicals are stored in labeled, closed containers;

(f) Ensure that single-use disposable paper products, single-use needles, sterilized jewelry and protective gloves are used for each client. Use of towels and linens are prohibited;

(g) Have unrestricted access or availability to a sink with hot and cold running water, as part of surrounding premises or adjacent to the facility but separate from a restroom;

(h) Ensure lavatories located within the facility are kept clean and in good working order at all times. Air blowers within lavatories can be substituted for disposable hand towels;

(i) Ensure all waste material related to a service in a field of practice be deposited in a covered container following service for each client;

(j) Ensure pets or other animals not be permitted in the business facility. This prohibition does not apply to service animals recognized by the American with Disabilities Act or to fish in aquariums or nonpoisonous reptiles in terrariums;

(k) Ensure all disinfecting solutions or agents be kept at adequate strengths to maintain effectiveness, be free of foreign material and be available for immediate use at all times the facility is open for business;

(l) Ensure all waste or garbage is disposed of in a covered container with a garbage liner;

(m) Ensure all waste which contains blood or other potentially infectious materials be enclosed and secured in a glove or bag then disposed of in a covered container with a garbage liner immediately following the service;

(n) Ensure disposable sharp objects that come in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials be disposed of in a sharps container;

(o) Ensure biohazard labels or red biohazard bags are available on the facility premises;

(p) Adhere to all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Standards;

(q) Ensure that all instruments that come in direct contact with client’s skin are handled using gloves; and

(r) Ensure that all jewelry used for initial piercings is sterilized before use on a client in accordance with OAR 331-900-0125.

(3) A licensee must wear eye goggles, shields or a mask if spattering is possible while providing services.

(4) All substances must be dispensed from containers in a manner to prevent contamination of the unused portion. Single use tubes or containers and applicators shall be discarded following the service.

(5) Cross contaminating from touch or air particulates in any procedure area which comes in direct contact with client is prohibited.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-900-0120

Standards for Client Services for Standard Body Piercing

(1) A licensee must wash hands in accordance with Subsection (2) of this rule as follows:

(a) Prior to donning gloves to set-up of instruments used for conducting body piercing procedures;

(b) Immediately prior to donning gloves to perform a body piercing procedure;

(c) Immediately after removing gloves at the conclusion of performing a body piercing procedure and after removing gloves at the conclusion of procedures performed in the sterilization area;

(d) When leaving the work area;

(e) When coming in contact with blood or other potentially infectious materials;

(f) Before and after performing the following acts not limited to eating, drinking, smoking, applying lip cosmetics or lip balm, handling contact lenses, or using the bathroom; or

(g) When hands are visibly soiled.

(2) Hand washing must include thoroughly washing the hands in warm, running water with liquid soap using friction on all surfaces of the hands and wrists, then rinsing hands and drying hands with a clean, disposable paper towel, or by using an antibacterial hand sanitizer by using friction on all surfaces of the hands and wrists.

(3) A new pair of disposable gloves must be worn during the treatment of each client.

(4) A minimum of one pair of disposable gloves must be used for each of the following stages of the body piercing procedure:

(a) Set-up of instruments used for conducting body piercing procedures and skin preparation of the body piercing procedure area;

(b) The body piercing procedure and post-procedure teardown; or

(c) Cleaning and disinfection of the procedure area after each use or between clients.

(5) Once gloves have been removed, they must be disposed of immediately and hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (2) of this rule must be followed.

(6) Torn or perforated gloves must be removed immediately, and hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (2) of this rule must be followed and gloves changed following hand washing.

(7) Disposable gloves must be removed before leaving the area where body piercing procedures are performed.

(8) When a licensee leaves the body piercing procedure area in the middle of a body piercing procedure, gloves must be removed before leaving the procedure area, hand washing instructions listed in Subsection (2) of this rule must be followed and a new pair of gloves put on when returning to the procedure area.

(9) The use of disposable gloves does not preclude or substitute for hand washing instructions listed in subsection (2) of this rule.

(10) A client’s skin must be thoroughly cleaned with an antiseptic solution.

(11) A licensee is prohibited from wearing jewelry under gloves.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0125

Approved Sterilization Standards for Standard Body Piercing

(1) Needles must be single use, used on one client, then properly disposed of in an approved sharps container defined under OAR 331-900-0000.

(2) All non-sterilized or reusable instruments that come in direct contact with a client's skin or are exposed to blood or other potentially infectious materials must be cleaned and sterilized before use on a client or re-use on another client.

(3) New gloves must be worn during any cleaning or sterilization procedure.

(4) The cleaning and sterilization process listed in subsection (5) of this rule is not required if single-use prepackaged sterilized instruments, obtained from suppliers or manufacturers are used.

(5) Approved cleaning and sterilization process for non-sterilized or reusable instruments includes the following ordered method after each use:

(a) Clean non-sterilized or reusable instruments by manually brushing or swabbing visible foreign matter and rinsing the instruments with warm water and an appropriate detergent solution to remove blood and other potentially infectious materials;

(b) Clean, non-sterilized or reusable instruments, must be rinsed and placed in an ultrasonic cleaner filled with an appropriate ultrasonic solution including but not limited to an enzymatic cleaner. The ultrasonic unit must be used according to the manufacturer’s instructions. The ultrasonic unit must operate at 40 to 60 kilohertz. All hinged instruments (including but not limited to piercing forceps) must be in the open position. The ultrasonic cleaner must remain covered when in use;

(c) Remove non-sterilized or reusable instruments from the ultrasonic unit. All instruments must be rinsed, air dried, and individually packaged in sterilization pouches that include use of a color change indicator strip to assure sufficient temperature during each sterilization cycle, the date the sterilization was performed must be applied to the sterilization pouch; OR

(A) Instruments which are sterilized in an autoclave which the manufacturer does not require packaging instruments use of a color change indicator strip must be used immediately after sterilization process is complete. Storage of sterilized Instruments using this method is prohibited;

(d) Non-sterilized or reusable instruments must be sterilized by using an autoclave sterilizer, steam or chemical, registered and listed with the FDA;

(e) A steam sterilization integrator must be used to monitor the essential conditions of steam sterilization for each autoclaved load or cycle. Results must be recorded in a log book for each sterilization cycle. Each steam sterilization integrator must indicate the date the sterilization cycle took place. Steam sterilization integrators must be kept for a minimum of sixty days; and

(f) After sterilization, the sterilized instruments must be stored in individually packaged sterilization pouches that include a color change indicator strip listed under (5)(c) of this rule and in a dry, disinfected, closed cabinet or other tightly-covered container reserved for the storage of such instruments.

(6) Use of a biological monitoring system (“spore tests”) must be done at least once a month, verified through an independent laboratory, to assure all microorganisms have been destroyed and sterilization achieved.

(7) The ultrasonic unit listed in subsection (5)(c) of this rule must be used, cleaned, and maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and a copy of the manufacturer’s recommended procedures for the operation of the ultrasonic unit must be kept on file at the body art facility.

(8) All sterilization pouches with color change indicator strips listed in subsection (5)(c) of this rule must contain a chemical/temperature and/or humidity sensitive tapes, strips or pellets for monitoring each sterilization cycle.

(9) Sterilization pouches with color change indicator strips listed in subsection (5)(c) of this rule and steam sterilization integrators listed in (5)(e) of this rule must be available at all times for inspection by the Agency.

(10) Biological spore test results listed in subsection (6) of this rule must be immediately available at all times for inspection by the Agency and kept at facility premises for a minimum of two years.

(11) The autoclave listed in subsection (5)(e) must be used, cleaned, and maintained in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions and a copy of the manufacturer’s recommended procedures for the operation of the autoclave must be kept on file at the body art facility.

(12) The expiration date for sterilized instruments is one year from the date of sterilization unless the integrity of the package is compromised.

(13) Sterilized instruments may not be used if the package integrity has been breached, is wet or stained, or the expiration date has exceeded without first meeting the requirements listed in Subsection (5) of this rule.

(14) All sterilized instruments used in body piercing procedures must remain stored in sterile packages and in a dry, disinfected, closed cabinet or other tightly-covered container reserved for the storage of such instruments until just prior to the performance of a body piercing procedure.

(15) If a biological spore test listed in subsection (6) of this rule, result is positive, a licensee must discontinue the use of that sterilizer (autoclave) until it has been serviced and a negative spore test has been recorded before putting that sterilizer back into service. Until a negative spore test has been received, the licensee must:

(a) Use an alternative sterilizer (autoclave);

(b) Use only sterilized instruments that have a sterilization date on or before the date before the last negative spore test was recorded; or

(c) Use only single use instruments.

(16) Following a negative spore test instruments which were sterilized following the receipt of the negative spore test must be repackaged and sterilized pursuant to subsection (5) of this rule, before use.

(17) Following a negative spore test the licensee or facility must contact all clients in writing who may have received services prior to receiving the negative spore test results.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-900-0130

Client Records and Information for Standard Body Piercing

(1) A licensee is responsible for maintaining and keeping copies of all client records. If client records are maintained by the facility the facility owner must provide the licensee with copies of those client records upon request. The record must include the following for each client:

(a) Name, address, telephone number and date of birth of client;

(b) Date of each service, procedure location on the body and type of service performed on client;

(c) Name and license number of the licensee providing service;

(d) Special instructions or notations relating to the client's medical or skin conditions including but not limited to diabetes, cold sores and fever blisters, psoriasis or eczema, pregnancy or breast-feeding/nursing;

(e) Complete list of the client’s sensitivities to medicines or topical solutions;

(f) History of the client's bleeding disorders;

(g) Type of jewelry;

(h) Description of complications during procedure(s);

(i) Signature from the client that they have received the following information in writing and verbally:

(A) All information related to the body piercing service including possible reactions, side effects and potential complications of the service and consent to obtaining the body piercing service;

(B) Information listed in OAR 331-900-0110 regarding informed consent for certain standard body piercing procedures;

(C) After care instructions including care following service, possible side effects and complications and restrictions; and

(j) The licensee must obtain proof of age or consent consisting of one of the following:

(A) If the client is of over 18, a copy of a government issued photographic identification. A copy of the government issued photographic identification must be included in the client record; or

(B) If the client is a minor written parental or legal guardian consent is required. The written parental or legal guardian consent must be submitted to the licensee by the parent or legal guardian prior to piercing the minor. The consenting parent or legal guardian must be 18 years of age and present government issued photographic identification at time of written consent. A copy of the government issued photographic identification must be included in the client record: or

(C) If the client is an emancipated minor, copies of legal court documents proving emancipation and government issued photographic identification is required.

(2) A licensee may obtain advice from physicians regarding medical Information needed to safeguard client and licensee. Advice from the physician must be documented in the client record.

(3) For the purpose of (1) and (2) of this rule records must be maintained at facility premises for a minimum of three years and must be made immediately available to the agency upon request.

(4) Client records must be typed or printed in a legible format. Client records, which are not readable by the Agency, will be treated as incomplete.

Stat. Auth: ORS 345, 676.607, 676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.370, 690.385, 690.390, 690, 405, 690.407, 690.410 & 690.415
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607, 676.608, 676.612, 676.615, 676.625, 690.350, 690.360, 690.365, 690.370, 690.380, 390.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 2011 OL Ch. 346 § 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

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