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HEALTH LICENSING OFFICE

 

DIVISION 905

SPECIALITY BODY PIERCING

331-905-0000

Specialty 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.

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

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

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

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

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

(11) “Official transcript” means:

(a) An original document authorized by the appropriate office in the Oregon Department of Education and certified by an educational institution indicating applicant identity information, field of practice(s) enrolled under, specific hour requirements for each field of practice if applicable, final practical examination scores for each field of practice, 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;

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

(13) "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.

(14) “Specialty level one genital piercing” includes the following:

(a) Male genital piercings including the scrotum, frenum, foreskin, or the perineum behind the scrotum, and the piercing of the penis through the urethra, perineum behind the scrotum (Guiche) and exiting on the underside of the penis (called a “Prince Albert”); and

(b) Female genital piercing including the labia majora, labia minors, piercings of the clitoral hood, and perineum between the vagina and the anus (fourchette).

(15) “Specialty level two genital piercing” includes the following:

(a) Male genital piercings including: a vertical piercing through the glans of the penis (called an “apadravya”), horizontal piercing through the glans of the penis (called an “ampallang”), a piercing through the corona or ridge of the glans of the penis (called a “dydoe”), a piercing of the penis entering through the urethra and exiting on the upper side of the penis (called a “reverse Prince Albert”); and

(b) Female genital piercings including the clitoris, a piercing in which jewelry is inserted below the hood behind the clitoris (called a “triangle”), and a piercing of the vagina through the urethra and exiting on the upper side of the vagina (called a “Princess Albertina”).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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 6-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-28-13; HLA 11-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

331-905-0005

Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Education or Training

Beginning on January 1, 2013, all education curriculum or training for specialty level one genital piercing must meet requirements set forth by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency prior to beginning training or education.

(1) Education Requirements for Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Student: An individual must obtain a standard body piercing license prior to beginning education for specialty level one genital piercing. The specialty level one genital piercing career school course of study must include 36 hours of practical education and a minimum of 36 practical operations.

(2) The 36 practical operations required must include:

(a) 6 practical operations observed by the student which must include a minimum of 3 female genital piercings and a minimum of 3 male genital piercings. Out of the 6 practical operations the student must observe at least 4 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (3) of this rule;

(b) 10 practical operations in which the student participated which must include a minimum of 3 female genital piercings and a minimum of 3 male genital piercings. Out of the 10 practical operations the student must participate in at least 4 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (3) of this rule; and

(c) 20 practical operations performed by the student under direct supervision, but without assistance which must include a minimum of 6 female genital piercings and a minimum of 6 male genital piercings. Out of the 20 practical operations the student must perform at least 4 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (3) of this rule.

(3) The 36 piercings included in the practical training must include at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in Subsection (a) through (i) below of this rule:

(a) Scrotum;

(b) Frenum;

(c) Foreskin;

(d) Perineum behind the scrotum (Guiche);

(e) Piercing of the penis through the urethra and exiting on the underside of the penis (Prince Albert);

(f) Labia majora;

(g) Labia minora;

(h) Piercing of the perineum between the vagina and the anus (fourchette); and

(i) Piercing of the clitoral hood.

(4) Education must be conducted by a Department of Education, Private Career School licensed instructor who holds an active specialty level one genital piercing license.

(5) 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.

(6) Supervised Training Requirements for Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee: An individual must obtain a standard body piercing license prior to beginning training for specialty level one genital piercing. The specialty level one genital piercing training program must include 46 36 hours of practical training and a minimum of 36 practical operations.

(7) The 36 practical operations required must include:

(a) 6 practical operations observed by the trainee which must include a minimum of 3 female genital piercings and a minimum of 3 male genital piercings. Out of the 6 practical operations the trainee must observe at least 4 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (8) of this rule;

(b) 10 practical operations in which the trainee participated which must include a minimum of 3 female genital piercings and a minimum of 3 male genital piercings. Out of the 10 practical operations the trainee must participate in at least 4 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (8) of this rule; and

(c) 20 practical operations performed by the trainee under direct supervision, but without assistance which must include a minimum of 3 female genital piercings and a minimum of 3 male genital piercings. Out of the 20 practical operations the trainee must perform at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (8) of this rule.

(8) The 36 piercings included in the practical training must include at least 3 different piercing procedures listed below in subsection (a) through (i) below of this rule:

(a) Scrotum;

(b) Frenum;

(c) Foreskin;

(d) Perineum behind the scrotum (Guiche);

(e) Piercing of the penis through the urethra and exiting on the underside of the penis (Prince Albert);

(f) Labia majora;

(g) Labia minora;

(h) Piercing of the perineum between the vagina and the anus (fourchette); and

(i) Piercing of the clitoral hood.

(9) Training must be completed in no less than two months from the date the Agency issues a specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee license.

(10) A supervisor must provide direct supervision of practical training on a one-to-one trainee to trainer ratio for trainees performing practical training while the trainee is working on the general public.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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 6-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-28-13; HLA 11-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

331-905-0010

Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Education or Training

Beginning on January 1, 2013, all education curriculum or training for specialty level two genital piercing must meet requirements set forth by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency prior to beginning training or education.

(1) Education Requirements for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Student: An individual must obtain a standard body and specialty level one genital piercing license prior to beginning education for specialty level two genital piercing. The specialty level two genital piercing career school course of study must include 26 hours of practical education and a minimum of 26 practical operations. (2) The 26 practical operations required must include:

(a) 6 practical operations observed by the student. Out of the 6 practical operations the student must observe at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (5) (3) of this rule;

(b) 10 practical operations in which the student participated. Out of the 10 practical operations the student must participate in at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (3) of this rule; and

(c) 10 practical operations performed by the student under direct supervision, but without assistance. Out of the 10 practical operations the student must perform at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (3) of this rule.

(3) The 26 piercings included in the practical training must include at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in Subsection (a) through (h) of this rule:

(a) Piercing of the penis entering through the urethra and exiting on the upper side of the penis (reverse Prince Albert);

(b) Piercing through the corona or ridge of the glans of the penis (dydoe);

(c) Horizontal piercing through the glans of the penis (ampallang);

(d) Vertical piercing through the glans of the penis (apadravya);

(e) Clitoris;

(f) Piercing in which jewelry is inserted below the hood behind the clitoris (triangle);

(g) Any piercing of the female genitals through the urethra; and

(h) Any other genital piercings not listed in specialty level one genital piercing.

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

(5) Education must be conducted by a Department of Education, Private Career School licensed instructor who holds an active specialty level two genital piercing license.

(6) 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.

(7) Supervised Training Requirements for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee: An individual must obtain a standard body and specialty level one genital piercing license prior to beginning training for specialty level two genital piercing. The specialty level two genital piercing training program must include 26 hours of practical training and a minimum of 26 practical operations. The training must include a minimum of

(8) The 26 practical operations required must include:

(a) 6 practical operations observed by the trainee. Out of the 6 practical operations the trainee must observe at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (9) of this rule;

(b) 10 practical operations in which the trainee participated. Out of the 10 practical operations the trainee must participate in at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (9) of this rule; and

(c) 10 practical operations performed by the trainee under direct supervision, but without assistance. Out of the 10 practical operations the trainee must perform at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in subsection (9) of this rule.

(9) The 26 piercings included in the practical training must include at least three different piercing procedures listed in Subsection (a) through (h) of this rule:

(a) Piercing of the penis entering through the urethra and exiting on the upper side of the penis (reverse Prince Albert);

(b) Piercing through the corona or ridge of the glans of the penis (dydoe);

(c) Horizontal piercing through the glans of the penis (ampallang);

(d) Vertical piercing through the glans of the penis (apadravya);

(e) Clitoris;

(f) Piercing in which jewelry is inserted below the hood behind the clitoris (triangle);

(g) Any piercing of the female genitals through the urethra; and

(h) Any other genital piercings not listed in specialty level one genital piercing.

(10) Training must be completed in no less than 2 months from the date the Agency issues a specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee license.

(11) A supervisor must provide direct supervision of practical training on a one-to-one trainee to trainer ratio for trainees performing practical training while the trainee is working on the general public.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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 6-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-28-13; HLA 11-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

331-905-0011

Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Trainee

(1) A specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee license is valid for one year, and may not be renewed.

(2) A specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee license holder may perform services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(14).

(3) A specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee license holder, licensed under ORS 690.365, may provide specialty level one genital piercing services under the direct supervision of an Agency approved supervisor pursuant OAR 331-905-0052 and 331-905-0055.

(4) Supervisors of a specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee must adhere to OAR 331-905-0055.

(5) A specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: 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

331-905-0012

Application Requirements for Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee License

An individual applying for a Specialty Level One Genital 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;

(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;

(7) Submit proof of having a current standard body piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action; and

(8) Pay applicable licensing fees.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415
Stats. Implemented: 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

331-905-0013

Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee

(1) A specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee license is valid for one year, and may not be renewed.

(2) A specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee license holder may perform services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(15).

(3) A specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee license holder, licensed under ORS 690.365, may provide specialty level two genital piercing services under the direct supervision of an Agency approved supervisor pursuant OAR 331-905-0058 and 331-905-0060.

(4) Supervisors of a specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee must adhere to OAR 331-905-0060.

(5) A specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; 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

331-905-0014

Application Requirements for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee License

An individual applying for a Specialty Level Two Genital 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;

(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;

(7) Submit proof of having a current specialty level one genital piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action; and

(8) Pay applicable licensing fees.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415
Hist.: 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

331-905-0015

Specialty Level One Genital Piercing License Issued to a Body Piercer Licensed Prior to January 1, 2012

(1) A specialty level one genital piercing license holder may perform standard body piercing services defined under OAR 331-900-0000(16).

(2) A specialty level one genital piercing license holder may perform specialty level one services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(14).

(3) A specialty level one genital piercing license is valid for one year and becomes inactive on the last day of the month one year from the date of issuance.

(4) A specialty level one genital piercing license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 Division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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

331-905-0020

Application Requirements for Specialty Level One Genital Piercer Licensed as Body Piercer Prior to January 1, 2012

(1) An individual applying for licensure who obtained an Oregon body piercing license before January 1, 2012, to qualify for a specialty level one genital piercing license, that individual 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;

(g) Submit proof of having a current standard body piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action;

(h) Submit copies of client records demonstrating proof of having successfully performed a minimum of 36 specialty level one genital piercings listed in OAR 331-905-0005(3). The 36 specialty level one genital piercings must have been performed before January 1, 2012, if done in Oregon. Client records must demonstrate proof of having performed at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in 331-905-0005(3). Each client record submitted must clearly identify the type of genital piercing procedure by labeling each record with the same descriptive language listed in 331-905-0005(3); and

(i) Pay all licensing fees.

(2) Experience claimed under subsections (1)(g) and (1)(h) of this rule is subject to independent verification by the Agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-905-0025

Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing License Issued to a Body Piercer Licensed Prior to January 1, 2012

(1) A specialty level two genital piercing license holder may perform standard body piercing services defined under OAR 331-900-0000(16).

(2) A specialty level two genital piercing license holder may perform specialty level one services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(14).

(3) A specialty level two genital piercing license holder may perform specialty level two services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(15).

(4) A specialty level two genital piercing license is valid for one year and becomes inactive on the last day of the month one year from the date of issuance.

(5) A specialty level two genital piercing license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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

331-905-0030

Application Requirements for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercer Licensed as a Body Piercer Prior to January 1, 2012

(1) An individual applying for licensure who obtained an Oregon body piercing license before January 1, 2012, to qualify for a specialty level two genital piercing license, that individual 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;

(g) Submit proof of having a current specialty level one genital piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action;

(h) Submit copies of client records demonstrating proof of having successfully performed a minimum of 26 specialty level two genital piercings listed in OAR 331-905-0010(3). The 26 specialty level two genital piercings must have been performed before January 1, 2012, if done in Oregon. Client records must demonstrate proof of having performed at least 3 different piercing procedures listed in OAR 331-905-0010(3). Each client record submitted must clearly identify the type of genital piercing procedure by labeling each record with the same descriptive language listed in OAR 331-905-0010(3); and

(i) Pay all licensing fees.

(2) Experience claimed under subsections (1)(g) and (1)(h) of this rule is subject to independent verification by the Agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415 & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 3-2012(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-1-12 thru 6-25-12; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-905-0035

Specialty Level One Genital Piercing License

(1) A specialty level one genital piercing license holder may perform standard body piercing services defined under OAR 331-900-0000(16).

(2) A specialty level one genital piercing license holder may perform specialty level one services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(14).

(3) A specialty level one genital piercing license is valid for one year and becomes inactive on the last day of the month one year from the date of issuance.

(4) A specialty level one genital license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 Division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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

331-905-0040

Application Requirements for Specialty Level One Genital Piercing License

(1) An individual applying for licensure to practice specialty level one genital 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 — Graduate from an Oregon Licensed Career School for Specialty Level One Genital Piercing must:

(a) Submit official transcript from a specialty level one genital piercing career school under ORS 345 showing proof of completion of required specialty level one genital piercing curriculum as approved by the Agency under OAR 331-905-0005 (1) through (5);

(b) If applicable, pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of the Agency approved standard body piercing written examinations in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3). Completion of the written examination is not required if the applicant has passed the examinations listed under OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3) within two years before the date of application; and

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

(3) License Pathway 2 — Qualification through Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee License:

(a) Submit documentation approved by the Agency showing proof of having completed required specialty level one genital training listed under OAR 331-905-0005 (6) through (10), and verified by a supervisor approved under OAR 331-905-0055, on a form prescribed by the Agency;

(b) If applicable, pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of the Agency approved standard body piercing written examinations in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3). Completion of the written examination is not required if the applicant has passed the examinations listed under OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3) within two years before the date of application; and

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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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 6-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-28-13; HLA 11-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

331-905-0045

Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing License

(1) A specialty level two genital piercing license may perform standard body piercings services defined under OAR 331-900-0000(16).

(2) A specialty level two genital piercing license may perform specialty level one services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(14).

(3) A specialty level two genital piercing license may perform specialty level two services defined under OAR 331-905-0000(15).

(4) A specialty level two genital piercing license is valid for one year and becomes inactive on the last day of the month one year from the date of issuance.

(5) A specialty level two genital license holder must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 Division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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

331-905-0050

Application Requirements for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing License

(1) An individual applying for licensure to practice specialty level two genital 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 — Graduate from an Oregon Licensed Career School for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing:

(a) Submit official transcript from a specialty level two genital piercing career school under ORS 345 and showing proof of completion of required specialty level two genital piercing curriculum as approved by the Agency under OAR 331-905-0010 (1) through (6);

(b) If applicable, Pay pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of the Agency approved standard body piercing written examinations in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3). Completion of the written examination is not required if the applicant has passed the examinations listed under OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3) within two years before the date of application; and

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

(3) License Pathway 2 — Qualification through Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Temporary Trainee License:

(a) Submit documentation approved by the Agency showing proof of having completed required specialty level two genital training listed under OAR 331-905-0010 (7) through (11), verified by a supervisor approved under OAR 331-905-0060 on a form prescribed by the Agency;

(b) If applicable, pay examination fees;

(c) Submit passing score of the Agency approved standard body piercing written examinations in accordance with OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3). Completion of the written examination is not required if the applicant has passed the examinations listed under OAR 331-900-0060 (2) and (3) within two years before the date of application; and

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

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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 6-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-28-13; HLA 11-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

331-905-0052

Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Supervisor

(1) An approved supervisor may supervise one specialty level one genital piercing trainee per shift.

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

(3) Supervisors must document work done by the specialty level one genital piercing 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 specialty level one genital piercing 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 specialty level one genital piercing trainees.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 15-2013, f. 12-30-13, cert. ef. 1-1-14

331-905-0055

Requirements for Specialty Level One Genital Piercing Supervisor

(1) To be an approved supervisor for a specialty level one genital piercing temporary trainee an individual must:

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

(b) Submit proof of having a specialty level one genital piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action;

(c) 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;

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

(e) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider.

(2) A specialty level one genital piercing supervisor must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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

331-905-0058

Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Supervisor

(1) An approved supervisor may supervise one specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee per shift.

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

(3) Supervisors must document work done by the specialty level two genital 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 specialty level two genital 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 specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainees.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 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

331-905-0060

Requirements for Specialty Level Two Genital Piercing Supervisor

(1) To be an approved supervisor for a specialty level two genital piercing temporary trainee an individual must:

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

(b) Submit proof of having a specialty level one genital piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action;

(c) Submit proof of having a specialty level two genital piercing license which is active with no current or pending disciplinary action;

(d) 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;

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

(f) Submit proof of current blood borne pathogens training from an Agency approved provider.

(2) A specialty level two genital piercing supervisor must adhere to all standards within OAR 331-905-0090, 331-905-0095, 331-905-0100, 331-905-0105, 331-905-110, 331-905-0115, 331-905-0120 and all applicable rules listed in OAR 331 Division 925.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 14-2011(Temp), f. 12-30-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12 thru 6-25-12; 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

331-905-0075

General Specialty 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 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-905-0080

Written Examination Retake Requirements

Individuals failing the written examination must meet the requirements listed under OAR 331-900-0070 before taking the examination a subsequent time.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLA 6-2013(Temp), f. 3-20-13, cert. ef. 4-1-13 thru 9-28-13; HLA 11-2013, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-13

331-905-0085

Renewal of a Specialty Level One Genital or Specialty Level Two Genital 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, specialty level one genital or specialty level two genital 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.

NOTE: A licensee is not required to renew the standard body piercing license if renewing a specialty level one genital or specialty level two genital piercing license.

NOTE: A licensee is not required to renew the specialty level one genital license if renewing the specialty level two genital piercing license.

(3) INACTIVE LICENSE RENEWAL: A specialty level one genital or specialty level two genital 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 specialty level one genital or specialty level two genital 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 331-905-0040 or 331-905-0050.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-905-0090

Specialty Body Piercing Practice Standards and Prohibitions

(1) Piercing is prohibited:

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

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

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

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

(e) On a person with sunburn or other skin diseases or disorders of the skin such as open lesions, rashes, wounds, or 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 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-905-0095

General Standards for Specialty 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; and

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

(3) A 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. 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 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 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

331-905-0100

Standards for Client Services for Specialty 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; and

(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; and

(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 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-905-0105

Approved Sterilization for Specialty Body Piercing

(1) Needles must be single use, used on one client, then properly disposed of in an approved sharps container defined under OAR 331-905-0000.

(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 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; 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)(b) 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. Steam sterilization integrators must be kept for a minimum of sixty days.

(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)(d) 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 art procedure.

(15) If a spore test result listed in subsection (6) of this rule, 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 pursuant to subsection (6) of this rule, 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 to pursuant to subsection (6) of this rule 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 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-905-0110

Client Records and Information for Specialty 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 331-905-0065 regarding informed consent for specialty body piercing procedures;and

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

(l) 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 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 22 & 35
Hist.: HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13

331-905-0115

Informed Consent for Specialty Body Piercing Procedures

(1) A specialty level one genital piercer must provide information prescribed by the Agency to the client, regarding specialty level one genital piercings.

(2) A specialty level two genital piercer must provide information prescribed by the Agency to the client, regarding specialty level two genital piercings.

(3) Informed consent documents for certain body piercing procedures listed in Subsection (1) and (2) of this rule is published on the Agency’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/OHLA/BAP/forms.shtml.

(4) A specialty level one genital piercer must disclose to each client receiving a specialty level one genital piercing the number of specific specialty level one genital piercings which the piercer has completed on clients and which the piercer can verify on a form prescribed by the Agency.

(5) A specialty level two genital piercer must disclose to each client receiving a specialty level two genital piercing the number of specific specialty level two genital piercings which the piercer has completed on clients and which the piercer can verify on a form prescribed by the Agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats. Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 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

331-905-0120

Initial Jewelry for Specialty Genital Piercing Services

(1) All specialty genital piercers must meet the following jewelry 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;

(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 for initial piercings must be sterilized before use on each client in accordance with OAR 331-905-0105.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, & 345
Stats Implemented: ORS 676.607,676.615, 676.625, 690.365, 690.371, 690.385, 690.390, 690.405, 690.407, 690.410, 690.415, OL 2011, Ch. 346, Sec. 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

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