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Tattooing safety

Think Before You Ink

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Think Before You Ink aims to raise awareness of the:

  • Public health risks of illegal tattooing
  • Legal requirements for tattoo artists and their premises to be registered with St Helens Borough Council
  • Minimum age for a person to be tattooed

We also have strict reporting procedures in place for the following:

  • A tattoo being done in unregistered premises / in someone's home
  • A tattoo that has become infected
  • Someone under 18 who has been tattooed

To report any of the above, please contact us immediately by email or write to us, with all the details and how we can contact you should we need further information, at:

Environmental Health
Regulatory Services
PO Box 512 
St Helens
WA10 9JX