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Body Artists and Body Art Facilities

Applications, Requirements and Fees

Applications:

Body Artist
Body Art Facility

 
Please review the application instructions carefully as they provide additional information relating to the requirements to obtain a license.

 

Body Artist:
  1. Be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Have a high school diploma or General Education Development Certificate (GED); and
  3. Have completed at least 4 hours of training within 3 years immediately prior to making application for a license as a body artist. Such training must include:
      • At least 2 hours of Bloodborne Pathogens (disease) training, which includes sanitation, infection control and sterilization.  An examination is required as a condition of training completion.
      • A basic first aid class which teaches participants how to:
          • Recognize emergency situations
          • Check the scene and call for help
          • Avoid bloodborne pathogen exposure
          • Care for wounds
          • Manage sudden illnesses; and
          • Minimize shock

      The training may be obtained through any of the following:

      • Nationally accredited organization;
      • Local government sponsored;
      • Hospital sponsored;
      • College sponsored;
      • OSHA (Occupation and Safety Hazards Act) sponsored; or
      • Red Cross

Body Art Facility:
Complete and submit the application and self-inspection report.

NOTE:  Several cities/counties in Nebraska also require licensure in order to practice or operate a business. Be sure to check with your local offices.
 
 

 

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