Or. Admin. R. 331-905-0090 - Specialty Body Piercing Practice Standards and Prohibitions

(1) Piercing is prohibited:
(a) On the genital or nipple of a person younger than 18 regardless of parental consent;
(b) On testes, deep shaft (corpus cavernosa), uvula, eyelids, and sub-clavicle; horizontal tongue piercings also are prohibited;
(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 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) A specialty body piercing licensee is prohibited from using an earlobe piercing gun unless a license for earlobe piercing is obtained.
(3) The Office adopts the Association of Professional Piercers 2013 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/ [File Link Not Available]


Or. Admin. R. 331-905-0090
HLA 10-2012, f. & cert. ef. 6-25-12; HLA 1-2013, f. & cert. ef. 1-16-13; HLO 1-2018, amend filed 01/04/2018, effective 1/4/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: 676.615, 690.390 & 690.405

Statutes/Other Implemented: 690.390 & 690.405

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