Council Inspections

Council conducts annual inspections of all hairdressers, beauty salons, nail salons and skin penetration premises to ensure they are meeting their legislated requirements.

This inspection will involve the assessment of:

  • cleanliness of premises
  • fit-out and construction of premises
  • provision of facilities and equipment for cleaning, sterilising, hand washing, and storage
  • waste storage and disposal including sharps and contaminated waste
  • current procedures
  • hygiene standards and practices including cleaning, disinfecting and sanitising of equipment
  • records for waste disposal and autoclave if required.

Council uses a standardised checklist during routine inspections.

Council charges the proprietor of the business an inspection fee in accordance with its fees and charges.