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Tattoo hygiene rating scheme

​​​​​Tattoo Hygiene Rating SchemeThe  tattoo hygiene rating scheme has been launched across Greater Manchester and all registered tattoo studios are encouraged to join. The scheme is FREE and aims to drive up hygiene standards and the adoption of best practice across the country.

After an inspection, your studio will be awarded a rating of 1-4 which will apply for a minimum of 3 months. The ratings are:

  1. Improvement needed.
  2. Satisfactory.
  3. Good.
  4. Very good.
You'll receive a certificate to display your hygiene rating to your customers. Window stickers can be ordered from the Chartered Institute of Environmental He​alth Cymru Wales Region website

Join the tattoo hygiene rating scheme

Complete the application form and return it to us, we'll then arrange a suitable time to inspect your ​​premises. 

Join the tattoo hygiene rating schem​e (233kb d​​​oc)

Request a re-rating

After 3 months from the date of the original inspection, you can apply for a re-rating. If you can evidence that you have achieved the required criteria for a higher rating. Please note that ratings can go down, depending on the findings at the time of the inspection.

​Request a hygiene re-rating (231kb ​doc)

 

Contact

0300 303 8871

Public Protection Service
Business Engagement & Compliance Team
Number One Riverside
Smith Street
Rochdale OL16 1XU