Standard Practices and Safety Measures at Ink Different Tattoo School
Here are our standard practices and safety measures:
Routine cleaning, decontaminating, disinfecting We have protocols in place for regular routine shop cleaning, decontaminating, and disinfecting of work surfaces and public areas.
Handwashing, single-use paper towels and gloves Staff use a dedicated handwashing sink, hands-free soap, single-use paper towels, and sterile single-use protective gloves.
Single-use, sterilized equipment and work area protection Tattooists use single-use, sterilized equipment including single-use protective plastic sheets over work areas.
PPE in use: face masks, eye protection, aprons, and gloves Personal protective equipment, including face masks, eye protection, single-use aprons, and single-use gloves, are worn for setting up, cleaning and during procedures.
Limited appointments and 6’ distancing maintained in the studio Appointments are limited and private work spaces are protected and spaced more than 6 feet apart
Clients wear PPE and temperate taken Clients are provided with single-use medical grade facemasks for use during their appointment. And all clients and artists entering the studio will have their temperature taken with a non-contact infrared thermometer.
State licensed, certified to handle bloodborne pathogens, following CDC guidelines And as always, our studios and artists are licensed by state requirements. Also, our artists are trained and certified on a yearly basis to handle bloodborne pathogens. And we follow the most aggressive CDC guidelines to keep you safe.
What to Look for in a Tattoo Studio to Ensure Your Safety
Even if you decide to get a tattoo somewhere else, be sure they follow the same rigorous standards as Ink Different Tattoo School. Here are the questions you can ask about a tattoo shop’s standard practices and procedures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep you safe:
What is the protocol for routine cleaning, decontaminating, and disinfecting?
Is there a dedicated handwashing sink that artists use regularly?
Do artists use single-use, sterilized equipment and protect their work spaces?
Is PPE (personal protective equipment) in use for everyone in the shop?
Is the 6 feet social distancing range maintained with ample signage? Are appointments limited and work spaces private?
Are you and other clients required to wear PPE? Are any measures taken to confirm that everyone allowed in the tattoo parlor is free from COVID-19 symptoms?
Is the tattoo shop and its artists properly licensed?
When you get positive answers to all these questions, you will know that your health and safety is being taken seriously and you can have a safe tattoo experience.