The Cambridge Public Health Department enforces regulations governing the practice of body art in the city. The purpose of the regulations is to ensure that body art practitioners meet and maintain minimum standards of competence and conduct. The regulations also provide minimum health and safety requirements for body art establishments.
The Cambridge Public Health Department requires all body art practitioners and establishments to be licensed prior to offering their services to the public. Licenses are issued and renewed annually.
These websites provide additional information on safety practices, first aid, blood-borne pathogen, CPR classes, and commercial building inspections.
- Association of Professional Piercers
- The American Red Cross of Massachusetts
- American Heart Association
- Cambridge Inspectional Services Department
Updated: March 8, 2022