Alberta Health Services

Provincial Health Services - Environmental Public Health - Personal Services


Description
Prevents illness and infection from spreading when people have personal services like tattoos, piercings, massage, or esthetic services (e.g., manicures, pedicures, facials, hair styling).

Prevents illness and infection from spreading by:

  • reviewing plans for new businesses
  • approving facilities before they open
  • doing inspections to make sure practices followed are safe and facilities are maintained as regulation requires
  • investigating any complaints from clients.

The requirements of the Personal Services Regulation and its related Health Standards and Guidelines apply to services which offer:

  • barbering
  • body and ear piercing (using guns or needles)
  • body wraps
  • branding
  • chemical hair colouring, straightening and curling
  • chemical peels
  • cosmetic cryotherapy
  • cryolipolysis (cool sculpting)
  • dermal jewelry anchoring
  • dermal filler injection
  • dermal rolling
  • earlobe stretching
  • electrolysis
  • esthetic cupping
  • eyebrow threading
  • face and body painting
  • facial and body waxing
  • facials
  • hair extension
  • haircutting and hairstyling
  • henna
  • lash and brow tinting
  • lash extension
  • laser and cosmetic tattoo removal
  • laser hair re-growth and restoration
  • laser hair removal
  • manicure
  • microblading
  • microderm abrasion
  • mud treatments
  • neuromodulator injection (botox)
  • pedicure
  • permanent make-up
  • scarification
  • shaving
  • skin exfoliation
  • spray tanning
  • tattooing
  • teeth whitening
  • tooth decoration
  • ultraviolet (UV) tanning (tanning beds)
  • vaginal rejuvenation

For more information visit the Environmental Public Health website.

Key Provider: environmental health officers, public health inspectors
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: By AppointmentReferral Process: No

Waiting Period: N/A,
Telephone
403-562-5030(Call for inspector availability)
Fax
403-562-7379
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: No -
Last Updated On
May 12, 2011
Address
12501 20 Avenue
Blairmore, AB, T0K 0E0
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM