In order to become a tattoo technician in Bridgeport, Connecticut several qualifications must be met. First, the tattoo technician must be at least of the age of eighteen. They must also successfully complete a federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration compliance course, and obtain a first aid certification via the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross. In addition, they must complete 2,000 hours of practical training under the supervision of a licensed tattoo technician or verification of continual practice for five continuous years prior to 2015.
When Your License is at Risk
After completion of the listed requirements, potential candidates can apply with the Department of Public Health for their license. The Department of Public Health reserves the right to issue as well as revoke tattoo technician licenses. Licenses may be revoked if the technician in question is found to:
Fraudulently acquire a license through misrepresentation. In this case, the technician that is operating under a fraudulent license as well as the providing technician can have their license revoked.
Operate under mental or emotional illnesses. Any individual that is experiencing issues regarding mental or emotional well-being are required to obtain sufficient help before continuing to practice as a tattoo technician.
Provide services to an underaged customer. All services provided to an individual under the age of eighteen requires the consent of the parent/guardian.
When You Need a Defense – Call a License Defense Lawyer
The occupation of a tattoo technician allows individuals to express themselves as well as help others express themselves in a unique and meaningful way. Any tattoo technician that is facing the possibility of a revoked license is encouraged to contact Dennis Mancini, a Bridgeport tattoo license defense attorney.