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Once a sterilised item has come in contact with something that is not sterile, it also becomes unsterile. Protecting your health Simple things you can do to protect your health and the health of others. If you are an operator providing any of these services, you need to be aware of the potential health risks and the importance of following correct infection control guidelines. Related links Operating a skin penetration establishment Guide for cleaning and disinfecting equipment for the body art, beauty and nail industries Using ear and nose piercing guns Advice for beauty therapists. Ultraviolet UV cabinets do not sterilise and due to the risks associated with using them, they are not recommended for use. Laws help prevent the spread of infections, including: In Western Australia it is illegal to tattoo or brand a person under the age of 18, unless they have the written permission of their parent or guardian. All equipment must be cleaned between uses and before any sterilisation process occurs. Notification form to notify the local council of existence of premises where skin penetration is performed.