Florida Bloodborne Pathogens Certification
- All artists attending the Expo are REQUIRED to obtain a Tattoo License from the state of Florida – Even if you have a license in another state, you still need to get a new one for Florida. If you have a license in your state you can apply for guest artists just make sure your Bloodborne certificates say.
- Bloodborne Pathogens & Communicable Diseases for Florida Tattoo Artists If your state does not require a tattoo license for each artist you would have to apply for a yearly license.
- Florida requires all artist take an approved Bloodborne Pathogens course.
- After you complete the BBP course, you need to submit your certificate along with your tattoo application.
INK MANIA EXPO
LaToya Backus, MPH
Environmental Supervisor II
Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County
Division of Disease Control and Health Protection
8751 Ulmerton Road, Suite 2000, Largo, FL 33771
Main Office Phone: (727) 538-7277
Direct Phone: (727) 275-6455
Fax: (727) 538-7293