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In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

 
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Body piercer

Description

These professionals make perforations to any part of the body, with the aim of then inserting a metal object or objects of different materials, normally for decorative purposes. This job is now also done by aesthetics professionals, with complementary suitable training. It is also done by nurses and healthcare laboratory technicians.

Tasks

  • Welcome and assist customers, lending advice regarding the insertion of the piercing, possible locations, types of jewels, etc. Must inform customers of the risks involved: allergies, scarring problems, etc., and the aseptic measures to be applied in order to prevent these.
  • Once all aspects of the technique have been discussed, prepare and sterilise all the materials and instruments to be used, including the appropriately selected jewel.
  • Observe the anatomy of the client, select a safe location on the body and proceed to cleaning and disinfecting the area.
  • To prevent pain, either anaesthetise or freeze the area to be pierced.
  • Mark the points of entry and exit of the needle. Holding the skin in place with clamps, proceed to piercing and insert the jewel. If necessary, cover and treat the pierced area.
  • Carry out the treatment and follow-up work.
  • Provide hygienic maintenance guidelines.
  • Dispose of used disposable materials according to health and safety regulations.
  • The body piercer tends to be the one in charge of the establishment. He/she is in charge of sales, ordering supplies, etc.

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