bgs final report_tattoo industry (2007)

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Unformatted text preview: c Policy (11th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER) Clinic Staff. (2007, August 17). Tattoos and piercings: What to know beforehand. Retrieved from http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/tattoos-andpiercings/MC00020 Ministry of Health, Singapore. (2005, September 13). Check Hygiene Practice of Salons. Message posted to http://www.moh.gov.sg/mohcorp/mediaforums.aspx?id =4620 Ministry of Health, Singapore. Retrieved from http://www.moh.gov.sg/mohcorp/default.aspx Narayanan, S. (2004, March 2). Yes, I’ve got a tattoo, but please don’t tell my boss. The Electric New Paper. Retrieved from http://newpaper.asia1.com.sg/printfriendly/0,4139,531 22,00.html Office of the Governor, Illinois. (2006, July 21). Governor Blagojevich signs new regulations to make tattoo and body piercing establishments safer. Retrieved from http://www.illinois.gov/PressReleases/ShowPressRele ase.cfm?RecNum=5100&SubjectID=5 Sawyer, S. (2007). Body Piercing and Tattooing: The Hidden Dangers of Body Art. New York: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc. Singapore Press Holdings Ltd. Co. (2005, May 23). The devil is in the ink. The Electric New Paper. Retrieved from http://newpaper.asia1.com.sg/printfriendly/0,4139,887 29,00.html Singapore Statutes Online. Retrieved from http://statutes.agc.gov.sg Tattoo Laws in the United States. Retrieved from http://www.tattoodesign.com/tattoo_laws/united_state s.php The National Blood Service. Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved from http://blood.co.uk/pages/b10faq.html Annex A: Interviews conducted with 3 Case Study Firms for “Organisational” Aspect of Ethical Test Appendix A1: Interview with Mr Jerry, Owner and Tattoo Artist, Sacred Needles @ Far East Plaza Q: Those are very interesting tattoo designs. How many years of experience do you have? Q: Do you use a face mask? A: No, unless we are sick. Like cough. But if we’re sick, we won’t show up for work [laughs] Q: Do you tell customers about the health risks associated with tattooing? A: We do brief them about after care. Most come prepared to do a tattoo, so they know what they are in for. And no one has said no to the procedure after we tell them the risks. Appendix A2: Interview with Ms Sumithra Debi, Tattoo Artist, Exotic Tattoos @ Far East Plaza Q: Do you think having a tattoo will make it hard to get gainful employment? A: Yes, it will. That’s why we advise customers not to get too revealing tattoos. A: About 8 years. Q: Oh, I see. Are your colours bought locally? Q: Are your inks imported? A: You mean the ink? We import from the States. A: Yes, from the US. I don’t buy inks from Asia, like those from Thailand or China. I don’t trust them. Most of the equipment is manufactured in the States anyway. Or Germany and France. Q: Do you mix the colours yourself and do they contain heavy metal elements? Q: Do you give your customers a test patch? A: Yes, we do mix the colours ourselves if we need to. I think some of our inks do contain metal pigments. A: Erm, no one...
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