Body Art Program BBP Training Resources

BloodBorne Pathogens (BBP) Exposure Control Training which meets Cal/OSHA’s BBP Standard 8 CCR 5193 and specified in California’s H & S Code Safe Body Art Law Section 119307 is required for persons who may be exposed to BBP while performing their routine work functions. This includes, but is not limited to: tattoo artists, permanent cosmetics professionals, body piercers and branders. Additionally, the training and training material must be specific to performing body art. BBP training contact time must meet a minimum of 2 hours. Training must be renewed annually. Records must be kept for a minimum of 3 years.
If you are a BBP training provider that would like to be approved, please contact us at the phone number listed above. You will be required to provide the following: 1) the course synopsis (The course must be tailored to the body art industry) 2) the course’s interactive capability between student and instructor and 3) a written signed statement under penalty of perjury that the course will meet or exceed the requirements of AB 1168 Section 119307 (c).
This list of BBP training courses below are in compliance with California’s H & S Code Safe Body Art Law Section 119307 (c) and are approved by Kern County for Practitioner Registration Purposes.


On-Line Courses: 

Above Training Inc.
California Bloodborne Pathogens Course for Body Artists
(801) 226-4315


Biologix Solutions LLC
Alpesh Patel
(630) 706-0093


Lorri L. White
(919) 246-4847


Association of Professional Piercers
John Johnson
(888) 888-1277


ProTrainings, LLC
Donna Wilson
(888) 406-7487


Offer On-Site and On-Line Courses:

Body Art Training Group
Kathy Hartman
4054 Carmel Brooks Way
San Diego, CA 92130
(858) 792-1630


Cathy Montie’s Body Art Training Co.
Cathy Montie
8055 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., #106
San Diego, CA 92111
(619) 303-5893


On-Site Training Only:

Industry Specific BBP Training
Lee A. Ballesteros
804 West 3rd Street
Antioch, CA 94509
(925) 778-9069