This class is approved by the Florida Department of Health and meets the requirements for the Florida Body Piercing Annual Education under 64E-19 F.A.C.
All Body Piercers and operators of a body piercing establishment are required to take an annual educational class approved by the Florida Department of Health as required in 64E-19.007 F.A.C.
All student that take this class must submit proof of initial training before a refresher certificate can be issued. Initial training can ONLY be done in person. Please contact Michael Crea for more info at Crea@ZEdgePiercing.com or 941-951-1399
Crea is co-owner of Z-Edge Body Piercing & Tattoo. He has been Piercing for over 21 years and has worked in NYC, NJ and Fl. He has traveled the country appearing at conventions and performing guest spots in places such as Colorado, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Nevada, California, Florida & Maryland. Crea holds 2 Associate Degrees in Graphic Design, a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, A Master’s Degree in Environmental Technology & Management and a Graduate Certificate in Infection Control from USF. He is an American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) instructor. He is a member of the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) and is Executive Director and Past President of the Florida Environmental Health Association (FEHA). He has been a guest speaker at multiple Florida Department of Health (FDOH), FEHA & NEHA events, educating the industry on safe and sterile body piercing procedures. Crea is currently serving on the NEHA Body Art Model Code Committee and on the Association of Food & Drug Officials (AFDO) Body Art Sub-Committee where he provides valuable input into the future of the body art industry across the nation. Crea is a private consultant for the Body Art industry. He teaches the Florida State Body Piercing Education class for the Florida Department of Health and provides one on one private lessons and consultations for aspiring and professional Body Piercers and Body Art Establishments.