TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
PART 795 TANNING FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 795.180 OPERATORS
Section 795.180 Operators
a) All employees designated as operators shall be trained on the correct and compliant operation of the facility and its equipment. All operators shall have received training by July 1, 1993. Employees hired on or after July 1, 1993, shall not be allowed to work as operators until they have completed the required training. Such training shall include:
1) knowledge of the requirements of this Part and of 21 CFR 1040.20;
2) proper use of U.S.F.D.A. Recommended Exposure Schedule;
3) procedures for correct operation of the tanning facility;
4) recognition of injuries and the facility's procedures of handling such injuries from overexposure to ultraviolet radiation;
5) manufacturer's procedures for operation and maintenance of the tanning device;
6) use of protective eyewear;
7) emergency procedures in case of injury;
8) effects of ultraviolet radiation, acute and chronic exposure, biological effects, and health risks;
9) photosensitizing agents; and
10) the six different skin types, in accordance with Appendices A and B of this Part.
b) A list of the facility's operators who have been trained in accordance with Section 795.180(a), noting the date of training, hours spent in training and specific materials used in training, shall be maintained and available at the facility for inspection by the Department or its designated agent.
c) A trained operator shall be present at the tanning facility during all operating hours, and/or while tanning equipment is in operation. No consumer shall be allowed to use the tanning equipment in the absence of a trained operator.
d) The operator shall instruct the consumer in the proper position to be maintained in relation to the tanning lamps; the position of the safety railing, if applicable; the manual switching device to terminate the radiation in case of emergency and reasonable exposure time.
e) Operators shall limit each consumer to the maximum exposure time as recommended by the manufacturer, taking the consumer's skin type into consideration. Operators shall not allow use of tanning equipment by consumers who have used the services of a tanning facility within the immediately previous twenty-four (24) hours.
f) Operators shall keep a list of emergency telephone numbers in view at each tanning facility. This list shall include the telephone numbers of the following:
1) closest hospital;
2) fire department;
3) emergency medical services or 911 service, if available.
g) The operator shall maintain a list of common photosensitizing agents available for inspection by consumers.
h) No establishment shall provide for the use of tanning equipment operated via tokens in the absence of a trained operator.
i) No facility shall sell, or otherwise make available to any individual, tokens used to operate tanning equipment in quantities greater than the tanning equipment manufacturer's maximum recommended exposure time for the individual.