within the facility; the position
of the safety railing, if
applicable; the manual switching device to
radiation in case of emergency; and a recommended time of
(d) The operator shall monitor the use of the facility
to ensure that
the interior temperature does not exceed 100
degrees fahrenheit or
34 degrees centigrade.
(e) The operator shall inspect the facility to ensure
that the floors
are dry. The floors are to be made dry
prior to each individual's use.
(f) The operator shall give each person using the
facility a written copy of
the warning required under
subsection (h) of Section 20 of this Act prior
person's use of the facility. The operator shall post signs
warning consumers of the potential effects of radiation on
medication and the relationship of
radiation to skin cancer.
(g) The operator shall be responsible for proper
for all sunlamp equipment and
protective eyewear between every user.
(2) A tanning facility may not permit any person less than
18 years of age, regardless of whether the person has the
permission of a parent or guardian, to use tanning equipment or
a device defined as equipment that emits ultraviolet (UV)
radiation used for tanning of the skin, such as a sunlamp,
tanning booth, or tanning bed that emits electromagnetic
radiation with wavelengths in the air between 200 and 400
nanometers. For the purposes of this Section, "tanning
equipment" includes any accompanying equipment, such as
protective eyewear, timers, and handrails. "Tanning equipment"
does not include any of the following:
(a) Phototherapy devices utilized by appropriate
health care professionals under the direct supervision of a
physician who is trained in the use of phototherapy
(b) Devices used for personal use in a private
(c) Devices intended for purposes other than the
irradiation of human skin.
(d) Devices used to apply chemicals to the skin to
achieve a bronze color, commonly referred to as spray-on,
mist-on, or sunless tans.
(Source: P.A. 87-636.)