2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 26 - HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS
Section 26:2D-83 - Minimum safety standards for tanning facilities established.


NJ Rev Stat § 26:2D-83 (2013) What's This?

26:2D-83 Minimum safety standards for tanning facilities established.

3.The Commissioner of Health, in consultation with the Commissioner of Environmental Protection, shall, by regulation, establish minimum safety standards for tanning facilities. The standards shall include, but not be limited to:

a.Establishment of a maximum safe time of exposure to radiation and a maximum safe temperature at which tanning devices may be operated;

b.A requirement that a patron at a tanning facility wear protective eye glasses when using tanning equipment and that a patron be supervised as to the length of time the patron uses tanning equipment at the facility;

c.A requirement that the facility operator post easily legible, permanent warning signs near the tanning equipment which state: "DANGER-ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS";

d.A requirement that the facility have protective shielding for tanning equipment in the facility; and

e.A requirement that the facility operator post a sign in conspicuous view at or near the reception area which states: "PERSONS UNDER AGE 14 SHALL NOT BE PERMITTED TO USE SPRAY TANNING IN THIS TANNING FACILITY. PERSONS WHO ARE AT LEAST 17 YEARS OF AGE SHALL BE PERMITTED TO USE A TANNING BED IN THIS FACILITY PROVIDED THAT A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN IS PRESENT FOR THE INITIAL CONSULTATION."

L.1989, c.234, s.3; amended 2006, c.48, s.2; 2012, c.17, s.148; 2013, c.39, s.2.


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