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Town of Franklin, MA
Norfolk County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Health of the Town of Franklin 6-14-1991. Amendments noted where applicable.]
All tanning facilities located and operated in the Town of Franklin shall be licensed by the Board of Health.
The Board of Health shall inspect each tanning facility within 30 days of licensure and every six months thereafter or when deemed necessary by the Board.
No access shall be granted to a tanning device until the facility has been granted a license from the Board of Health.
The Board of Health may revoke a license for failure to comply with a written order after seven days. An appeal of the revocation is made to the Department of Public Health.
A tanning facility must provide every patron a written statement of warning and post a notice in a conspicuous place in every area where a device is used.
There shall be a knowledgeable operator present at all times to assist the patron and to provide sanitized protective eyewear and towels. Use of common towels prohibited.
The tanning device will be protected so that the interior temperature does not exceed 100° F., and the timer shall have an accuracy of plus or minus 10%.
Persons 14 years of age to 17 years of age, inclusive, shall not use a tanning device without a prior written consent of a parent or legal guardian.
No person under 14 years of age shall use a tanning device unless accompanied by a parent.
The Department of Public Health may promulgate regulations necessary for the implementation of this statute.
The facility shall forward to the Board of Health a written report of any injury or complaint of injury.
The Board of Health shall retain and make available for public inspection any injury or complaint of injury report for at least one year.
The Board of Health members or the local health agent shall have access, at all reasonable times, to any tanning facility for the purpose of conducting an investigation.
Permits shall be renewable on an annual basis, expiring June 30, with a fee of $50.
This regulation shall become effective July 1, 1991.