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This article was published on June 17th, 2016
A County Council has had to issue further guidance to tanning salons, hairdressers and gyms after 16 sunbeds out of 47 failed safety standards according to the Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010, which came into force in April 2011.
Inspectors visited 18 premises to test that the sunbeds fell within the legal safety limit of 0.3 watts per square metre but an alarming number of tanning beds failed to meet safety standards. This is a concern because it has been widely recognised that overuse and excessive exposure to sunbed rays can significantly increase risk to skin cancer and Melanoma in particular can be deadly.
The public protection service is now focussing on six premises which failed the tests and is providing them with advice and guidance as to how to meet safety standards. They will be retested within the year.
A County Councillor said: “The use of sunbeds can increase the risk of people developing skin cancer and other serious health conditions, so we discourage our residents from using them however; if people do choose to use them it is important that we know they are safe. I am very pleased that we are able to do this testing to help our borough stay healthy and safe.”
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