As used in Chapter 4713-19 of the Administrative Code:
(A) "Consumer" or "Patron" means any member of the public who is provided access to a tanning facility for free or in exchange for a fee or other compensation or any individual who, is afforded use of a tanning facility as a condition or benefit of membership or access;
(B) "Other compensation" means the payment or exchange of goods, services, or anything of value for use of the tanning facility or facilities;
(C) "Tanning facility" or "tanning facilities" means a business that contains a room or a booth open to the public which houses ultraviolet lamps or products containing such lamps intended for the irradiation of any part of the living human body for cosmetic or nonmedical-related purposes;
(D) "Tanning equipment" means sunlamp products, and ultraviolet lamps or any other mechanisms used intended to induce skin tanning through the irradiation of any part of the living human body;
(E) "Operator" and "Employee" means any person designated by the permit holder for the facility to assist and instruct the public in the correct operation of the tanning facility; an "operator" or "employee" who is under the age of eighteen shall be under the immediate supervision of a licensed cosmetologist, "operator" or "employee" who is at least eighteen years of age;
(F) "Ultraviolet radiation" for purposes of this chapter shall be referred to as follows:
(1) "UVA (ultraviolet A) radiation" means radiation in the wavelength between three hundred twenty to four hundred nanometers (one-billionth).
(2) "UVB (ultraviolet B) radiation" means radiation in the wavelength between two hundred eighty to three hundred twenty nanometers (one-billionth).
(3) "UVC (ultraviolet C) radiation" means radiation in the wavelength between two hundred and two hundred eighty nanometers (one-billionth).
(G) "Formal training" means a course of instruction approved by the "Board" conducted or presented under either classroom conditions, via Internet or correspondence course by a company employing persons possessing adequate knowledge and experience to offer a curriculum, associated training, and certification testing pertaining to and associated with the correct use of tanning equipment. Training shall cover ultraviolet radiation and effects on the skin, photosensitivity, skin typing, FDA and state regulations, eye protection, and equipment and maintenance.
(H) "Tanning Operator's Certificate" means a certificate issued by an authorized provider to each person who successfully completes and passes the tanning test following a formal training course and is valid for four years from the date of issuance. Certificates issued by subsequently approved authorized providers prior to the commencement of this requirement shall also be valid.
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/23/2005 and 01/31/2010
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: RC 4713.08
Rule Amplifies: RC 4713.48
Prior Effective Dates: 12/17/89, 1/26/97, 8/1/99, 4/1/01, 1/17/02