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65-1922.Same; warning signs; posting; dimensions. (a) A tanning facility shall post a warning sign in a conspicuous location where it is readily visible by persons entering the establishment. The sign shall have dimensions of no less than eight inches by 10 inches and shall contain the following wording:

CAUTION: ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

Repeated exposure to ultraviolet radiation may cause skin damage characterized by wrinkling, dryness, fragility and skin cancer.

Failure to use protective eyewear may result in severe burns or permanent injury to the eyes.

Medications or cosmetics may increase your sensitivity to ultraviolet radiation. Consult a physician before using a tanning device if you are using medications, have a history of skin problems or believe you are especially sensitive to sunlight. Pregnant women or women taking oral contraceptives who use this product may develop discolored skin.

IF YOU DO NOT TAN IN THE SUN, YOU WILL NOT TAN FROM USE OF AN ULTRAVIOLET DEVICE OR SUNLAMP

(b) A tanning facility shall post a warning sign, one for each tanning device, in a conspicuous location that is readily visible to a person about to use the device. The sign shall have dimensions of not less than eight inches by 10 inches and shall contain the following language:

CAUTION: ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION

1. Follow the manufacturer's instructions for use of this device.

2. Avoid too frequent or lengthy exposure. As with natural sunlight, exposure can cause serious eye and skin injuries and allergic reactions. Repeated exposure may cause skin cancer.

3. Wear protective eyewear. Failure to use protective eyewear may result in severe burns or permanent damage to the eyes.

4. Do not sunbathe before or after exposure to ultraviolet radiation.

5. Medications or cosmetics may increase your sensitivity to ultraviolet radiation. Consult a physician before using a sunlamp if you are using medication, have a history of skin problems or believe you are especially sensitive to sunlight. Pregnant women or women using oral contraceptives who use this product may develop discolored skin.

IF YOU DO NOT TAN IN THE SUN, YOU WILL NOT TAN FROM USE OF THIS DEVICE

History: L. 1992, ch. 170, § 3; July 1.



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