Freedom of information request response - 06367

FOI request

FOI ID number
Sunbed Salons
  1. Please can you advise me of how many salons/establishments operate in your borough with sunbeds.
  2. How they are licenced?
  3. What process is involved, for a salon to be registered with yourselves?
  4. How they are checked for compliance?
  5. How often they are checked for compliance?
  6. What are the measurements taken for rays omitted?
  7. Who completes the checks?
  8. How do you check that staff are fully trained to advise of the dangers of sunbed use?

Our response

  1. Four premises in the district operate sunbeds as solariums
  2. They are not licensed as there is no legal requirement or any byelaws which require us to licence solariums
  3. These businesses do not need to register for solariums
  4. n/a
  5. They are not checked for compliance
  6. We do not measure rays
  7. We do not carry out any checks on staff
  8. The premises have all received mailshots historically regarding The Sunbeds (Regulation) Act 2010
Response date
13 September 2019