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  • PART I ADMINISTRATION OF THE GOVERNMENT
  • TITLE XVI PUBLIC HEALTH
  • CHAPTER 111 PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Section 207 Definitions

Section 207. For the purposes of sections two hundred and eight to two hundred and fourteen, inclusive, the following words shall, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, have the following meanings:

“Board of health” or “board”, the board of health, including the board or officer having like powers and duties in towns where there is no board of health, with jurisdiction in the community in which a tanning facility is located.

“Phototherapy device”, equipment that emits ultraviolet radiation and is used by health care professionals in the treatment of disease.

“Tanning device”, any equipment used for tanning the skin that emits electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the air between two hundred and four hundred nanometers, including, but not limited to, a tanning booth, tanning bed or sunlamp which includes high pressure tanning lamps. Tanning device shall also include any accompanying equipment, including, but not limited to, protective eyewear, timers and handrails.

“Tanning facility”, any location, place, area, structure or business which provides access to a tanning device.