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Sunbed regulations

If you run a sunbed business or sell or hire sunbeds you should be aware of the following penalties and fines:

  • letting someone under 18 to use a sunbed - £100 Fixed Penalty Notice or a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction
  • letting someone use a sunbed unsupervised - £50 Fixed Penalty Notice or a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction
  • failing  to give prescribed information to customers - £50 Fixed Penalty Notice or a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction 
  • failure to display prescribed information - £50 Fixed Penalty Notice or a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction
  • stopping an officer entering and inspecting your premises or house - a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction 
  • not producing records or information for inspection - a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction
  • not providing the name and address of the operator of the business - a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction
  • selling or hiring a sunbed to someone under 18 - a fine of up to £2,500 on conviction 

For more information contact Environmental Services.