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Sunbed Safety Essentials: Your Comprehensive Guide

Zuleika Boekhoudt By Zuleika Boekhoudt   •     •   2 minute read

As you embark on creating a tanning haven, understanding the nuances of safety not only protects your clients but also fortifies your business reputation. Let's delve into what you need to know to keep your sunbed sanctuary inviting and secure.


Choosing Safe Sunbeds

When it comes to sunbed safety, your choice of equipment plays a pivotal role. Opting for an Ultrasun sunbed ensures you're providing a golden tan and prioritising cutting-edge safety features. Helionova – the UK's distributor of Ultrasun tanning equipment – leads the way in secure tanning technology.


Educating Your Clients

Educate your clients about the importance of controlled UV exposure. Emphasise the need for gradual sunbed sessions, especially for newcomers. Provide display information in your studio to explain the potential risks of overexposure and the benefits of responsible tanning.


Regular Maintenance Checks

Regular maintenance of your tanning equipment is non-negotiable. Ensure that timers, bulbs, and cooling systems are in optimal condition. Implement a routine maintenance schedule to address any issues promptly. A well-maintained sunbed is a safe sunbed.


Staff Training

Train your staff to be vigilant guardians of sunbed safety. The Sunbed Association, the voice of the tanning industry, offers various training packages that you and your staff can follow. Your staff should be well-versed in the equipment's operation, emergency procedures, and client assistance. Encourage an open dialogue about safety concerns and make sure your team feels confident in prioritising client well-being.


Shine Safely: Elevate Your Tanning Business!

Safety isn't just a feature; it's a commitment. By choosing Ultrasun sunbeds and implementing robust safety measures, you're not just offering a tan – you're providing peace of mind. Elevate your tanning business by prioritising the well-being of your clients.

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FAQs Sunbed Safety Essentials


How often should I replace tanning bed bulbs for optimal safety?

Regularly replace sunbed bulbs every 500 hours of use or as recommended by the manufacturer. This ensures consistent UV output, maintaining the effectiveness and safety of your sunbeds.


Why is educating clients about UV exposure important?

Educating clients about UV exposure ensures they understand the importance of responsible tanning, helping to prevent overexposure and associated risks.

How can staff training enhance tanning bed safety?

Empowering your staff through comprehensive training ensures they can effectively operate equipment, implement safety measures, and respond to any client concerns promptly