Tanning Inspections

The Environmental Health Program performs annual inspection of public tanning beds and booths in a 9-county area providing regulation and oversight.

There is a $33 per bed inspection fee (maximum $330) due at time of inspection. Tanning testing for operators is offered at the Black Hawk County Health Department by appointment only by calling 319-291-2413. There is a $25 fee for the test and you can bring your training packet.

The following counties are inspected for tanning compliance: Black Hawk, Benton, Bremer, Butler, Delaware, Fayette, Grundy, Hardin, and Poweshiek.

Tanning Bed Complaints call 319-291-2413

Tanning Bed Change Form

Click Here for more information including:

  • Application to operate a tanning facility
  • Tanning Rules and Regulations
  • Health Warnings/Drug List
  • Warning Signs
  • Report a Tanning Injury
  • Tanning Test for Employees
  • Operator Test Training Packet
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