Utah County Tanning Operator Certification

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Utah County Tanning Operator Certification

This quiz is part of the requirement for the Utah County Tanning Operator Certification Course. Review of the the course sections should be completed before taking the quiz. The course and related information can be accessed online at: http://www. Co. Utah. Ut. Us/Dept2/Health/Environmental%20Health/Home. AspYou must answer 25 questions correctly (71%) in order to pass. There is no time limit on completing the quiz. If you do not pass the quiz on the first try, you will need to return to the beginning and start again. There is no waiting period to re-take the quiz and the quiz can be taken unlimited times.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Darkening of the skin is the body's protective response to UV light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Erythema (sunburn) is a sign of skin damage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Erythema of the skin caused by tanning beds is less harmful than erythema caused by natural sunlight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    UVA light's power of skin penetration is different than UVB light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Tanning beds exactly replicate the sun's UV intensity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    UVA light emitted from tanning beds is safer than UVB light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Exposure to UV light can stimulate viral infections, such as cold sores, and cause them to appear or increase in size.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The younger you begin tanning the more likely repeated exposure to UV light will cause skin cancer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Although skin cancer is the most prevalent form of cancer in the U.S., it is not life threatening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Eye damage caused by UV light will eventually repair itself.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The tanning operator is not required to go over skin types and time recommendations with the customer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Skin type 1 is more susceptible to risk from exposure to UV light than skin type3.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    After the first visit, it is not necessary for customers to check in with the tanning operator before beginning their session.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Draping a towel over the eyes while tanning is an acceptable method of protecting the eye's cornea and retina from UV light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Tanning customers need to sign a statement every year that says they have read and understand the information provided to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    If a UV light bulb fits into a tanning bed's fixture and illuminates then it means it is the right bulb for that bed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A sign must be posted in each tanning room warning customers of the dangers of UV radiation and the need for protective eyewear.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A tanning bed label showing skin types and tanning times is compatible only with that bed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Lack of adequate restroom facilities may cause closure of a tanning facility by the health department.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    If a tanning bed has cracked or damaged acrylic shields the facility can continue to use the bed until the health department disallows it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Tanning of the skin is:
    • A. 

      Natural

    • B. 

      A response to danger from UV light

    • C. 

      Safe when using a tanning bed

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A & B

  • 22. 
    Erythema is:
    • A. 

      Excessive melanin production in the epidermal layer of the skin

    • B. 

      A condition whereby darkening of the skin is not possible

    • C. 

      Reddening (sunburn) of the skin following overexposure to UV radiation

    • D. 

      A new tanning bed design that has "no burn" technology

  • 23. 
    On a customer's first tanning session, he or she should:
    • A. 

      Start with the longest recommended bed time for his or her skin type

    • B. 

      Schedule multiple sessions for the same day

    • C. 

      Create a "base tan" using a RUVA bed

    • D. 

      Start with the shortest recommended bed time for his or her skin type

  • 24. 
    In all cases, the maximum allowable tanning bed exposure time per session is:
    • A. 

      20 minutes

    • B. 

      30 minutes

    • C. 

      45 minutes

    • D. 

      Dependent on the customer's "browning point"

  • 25. 
    The UV radiation that is emitted from indoor tanning beds can be:
    • A. 

      Two to five times more powerful than that of the sun

    • B. 

      More harmful in some cases because you skin has less time to warn you of occurring damage

    • C. 

      Attributed to skin damage regardless of the UV type (UVA or UVB)

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

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