FEC Insurance Resource
Agency: Dept. of Public Safety
Online Laws and Regulations:
Includes inflatables, go-karts, challenge courses, climbing walls, trackless trains, carnival and rental inflatables, bungee jumping, inclined railways or similar devices.
Annually by 3rd-party inspectors for amusement rides and large inflatables. Small inflatables (including rentals) may be inspected by a state inspector anytime during the season as deemed necessary.
If a serious injury (e.g. death/dismemberment) results from a ride malfunction, or results in major damage to the ride or component system, the device must be shut down and secured until a state inspector has completed an investigation.
Accidents resulting in serious injury or major damage to the ride/device must be reported within one hour. Serious injury is defined as “personal injury/illness that results in death, dismemberment, significant disfigurement, permanent loss of the use of a body organ, member, function, or system, a compound fracture, or other significant injury/illness that requires immediate admission and overnight hospitalization and observation by a licensed physician”.
April 10, 2017
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