AMUSEMENT PARK INJURY
All amusement rides or attractions must have a certificate of inspection before being allowed to operate. Rides and attractions in an amusement park must be inspected and certified at least annually. Certificates for rides and attractions at fairs and carnivals are valid for not more than 30 days. Each time a ride or attraction is moved to a new location, it must be inspected and a new certificate issued before operation begins.
Accidents: Any serious injury or fatality incurred during the operation of an amusement ride or attraction must be reported, in writing or orally, to the Commissioner within 24 hours of the accident. If the death of serious injury results from the operation of the attraction the owner shall close the attraction until inspection the Commissioner. Inspectors may close down any ride to investigate an injury arising out of the use of the ride.
Types of Cases
Strangulation, entrapment & impalement
Audits & Maintenance
Component failure, misassembly, design.
Impact force and use
Slips and falls at entry/exit