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Subchapter 6.2. Permanent Amusement Ride Safety Orders
Article 2. Requirements, Other Than Recordkeeping and Transfer of Information, Applicable to All Permanent Amusement Rides

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§3195.8. Physical Information and Adherence to General Safety-Related Operating Parameters.

(a) The owner or operator shall not operate any permanent amusement ride with patrons on board in a manner inconsistent with the specifications of the documentation required by Section 3195.3(a)(6).

Exception for Existing Permanent Amusement Rides: If any of the manufacturer-originated information specified by Sections 2.2.1 through 2.2.8 of ASTM F 698-94 (Reapproved 2000) is reasonably believed not to exist or is not reasonably available, the owner or operator, at a minimum, shall have permanently affixed to the ride the name and address of the manufacturer, if known, the ride name or description, the model or serial number, if known, the maximum number of patrons, and the maximum design speed of the ride. The required information shall be legibly impressed on a metal plate or equivalent and readily visible and legible at all times.

(b) All permanent amusement rides shall be identified by a registration number, which shall be provided by the Division. This registration number shall be kept with other pertinent records for the amusement ride and shall be permanently affixed by a Division representative to the ride.


Authority cited: Sections 142.3 and 7923, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 7923, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 6-12-2003; operative 7-12-2003 (Register 2003, No. 24).

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