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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 4. General Mobile Equipment and Auxiliaries
Article 35. Amusement Rides
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§3908. Passenger Restraining and Containing Safety Devices.

(a) If, after inspection by an authorized representative of the Division, it is deemed necessary to install safety devices to prevent accidental or inadvertent dislodgement of a passenger from any tub, car, chair, seat, gondola, or other carrier, a restraining or containing device shall be installed.

(b) Passenger restraining or containing devices used on tubs, cars, chairs, seats, gondolas, and other carriers on a ride wherein the forces generated by the action of the ride require retention, restraint, or actual physical support of the passenger shall be designed, constructed, installed, and maintained to support the passenger safely. The fastenings shall be of a type which cannot be inadvertently released by the passenger or by any accidental means.

(c) Anchorages for required restraining devices shall have strength at least equal to the strength of the restraining device.

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