13 NCAC 15 .0402             RESPONSIBILITY FOR COMPLIANCE

(a)  Every owner or operator of an amusement device shall comply with all provisions of the rules of this Section, and every employer and employee shall comply with all provisions which concern or affect his conduct.

(b)  Designers and manufacturers of amusement devices shall follow the procedures of the ASTM F1159 – Standard Practice for Design and Manufacture of Patron Directed, Artificial Climbing Walls, Dry Slide, Coin Operated and Purposeful Water Immersion Amusement Rides and Devices and Air-Supported Structures, which is hereby incorporated by reference.  This incorporation includes subsequent amendments and editions of this Code.

(c)  Copies of the ASTM F1159 – Standard Practice for Design and Manufacture of Patron Directed, Artificial Climbing Walls, Dry Slide, Coin Operated and Purposeful Water Immersion Amusement Rides and Devices and Air-Supported Structures may be obtained from the American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), via U.S. Mail at 100 Barr Harbor Drive West, Conshohocken, Pennsylvania  19428-2959, via telephone at (610) 832-9585, or via the internet at www.astm.org.  The cost is twenty-seven dollars ($27.00) per copy.

(d)  An engineering analysis of each ride or device shall be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Labor, Elevator and Amusement Device Division, before it is operated in North Carolina.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 95‑111.4;

Eff. August 1, 1987;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2004; June 1, 1992;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.