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Title 8 . Labor and Workforce Development
Chapter 78 . Boiler and Pressure Vessel Construction Code
Section 90. Safety equipment

8 AAC 78.090. Safety equipment

(a) An amusement ride must have grab bars, foot rests, and other equipment necessary for safe entrance, exit, and support of passengers while the ride is in operation.

(b) A safety belt or safety bar on an amusement ride must be of sufficient strength to restrain the passenger, but may not have an ultimate strength of less than 3,000 pounds. The anchor provided for a safety belt or safety bar must have a strength at least equal to that of the safety belt or safety bar.

(c) A restraining belt or bar used to confine passengers within an amusement ride where shock loads cannot be generated must be adequate to restrain the passengers within the amusement ride when it is in motion.

(d) A safety belt snap must be of the type that cannot be released without manual manipulation.

(e) The means for locking a safety bar in a closed position must meet the manufacturer's requirements or be located or guarded in a manner that will not permit a passenger to release the safety bar while the ride is in motion.

(f) All safeguards recommended by the manufacturer must be provided to prevent physical injury, including injury that might occur from contact with a person's hair.

History: Eff. 11/30/89, Register 112

Authority: AS 05.20.070


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