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Title 8 . Labor and Workforce Development
Chapter 78 . Boiler and Pressure Vessel Construction Code
Section 160. Inspection, maintenance, and repair

8 AAC 78.160. Inspection, maintenance, and repair

(a) The operator of an amusement ride or the operator's designee shall

(1) inspect the foundations and supports of the amusement ride daily; and

(2) repair or replace any weakened foundations and supports before operation.

(b) The operator of an amusement ride or the operator's designee shall give the amusement ride a daily operating inspection and test before a passenger is permitted to ride. The test must include the operation of controls, speed-governing devices, braking equipment, and other safety devices. Any condition discovered that poses a present danger must be corrected before a passenger is permitted to ride.

(c) The operator shall maintain a permanent record of each inspection or repair made to an amusement ride and shall make the record available to the department or inspector upon request. Each manufacturer recommended non-destructive examination shall be performed as specified. All welding on steel components of a ride shall be done according to the manufacturer's recommendations. The worker performing the welding must be certified in writing by an independent testing laboratory to be qualified to perform the required procedure to the standards contained in the American Welding Society Structural Welding Code.

(d) An amusement ride's mechanical or electrical signal system must be tested at least once each day before the operation of the ride. A ride may not be operated if the signal system does not function properly.

History: Eff. 11/30/89, Register 112; am 6/15/2001, Register 158

Authority: AS 05.20.020

AS 05.20.030

AS 05.20.060

AS 05.20.070


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