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44-1605. Required training for operators, certification. (a) No amusement ride shall be operated in this state unless the operator has satisfactorily completed training that includes, at a minimum:

(1) Instruction on operating procedures for the ride, the specific duties of the operator, general safety procedures and emergency procedures;

(2) demonstration of physical operation of the ride; and

(3) supervised observation of the operator's physical operation of the ride.

(b) No amusement ride shall be operated in this state unless the name of each operator trained to operate the ride and the certificate of each such operator's satisfactory completion of such training, signed and dated by the trainer, is available to any person contracting with the owner for the amusement ride's operation on the premises where the amusement ride is operated, during the hours of operation of the ride.

(c) No inflatable device that is rented on a regular basis and erected at a temporary location shall be operated in this state unless the operator has been trained by a person who has attained a basic inflatable safety operations certification from the safe inflatable operators training organization or other nationally recognized organization.

(d) No slide that uses water to propel the patron through the ride and that is at least 15 feet in height shall be operated in this state unless there is an attendant stationed at such slide to ensure patrons are properly adhering to the safety standards in place.

History: L. 2008, ch. 142, § 5; L. 2018, ch. 84, § 7; May 17.

Revisor's Note:

Section was also amended by L. 2018 ch. 73, § 7, but that version was repealed by L. 2018, ch. 84, § 22.

Cross References to Related Sections:

Financial responsibility requirements, see 40-4802.

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