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Amusement Device Detials

The New York State Department of Labor inspects all amusement devices on or before the scheduled start date of an event. Only those devices deemed safe are allowed to operate. Detailed inspection results for each individual device will be posted within two weeks of the event start date.

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Details for device: Haunted Mansion Dark Ride

Violation Summary

Violations Issued This Season: 10 Violations Complied at Time of Inspection: 9
Haunted Mansion Dark Ride Violations
Date Cited Description Violation
8/9/2017 Tighten up loose jack stand under ride as marked by inspector.45-1.6(b)
45-1.6(b)Assembly work shall be performed in a proper and workmanlike manner. Parts shall be properly aligned, and shall not be bent, distorted, cut or otherwise injured to force a fit. Parts requiring lubrication shall be lubricated in course of assembly. Fastening and locking devices, such as bolts, cap screws, cotter pins, lock washers, etc. shall be installed where required. Nuts shall be drawn tight, cotter pins shall be spread and lock nuts firmly set.
8/9/2017 Provide an additional shim to tighen up blocking under jack stand of ride as marked by inspector.45-1.6(b)
45-1.6(b)Assembly work shall be performed in a proper and workmanlike manner. Parts shall be properly aligned, and shall not be bent, distorted, cut or otherwise injured to force a fit. Parts requiring lubrication shall be lubricated in course of assembly. Fastening and locking devices, such as bolts, cap screws, cotter pins, lock washers, etc. shall be installed where required. Nuts shall be drawn tight, cotter pins shall be spread and lock nuts firmly set.
5/26/2017 Stairs need to be added.45-2.13(b)
45-2.13(b)Stairways, landings and ramps shall be designed, constructed and maintained so as to sustain safely a live load of at least 90 pounds per square foot.
8/9/2017 Provide an additional step on for the emergency step located closest to the entrance of the ride.45-2.13(c)
45-2.13(c)Stairways and ramps shall be at least 18 inches wide. Stair treads shall be at least nine inches deep exclusive of nosing and the height of rise shall not exceed eight inches. Between any two levels the treads shall be of uniform depth and the risers of uniform height. The slope of ramps shall not exceed one in four. The open sides of stairways, ramps and platforms shall be provided with adequate protection against falling, except as the safe and normal access to the device may otherwise require.
8/9/2017 Provide an additional step on for the emergency step located closest to the exit of the ride.45-2.13(c)
45-2.13(c)Stairways and ramps shall be at least 18 inches wide. Stair treads shall be at least nine inches deep exclusive of nosing and the height of rise shall not exceed eight inches. Between any two levels the treads shall be of uniform depth and the risers of uniform height. The slope of ramps shall not exceed one in four. The open sides of stairways, ramps and platforms shall be provided with adequate protection against falling, except as the safe and normal access to the device may otherwise require.
7/12/2017 New warning signs shall be installed on the passenger cars with self made signs of cardboard.45-2.17(a)
45-2.17(a)Usage and warning signs. Legible signs shall be conspicuously posted containing safety guidelines to be followed and behavior or activities which are prohibited. Such signs shall contain warnings that there are inherent risks in the participation in or on the amusement device, since it is recognized that participation in or on the device may be hazardous regardless of all feasible safety measures that can be undertaken by the device owner or operator; and that there is a duty for the patrons to become apprised of the warnings and the risks inherent in participation in or on the amusement device if the warnings are not obeyed. Prior to participation in or on such amusement device, patrons shall familiarize themselves with the posted safety warnings so that they may make an informed decision of whether to participate in or on the device notwithstanding the risks.
7/25/2017 Properly secure the diamond plate flooring inside tub #1. Complied at visit45-2.20
45-2.20The interior and exterior parts of all passenger-carrying amusement devices with which a passenger may come in contact shall be smooth and rounded, free from sharp, rough or splintered edges and corners, with no protruding studs, bolts, screws or other projections which might cause injury. Interior parts upon or against which a passenger may be forcibly thrown by the action of the amusement device shall be adequately padded. Devices which are self-powered and which are operated by a passenger shall have the driving mechanism so guarded and the guards so locked in place as to prevent passengers from gaining access to the mechanism. Such belts, bars, foot rests and other equipment as may be necessary for safe entrance and exit and for support while the device is in operation shall be provided. Such equipment and fastenings thereof shall be of sufficient strength to retain the passengers. The fastenings shall be of a type which cannot be inadvertently released
8/9/2017 Repair the non functioning seat belt in the front seat of tub 3.45-2.20
45-2.20The interior and exterior parts of all passenger-carrying amusement devices with which a passenger may come in contact shall be smooth and rounded, free from sharp, rough or splintered edges and corners, with no protruding studs, bolts, screws or other projections which might cause injury. Interior parts upon or against which a passenger may be forcibly thrown by the action of the amusement device shall be adequately padded. Devices which are self-powered and which are operated by a passenger shall have the driving mechanism so guarded and the guards so locked in place as to prevent passengers from gaining access to the mechanism. Such belts, bars, foot rests and other equipment as may be necessary for safe entrance and exit and for support while the device is in operation shall be provided. Such equipment and fastenings thereof shall be of sufficient strength to retain the passengers. The fastenings shall be of a type which cannot be inadvertently released
8/9/2017 Repair the non functioning seat belt in the back seat of tub 3.45-2.20
45-2.20The interior and exterior parts of all passenger-carrying amusement devices with which a passenger may come in contact shall be smooth and rounded, free from sharp, rough or splintered edges and corners, with no protruding studs, bolts, screws or other projections which might cause injury. Interior parts upon or against which a passenger may be forcibly thrown by the action of the amusement device shall be adequately padded. Devices which are self-powered and which are operated by a passenger shall have the driving mechanism so guarded and the guards so locked in place as to prevent passengers from gaining access to the mechanism. Such belts, bars, foot rests and other equipment as may be necessary for safe entrance and exit and for support while the device is in operation shall be provided. Such equipment and fastenings thereof shall be of sufficient strength to retain the passengers. The fastenings shall be of a type which cannot be inadvertently released
8/9/2017 Provide an eyelet for the wire end were it is currently just wrapped around the bolt on tub 4.45-2.21(a)
45-2.21(a)General requirement. All electrical wiring, equipment and apparatus used for amusement devices or for lighting shall be installed, operated and maintained in compliance with this Part (rule), Industrial Code Rule 57 High Voltage Proximity, and the National Fire Protection, National Electrical Code, NFPA 70-1999 (NEC-1999).

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