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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: Downdraft

Violation Summary

Violations Issued This Season: 10 Violations Complied at Time of Inspection: 3
Downdraft Violations
Date Cited Description Violation
6/1/2017 Repair the violation from 4/28/17 issued by P. Turkow for the replacement of the front air shock on tub #2 within the next 30 days.45-1.12(d)
45-1.12(d)Any violation of this part may result in a revocation, provided that written notice of non-compliance is served upon the owner specifying any violation of this part and directing the owner to correct such violations within 30 days of receipt of such notice.
9/1/2017 Turn the exit gate to the direction of egress.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.
7/7/2017 Tighten lock on service door to front of tub 1.45-1.6(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.
7/7/2017 Install second gas shock support for the passenger restraint to front of tub 2.45-1.6(c)
45-1.6(c)Parts which are excessively worn or which have been materially damaged shall not be used. Close visual inspection of parts shall be made during assembly to discover such wear or damage and immediate inspection of fastening devices shall be made after assembly to assure that they have been properly installed.
8/11/2017 Secure the rear panel to rear of tub 3.45-1.6(c)
45-1.6(c)Parts which are excessively worn or which have been materially damaged shall not be used. Close visual inspection of parts shall be made during assembly to discover such wear or damage and immediate inspection of fastening devices shall be made after assembly to assure that they have been properly installed.
4/28/2017 Repair braking system so the ride comes to a complete stop when stop and/or emergency button is pressed. DO NOT OPERATE THIS RIDE UNTIL COMPLIED.45-2.14
45-2.14If cars or other components of an amusement device may collide in such a way as to cause personal injuries upon failure of normal controls, emergency brakes sufficient to prevent such collisions shall be provided. On amusement devices which make use of inclined tracks, automatic anti-rollback devices shall be installed to prevent backward movement of the passenger-carrying units in case of failure of the propelling mechanism.
7/18/2017 Properly secure the loose light on the inside side of seat #4. 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
6/23/2017 Repair or replace defective air shock for front of tub 1, as passenger restraint no longer stays up under own weight.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
4/28/2017 Repair/replace defective restraint bar air shock(s) on the fornt seat of sweep #2, does not stay up on own weight.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
4/28/2017 Repair brake connection under deacking of ride. Needs another clip to keep it securly locked in place; currently being held by zip ties.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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