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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: Tornado

Violation Summary

Violations Issued This Season: 10 Violations Complied at Time of Inspection: 5
Tornado Violations
Date Cited Description Violation
7/11/2017 R-key the pins for the center brace.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.
7/11/2017 Pin the center brace.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.
7/11/2017 Clear trees from fence line.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.
7/11/2017 Adjust protection fence around the ride.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.
7/27/2017 Reattach air lock hose under Tub #4. COMPLIED AT VISIT45-1.6(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.
7/11/2017 Secure stop on pin.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.
7/7/2017 Repair air line on tub 7.45-1.6(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.
6/23/2017 Repair or replace broken fence on north side of ride as flagged45-2.16
45-2.16An amusement device shall not be used or operated while any person is so located as to be endangered by it. Areas in which persons may be so endangered shall be fenced, barricaded or otherwise guarded against public intrusion.
7/27/2017 Secure the head pad on #5. 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
7/27/2017 Secure head pad on #7 . 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

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