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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: Octopus

Violation Summary

Violations Issued This Season: 9 Violations Complied at Time of Inspection: 5
Octopus Violations
Date Cited Description Violation
7/21/2017 Install correctly sized r-key to secure leg.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.
7/21/2017 Tighten bolt on drive plate under pumpkin45-1.6(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.
6/9/2017 Replace bushing seat #4, at spindle where tub connects. Do Not Load Seat Until Complied.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.
6/9/2017 Replace bushing seat #5, at spindle where tub connects. Do Not Load Seat Until Complied.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.
7/14/2017 Order the correct bolt for the sweep bushing retainer. The bolt head is undersized45-1.6(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.
7/21/2017 Properly crib up under the one leg.45-2.10(c)
45-2.10(c)Before being used by the public, amusement devices and temporary structures shall be so placed or secured with blocking, cribbing, outriggers, guys or other means as to be stable under all operating conditions.
7/21/2017 Install sucker rod cribbing.45-2.10(c)
45-2.10(c)Before being used by the public, amusement devices and temporary structures shall be so placed or secured with blocking, cribbing, outriggers, guys or other means as to be stable under all operating conditions.
7/21/2017 Adjust fence.45-2.16
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.
7/21/2017 Provide a legible ID plate.45-2.5(a)
45-2.5(a)Every amusement device shall be identified by a trade or descriptive name and an identification number. A metal plate upon which there is legibly impressed the name and number of the device, its model number if any and the name and address of its manufacturer shall be firmly attached to the device in a readily visible location. The maximum safe number of passengers and the maximum safe speed, where applicable, shall be legibly impressed on the same plate or another metal place.

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