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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: Challenge Course

Violation Summary

Violations Issued This Season: 4 Violations Complied at Time of Inspection: 0
Challenge Course Violations
Date Cited Description Violation
8/14/2017 Zip Line belay system need attention per 2016 Inspection of Ropes Course - "A Nut Eye Bolt needs to be put into the Zip tree, through the q-link, through the eye (NEB-Q Link- SRB"". This must be done by next season by a qualified Installer.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.
8/14/2017 Low Ropes Course Element - "Mohawk" taken out of service - Top of at least one tree has rotted and makes this element unstable.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.
8/14/2017 Low Ropes Course Element ""Triangle Traverse"" taken out of service. Major amount of tree branches on cables.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.
8/14/2017 Tree trimming needed on overhanging branches and leaves within 10 feet of High Ropes Elements (3) and wires.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.
8/14/2017 Zip line wire rope has noticeable sag, connection points and or wire rope will need attention by qualified challenge course installer.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.
8/14/2017 Daily Inspection of challenge course is needed before each time course is used, Annual Inspection by certified inspector shall include access to high ropes elements and zip line connections.45-2.7
45-2.7An amusement device shall be inspected and tested on each day when it is intended to be used. The inspection and test shall be made by a person experienced and instructed in the proper operation of the device and shall be performed before the device is put into normal operation. The inspection and test shall include the operation of control devices, speed-limiting devices, brakes and other equipment provided for safety. A record of each inspection and test shall be made at once upon completion of the test on a form provided by the commissioner or on a form approved by the commissioner with the information required by the section and shall be kept with the device and available to the commissioner for at least 30 days.

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