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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: Bear Affair

Violation Summary

Violations Issued This Season: 17 Violations Complied at Time of Inspection: 14
Bear Affair Violations
Date Cited Description Violation
8/9/2017 Missing door bolt in tub #3. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/9/2017 Repair the electric brake on tub #1 so it comes to a full stop with resistance. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/9/2017 Repair the electric brake on tub #2 so it comes to a full stop with resistance. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/9/2017 Install missing bolt in the L-bracket located under tub #4 at center. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/9/2017 Install missing bolts in L-Bracket located under tub #1 at center. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/9/2017 Weld and install missing bolts in L-Bracket under tub #3. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/9/2017 Repair the door to tub #1 so it opens properly. Complied at visit45-1.6(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.
8/16/2017 Tighten nut-bolt assembly holding the bear bellies of two tubs as shown.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.
8/16/2017 Install new wood for the braking system on the underside of blue bear #2 before next set-up.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.
8/16/2017 Remove or secure the dangling set of wires from the interior head of green bear #1.45-1.6(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.
8/16/2017 Repair the restraint system for the door on green bear #1, as the left hand latch is installed backwards - do not load 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.
8/16/2017 Re-crib the legs before operation.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.
8/9/2017 Warning sign on inside of stairs to tub #2 is unreadable. Complied at visit45-2.17(b)
45-2.17(b)Legible signs indicating safety guidelines and any restrictions shall be conspicuously posted at the entrance to all amusement devices covered by subdivision 45-1.11(b). Where the owner deems it necessary, these signs shall contain the minimum height needed to ride the device. At the discretion of the owner, similar signs containing safety guidelines, restrictions and/or height requirements may be posted at the entrances to any devices not covered by above.
8/9/2017 Warning sign on inside of stairs to tub #3 is unreadable. Complied at visit45-2.17(b)
45-2.17(b)Legible signs indicating safety guidelines and any restrictions shall be conspicuously posted at the entrance to all amusement devices covered by subdivision 45-1.11(b). Where the owner deems it necessary, these signs shall contain the minimum height needed to ride the device. At the discretion of the owner, similar signs containing safety guidelines, restrictions and/or height requirements may be posted at the entrances to any devices not covered by above.
8/9/2017 Replace electrical connection at operators stand. Spliced wrong gauge wires together and without a ground. Complied at visit45-2.21(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).
8/9/2017 Properly reapir the connection to the motor at center of ride, exposed wiring. Complied at visit45-2.21(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).
8/16/2017 Repair exterior jacket of electrical line to the operator's station as per NEC. Multiple spots of the jacket are worn and broken so as to show the individual wire insulation.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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