Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation
Overview of Amusement Ride Regulation
Regulation Type: 
Government officials inspect rides and investigate accidents
Inspection Program: 

Must obtain inspection and certificate before operation.

Investigative Authority: 

Must notify agency on occurrence of accidents (see criteria below) and freeze operation until investigated. Call: 24 / 7 @ (410) 767-2990

Reporting Criteria: 

Injuries that occur during use of amusement attractions other than injuries that (1) are minor, (2) require only first-aid, (3) do not involve medical treatment or loss of consciousness.

Special Conditions: 

Law prohibits any Bungee attractions.

Date of last update: 
September 16, 2008