New Hampshire Dept. of Safety

State: 
New Hampshire
Jurisdiction: 
New Hampshire
Agency: 
Dept. of Safety
Overview of Amusement Ride Regulation
Regulation Type: 
Government officials inspect rides and investigate accidents
Inspection Program: 

Rides are inspected by the state at every setup.

Investigative Authority: 

Ride is shut down for investigation. Written permission to operate given after investigation is complete.

Reporting Criteria: 

If medical treatment is obtained or recommended.

Patron Responsibility Law: 

<span class="emphasis">Operator and User Conduct</span>

All persons operating, riding on, or otherwise using or viewing a carnival or amusement ride shall conduct themselves in a manner which will not endanger:

(a) Any other person operating, riding on, or otherwise using said carnival or amusement ride, or any other carnival or amusement ride;
(b) Themselves;
(c) Any employee of the owner or operator of the carnival or amusement ride; and/or
(d) The carnival or amusement ride.

Date of last update: 
September 16, 2008