Washington Department of Health

State: 
Washington
Jurisdiction: 
Washington
Waterslides only
Agency: 
Department of Health
Overview of Amusement Ride Regulation
Regulation Type: 
Government officials inspect rides, but not authorized to investigate accidents
Inspection Program: 

Agency is authorized to inspect recreational water facilities.

Reporting Criteria: 

Operators shall notify the department or local health officer within forty-eight hours of any drowning, near drowning, death, or serious injury or illness.

Date of last update: 
September 16, 2008