Hawaii Dept. of Labor and Industrial Relations

Dept. of Labor and Industrial Relations
Unless otherwise indicated, "devices covered" includes mechanical rides at amusement parks, carnivals and fairs.
Devices Covered: 

Includes amusement rides installed on a temporary or permanent basis at carnivals, circuses, fairs, amusement parks, or other locations available to the public.

Inspection Program: 

Rides must be inspected at least twice a year.

Investigative Authority: 

If a person dies, the conditions must be preserved for investigation by the state. Otherwise, the owner may contract another to perform the actual accident investigation, but the owner must file the report.

Reporting Criteria: 

Owner/operators must report any occurrence resulting in significant damage to the amusement device, including when it is rendered inoperative, and any occurrence resulting in physical injury to a person or persons.

Date of last update: 
April 8, 2017