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Detachable Rope Grip Maintenance - Doppelmayr Type A

Manufacturer: DoppelmayrDocument Type: Service BulletinBulletin Number: KD15003Effective Date: March 17, 2015 doppelmayr-aerial-tramway-kd15003-1632.pdfNote: Doppelmayr has revised Bulletin KD11009, simplifying the rework procedure if certain indications are found on the spring guide slide rods during normal non-destructive testing.Rides and Devices: 

Date Published: 
02/04/2016 - 22:39

OABA Safety Video

The Outdoor Amusement Business Association (OABA) has published safety video to help children and families have a safe, fun time on the midway.
Carnival Safety Video from OABA on Vimeo.

Date Published: 
01/22/2016 - 12:25

Amusement Ride Safety Bulletin - Inflatable Amusement Devices

Manufacturer: All ManufacturersDocument Type: Gov NoticeAgency: United States Consumer Product Safety CommissionEffective Date: August 1, 2015 all-manufacturers-inflatables-1629.pdfRides and Devices: Inflatables

Date Published: 
09/04/2015 - 14:05

Guard For Handlebar Latch On Front Coaster Car - 1995 fix

Manufacturer: WisdomDocument Type: Mfg DocEffective Date: September 18, 1995 wisdom-coasters-1608.pdfNote: This drawing was issued by Wisdom in 1995 as a fix for the problem of riders' feet coming into contact with the lap bar release mechanism.Rides and Devices: Coasters

Date Published: 
07/20/2015 - 20:38

Guard for handlebar latch on front coaster car - 1997 fix

Manufacturer: WisdomDocument Type: Mfg DocEffective Date: February 28, 1997 wisdom-coasters-1600.pdfNote: This drawing was issued by Wisdom in 1997 as a fix for the problem of riders' feet coming into contact with the lap bar release mechanism.Rides and Devices: Coasters

Date Published: 
07/17/2015 - 23:32

Hoerbiger hydraulic cylinder

Manufacturer: HoerbigerDocument Type: Safety AlertBulletin Number: Mfg DocEffective Date: August 11, 2014 hoerbiger-mfg-doc-1607.pdfNote: 

Date Published: 
07/18/2015 - 10:05

Biomechanical effects on amusement ride passengers - standard

Manufacturer: All ManufacturersDocument Type: Gov NoticeAgency: UK National Association for Leisure Industry Certification (NAFLIC)Effective Date: February 1, 2015 all-manufacturers-1606.pdfNote: 

Date Published: 
07/18/2015 - 09:59

Zamperla family coaster lap bar cracking

Manufacturer: ZamperlaDocument Type: Service BulletinBulletin Number: 2015 FAMRC 01Effective Date: January 1, 2015 zamperla-family-coaster-2015-famrc-01-1605.pdfNote: Rides and Devices: Family Coaster

Date Published: 
07/18/2015 - 09:55

Fabbri Mega Drop Tower restraint rachet cracking

Manufacturer: Fabbri GroupDocument Type: Gov NoticeAgency: UK National Association for Leisure Industry Certification (NAFLIC)Effective Date: February 1, 2015 fabbri-group-mega-drop-1604.pdfNote: Rides and Devices: Mega Drop

Date Published: 
07/18/2015 - 09:52

Mack tea cup radial arm cracking

Manufacturer: Mack RidesDocument Type: Gov NoticeAgency: UK National Association for Leisure Industry Certification (NAFLIC)Effective Date: February 1, 2015 mack-rides-tea-cup-1603.pdfNote: Rides and Devices: Tea Cup

Date Published: 
07/18/2015 - 09:49

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