302 KAR 16:131. Maintenance and repair of amusement ride or attractions.


      RELATES TO: KRS 247.2351


      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 247.2351 requires the Department of Agriculture to promulgate administrative regulations establishing replacement part guidelines for amusement rides and attractions. This administrative regulation establishes those guidelines.


      Section 1. All amusement rides and attractions shall be maintained in good electrical and mechanical condition. The owner of an amusement ride or attraction shall follow the manufacturer’s guidelines and recommendations for all maintenance procedures.


      Section 2. Replacement parts (1) Amusement rides and attractions shall use manufacturer replacement parts, or replacement parts approved by the manufacturer, if available.

      (2) If an amusement ride or attraction manufacturer is no longer in business or the manufacturer’s parts are no longer available, replacement parts shall meet the manufacturers original equipment specifications.

      (3) If an amusement ride or attraction is unique or handmade, the owner shall be deemed the manufacturer for purposes of these requirements. (35 Ky.R. 2185; 2430; eff. 6-5-2009.)