901:9-1-03 Prohibitions.

No person shall interfere with any inspector in the performance of his lawful duties of inspection or operate or contract to operate an amusement ride or device as defined in division (A) of section 1711.50 of the Revised Code under any of the following conditions:

(A) When the amusement ride or device does not have a valid permit.

(B) When the amusement ride or device is not covered by the required insurance.

(C) When the amusement ride or device is in an unsafe condition that could cause a hazard to riders, employees or the public

(D) When the operation of the ride is being conducted in a negligent, reckless or careless manner.

(E) When any employee or operator appears to be impaired due to the influence of alcohol, drugs or is fatigued.

(F) When the amusement ride does not conform to the manufacturer's required operation and maintenance procedure, updated bulletins and/or directives.

(G) While a "Stop Operation Order" is in effect.

(H) Following the expiration date of any safety order when the required corrective action has not been accomplished.

(I) In violation of any other rule adopted pursuant to section 1711.53 of the Revised Code.

(J) During any period when the ride permit is suspended by the director.

(K) Until a daily pre-opening inspection of the ride has been completed. The inspection records shall be maintained for a minimum of the current calendar year plus the two prior calendar years.

(L) The owner of an amusement ride or device to whom a safety order is issued shall file a signed and dated copy of the safety order with the department no later than twenty-four hours after the date specified in the safety order for compliance with the order. Failure to comply is a violation of Ohio Administrative Code 901:9-1-03(H).

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/21/2013 and 08/21/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1711.53
Rule Amplifies: 1711.53
Prior Effective Dates: 03/20/86, 09/02/2005