1711.57 Exceptions.

Sections 1711.50 to 1711.57 of the Revised Code do not apply to any of the following:

(A) A private facility;

(B) A single-passenger coin-operated ride that is manually, mechanically, or electrically operated, is customarily placed either singly or in groups in a public location, and does not normally require the supervision or services of an amusement ride operator;

(C) Nonmechanized playground equipment, including swings, stationary spring-mounted animal features, rider-propelled merry-go-rounds, climbers, slides, rock climbing walls, trampolines, and swinging gates, except where an admission fee is charged for usage or an admission fee is charged to areas where such equipment is located;

(D) Devices regulated or licensed by the federal aviation administration or the federal railroad administration in the United States department of transportation, the department of transportation, or the bureau of motor vehicles in the department of public safety;

(E) Vessels regulated by the department of natural resources under Chapters 1547. and 1548. of the Revised Code or under the jurisdiction of the United States coast guard;

(F) Tractors, trucks, or similar vehicles at competition events;

(G) Automobiles or motorcycles at competition events;

(H) Animals ridden in competitive events or shows;

(I) Physical fitness devices;

(J) Devices to which the definition of "safe operation" in section 1711.50 of the Revised Code does not apply as determined by the director of agriculture, including mechanized bulls, surfboards, zip lines, vertical wind tunnels, skateboard or bicycle rodeo devices, cable wakeboard or ski facilities, or other devices that are not intended or manufactured to secure the rider from threat of physical danger, harm, or loss.

(K) A manufactured climbing wall that is located in a climbing facility, as defined and regulated by Chapter 4175. of the Revised Code.

Amended by 131st General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 235, §1, eff. 3/28/2017.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.42, HB 229, §1, eff. 10/17/2011.

Effective Date: 10-20-1987 .