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STATE REGULATIONS & LEGISLATION
CPSC Directory of State Enforcement and Safety Officials for Amusement Rides,
with links to websites providing information about state laws and regulations
governing the operation of amusement rides and attractions.
National Office of Compliance and Enforcement
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, D.C. 20207

ALABAMA

Disability Prevention Division
State Department of Health
434 Monroe St.
Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone (205) 613-5300
Fax (205) 240-3097

 

State Regulation of the Operation of Amusement Parks
State Regulation of the Operation of Fairs and Carnivals


ALASKA

State of Alaska Department of Labor
Labor Standards and Safety Division
Mechanical Inspection
3301 Eagle Street
PO Box 107020
Anchorage, AK 99510
Phone (907) 269-4925
Fax (907) 269-4915

Administrative Code: Amusement Rides and Tramways


ARIZONA

Chief Elevator Inspector
Occupational Safety and Health
Industrial Commission of Arizona
PO Box 19070
Phoenix, AZ 85005
Phone (602) 542-5795
Fax (602) 542-1614
 

ARKANSAS

 
Mike Watson, Chief Inspector
Arkansas Occupational Safety and Health
Arkansas Department of Labor
10421 West Markham Street
Little Rock, Arkansas   72205
 
(501) 682-9091   Office
(501) 682-4532   Fax
(501) 690-8774   Emergency
mike.watson@arkansas.gov

CALIFORNIA

Department of Industrial Relations
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
2424 Arden Way
Suite 425
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: (916) 263-2830
Fax: (916) 263-2837

General Industry Safety Orders, Article 35: Amusement Rides
Labor Code Section 7900-7915: Amusement Rides Safety Law
Pending Legislation: House Bill AB 850
Pending Legislation: House Bill AB 983


COLORADO

Risk Management and Public Safety
State of Colorado
Department of Labor
Public Safety Section
8471 Turnpike Dr.
Westminster, CO 80030
Phone: (303) 764-2929
Fax: (303) 894-7551

CONNECTICUT

Office of the State Fire Marshals
Division of Fire, Emergency, and Building Services
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
PO Box 2794
Middletown, CT 06457
Phone: (203) 238-6046
Fax: (203) 238-6148

Pending Legislation: Bill 6575


DELAWARE

Assistant State Fire Marshal
Office of the State Fire Marshal
RD #2, Box 166A
Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-5665
Fax: (302) 739-3696

Amusement Rides Safety Inspection and Insurance Act


FLORIDA

Bureau of Fairs and Expositions
State of Florida
Department of Agriculture
3125 Conner Blvd.
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (904) 488-9790>br> Fax: (904) 488-9023

1998 Statutes: Safety Standards for Amusement Rides


GEORGIA

Chief Safety Engineer
Georgia Department of Labor
Safety Engineering Section
223 Courtland Street N.E.
Suite 301
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: (404) 656-2966
Fax: (404) 651-8477

Amusement Ride Safety Act


HAWAII

Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Boiler and Elevator Inspection Bureau
830 Punchbowl St. Room 423
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: (808) 586-9141
Fax: (808) 586-9104

Pending Legislation: House Bill 1162


IDAHO

Electrical Division Administrator
Idaho Department of Labor and Industrial Services
Statehouse Mail
277 N. 6th St.
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: (208) 334-2183
Fax: (208) 334-2683

Administrative Code


ILLINOIS

Chief Inspector
Illinois Department of Labor
Carnival and Amusement Ride Inspection Division
#1 W. Old State Capitol Plaza, Room 300
Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: (217) 782-9347
Fax: (217) 782-0596

INDIANA

State Building Commissioner
402 West Washington St.
Suite W-246
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: (317) 232-1404
Fax: (317) 232-0146

Regulation of Amusement Devices

  • Indiana announces overhaul of amusement ride inspection procedures
  • Disciplinary action taken against amusement ride inspectors in Indiana

    IOWA

    Safety Supervisor
    Division of Labor
    1000 E. Grand Ave.
    Des Moines, IA 50319
    Phone: (515) 281-3418
    Fax: (515) 242-5144

    1998 Legislation


    KANSAS

    Bureau of Environmental Health Services
    Kansas Department of Health and Environment
    109 Southwest 9th St., Suite 604
    Topeka, KS 66612
    Phone: (913) 296-5602
    Fax: (913) 296-0984

    1999 Legislation


    KENTUCKY

    Kentucky Department of Agriculture
    Division of Weights and Measures
    107 Corporate Drive
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    Phone: (502) 573-0282
    Fax: (502) 573-0303

    Kentucky Revised Statutes: Regulations of Fairs


    LOUISIANA

    Office of the State Fire Marshal
    Department of Public Safety
    PO Box 66614
    Baton Rouge, LA 70896
    Phone: (504) 922-1580
    Fax: (504) 925-1900

    Revised Statutes: Regulation of Amusement Attractions and Rides


    MAINE

    Department of Public Safety
    Office of State Fire Marshal
    317 State Street - State House Station 52
    Augusta, ME 04333
    Phone: (207) 287-3473
    Fax: (207) 287-5163
     

    MARYLAND

    Maryland Division of Labor and Industry
    Room 300
    1100 N. Eutaw St.
    Baltimore, MD 21201
    Phone: (410) 767-2990
    Fax: (410) 333-7721
    E-mail: safe4u@dllr.state.md.us

    Amusement Ride Safety Inspections


    MASSACHUSETTS

    Department of Public Safety Engineering
    Safety Department
    1 Ashburton Place, Room 1301
    Boston, MA 02108
    Phone: (617) 727-3200 ext. 643
    Fax: (617) 227-1754

    General Laws of Massachusetts: Amusement Devices
    Regulation and Publication of Amusement Devices
    Pending Legislation: House Bill 966


    MICHIGAN

    Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services
    Bureau of Commercial Services
    Carnival-Amusement Safety Board
    P.O. Box 30018
    Lansing, MI 48909
    Phone: (517) 241-9233
    Fax: (517) 241-9280
    http://www.cis.state.mi.us/bcs/carnival/

    MINNESOTA

    Code Administration and Inspection Services
    Department of Labor and Industry
    443 Lafayette Road
    St. Paul, MN 55155
    Phone: (612) 296-1098
    Fax: (612) 296-1140

    MISSISSIPPI

    Special Assistant Attorney General
    Director of the Office of Consumer Protection
    802 North State St., 3rd Floor
    PO Box 22947
    Jackson, MS 39225
    Phone: (601) 354-6356
    Fax: (601) 354-6295

    Code: Regulations


    MISSOURI

    Missouri Division of Fire Safety/Office of the State Fire Marshal
    2401 East McCarty Street
    Jefferson City, Missouri 65101
    Phone: (573) 751-2930
    Fax: (573)-751-1744
    Contact: Randy Cole, Assistant State Fire Marshal

    1997 Revised Statutes
    1997 Legislation: Regulation of the Operation of Amusement Rides
    Pending Legislation: House Bill 836


    MONTANA

    Food and Consumer Safety Bureau
    Department of Health and Environmental Services
    Helena, MT 59620
    Phone: (406) 444-2408
    Fax: (406) 444-1374

    1999 Legislation


    NEBRASKA

    Department of Labor/Division of Safety
    301 Centennial Mall South
    Lower Level
    PO Box 95024
    Lincoln, NE 68509
    Phone: (402) 471-2239
    Fax: (402) 471-5039

    Amusement Ride Act Amusement Ride Inspections Program


    NEVADA

    Consumer Affairs
    1850 East Sahara Ave.
    Las Vegas, NV 89158
    Phone: (702) 486-7354
    Fax: (702) 486-7371

    Revised Statutes: Amusement Rides


    NEW HAMPSHIRE

    Tramway and Amusement Ride Safety
    Department of Safety
    RFD 8 Box 31
    Gilford, NH 03246
    Phone: (603) 293-0091
    Fax: (603) 271-3903

    NEW JERSEY

    New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
    Division of Codes and Standards
    Bureau of Code Services
    Office of Safety Compliance
    PO Box 808
    Trenton, NJ 08625-0808
    Phone: (609) 292-2097

    Permanent Statutes


    NEW MEXICO

    New Mexico Department of Regulations and Licensing
    Administrative Services Division
    725 St. Michael's Dr.
    PO Box 25101
    Santa Fe, NM 87504
    Phone: (505) 827-7012
    Fax: (505) 827-7045

    Carnival Ride Insurance
    1999 Legislation


    NEW YORK

    New York State Department of Labor
    State Office Building Campus
    Room 457
    Albany, NY 12240
    Phone: (518) 457-1212
    Fax: (518) 457-0620

    Labor Code (see Article 27)


    NORTH CAROLINA

    North Carolina Department of Labor
    Elevator and Amusement Device Bureau
    4 West Edenton St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601
    Phone: (919) 807-2770
    Fax: (919) 733-6197

    Labor Regulations (see Chapter 95.110)


    NORTH DAKOTA

    Injury Prevention Program
    North Dakota State Department of Health
    600 East Boulevard Ave.
    Bismark, ND 58505
    Phone: (701) 224-4537
    Fax: (701) 224-4727

    Regulations: Sports and Amusements


    OHIO

    Ohio Department of Agriculture
    Amusement Ride Safety Division
    8995 East Main St., Bldg. 2
    Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
    Phone: (614) 866-6361
    Fax: (614) 866-4174

    OKLAHOMA

    Safety Standards Division
    State Department of Labor
    4001 N. Lincoln Boulevard
    Oklahoma City, OK 73105
    Phone: (405) 528-1500 ext. 239
    Fax: (405) 528-5751


    OREGON

    Assistant Electrical Inspector
    Building Codes Division
    1535 Edgewater Northwest
    Salem, OR 97310
    Phone: (503) 373-7509
    Fax: (503) 378-2322

    Amusement Ride Inspection Program
    1997 Revised Statutes


    PENNSYLVANIA

    Bureau of Ride and Measurement Standards
    Department of Agriculture
    2301 North Cameron St.
    Harrisburg, PA 17110
    Phone: (717) 787-2291
    Fax: (717) 772-2780

    RHODE ISLAND

    Chief Elevator Inspector
    Department of Labor
    Division of Occupational Safety
    610 Manton Ave.
    Providence, RI 02909
    Phone: (401) 457-1828
    Fax: (401) 457-1840


    SOUTH CAROLINA

    Department of Labor
    Office of Elevator and Amusement Rides
    PO Box 11329
    Columbia, SC 29211
    Phone: (803) 734-9711
    Fax: (803) 737-9119


    SOUTH DAKOTA

    Office of Health Protection
    South Dakota Department of Health
    445 East Capitol Ave.
    Pierre, SD 57501
    Phone: (605) 773-3364
    Fax: (605) 773-5904


    TENNESSEE

    Tennessee Department of Labor
    Boiler and Elevator Inspection Division
    710 James Robertson Parkway
    Gateway Plaza
    Nashville, TN 37243
    Phone: (615) 532-1394
    Fax: (615) 741-3002


    TEXAS

    Loss Control Regulation
    Texas Department of Insurance
    333 Guadalupe, PO BOX 149104
    Austin, TX 78714
    Mail Code #105-9A
    Phone: (512) 322-3435
    Fax: (512) 463-6122

    Pending Legislation: Bill HB 317
    Pending Legislation: Bill HB 1059
    Pending Legislation: Bill SB 312


    UTAH

    Division of Consumer Protection
    State of Utah
    Department of Commerce
    PO Box 45804
    Salt Lake City, UT 84145
    Phone: (801) 530-6601
    Fax: (801) 531-6001

    VERMONT

    Office of Professional Regulation
    Secretary of State
    109 State St.
    Montpelier, VT 05609
    Phone: (802) 828-2458
    Fax: (802) 828-2496

    Amusement Ride Statutes


    VIRGINIA

    State Building Code Supervisor
    Commonwealth of Virginia
    Department of Housing and Community Development
    501 North Second St.
    Richmond, VA 23219
    Phone: (804) 371-7160
    Fax: (804) 371-7092

    Regulations for the Operation of Amusement Rides


    WASHINGTON

    Chief Electrical Inspector
    State of Washington
    Department of Labor and Industries
    7273 Linderson Way SW
    Tumwater, WA 98502
    Phone: (206) 956-5250
    Fax: (206) 956-5245

    Revised Code: Amusement Rides
    Inspection Regulations


    WEST VIRGINIA

    Manufactured Homes and Amusement Rides, Tramways and Ski Lifts
    West Virginia Department of Labor
    Bldg. 3 Rm. 319
    1800 State Capitol Complex
    Charleston, WV 25305
    Phone: (304) 558-7890 ext. 45
    Fax: (304) 558-3797

    Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act


    WISCONSIN

    Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations
    Bureau of Safety Services
    PO Box 7969
    Madison, WI 53707
    Phone: (608) 266-7731
    Fax: (608) 267-0592

    Department of Commerce: Amusement Rides and Attractions


    WYOMING

    Environmental Health
    Department of Health
    Hathaway Building Room 482
    Cheyenne, WY 82002
    Phone: (307) 777-7957
    Fax: (307) 777-5402

    Regulations of Carnival and Circus Operations

     

     

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