Safety of amusement rides and amusement devices - Part 1: Design and manufacture
|Publication Date:||1 July 2015|
|ICS Code (Playgrounds):||97.200.40|
This part of ISO 17842 specifies the minimum requirements necessary to ensure the safe design, calculation, manufacture, and installation of the following: mobile, temporary or permanently installed machinery and structures, e.g. roundabouts, swings, boats, Ferris wheels, roller coasters, chutes, grandstands, membrane or textile structures, booths, stages, side shows, and structures for artistic aerial displays. The above items, hereafter called amusement devices or simply "devices", are intended to be installed both repeatedly without degradation or loss of integrity, and temporarily or permanently in fairgrounds and amusement parks or any other locations. Fixed grandstands, construction site installations, scaffolding, removable agricultural structures and simple coin operated children's amusement devices intended for up to 3 children are not covered by this document.
Nevertheless this document can be used in the design of any similar structural or passenger-carrying device not explicitly mentioned herein.
Existing national rules on workers' safety are not concerned by this document.
This document is applicable to amusement devices and major modifications of amusement devices and rides manufactured after the effective date of its publication. ISO 17842-3 contains requirements for inspection during design, manufacture, operation and use.