N.J. Admin. Code § 5:14A-4.8 - Training and certification of ride operators

(a) The owner shall ensure that all operators comply with the requirements of 5:14A-9.8 and 9.9.
(b) The owner shall ensure that operators are trained to operate the ride based on manufacturer requirements covered by the operational manual and any supplemental safety bulletins, safety alerts or other notices related to operational requirements.
(c) The owner shall ensure that ride operators operate no more than one ride at any given time.
(d) The owner shall ensure that operators give full attention to any ride they operate.
(e) The owner shall ensure that anyone who operates a ride shall have demonstrated the ability to operate the ride in compliance with all applicable requirements of this chapter and shall ensure that each operator has signed a ride-specific certification attesting that the operator:
1. Has read and understood the manufacturer's recommendations for the operation of the ride and, if applicable, any operations manual provided by the owner;
2. Knows the safety-based limitations, including height, weight or other rider requirements, on who may ride the ride;
3. Is well versed on what could be reasonably expected to go wrong, how to recognize it, and how to get the ride and riders into as safe a position as possible to minimize the risk of injury or damage;
4. Has had adequate training to operate the ride;
5. Knows how to do the pre-startup operational ride checks as required by the manufacturer or as established by the owner in compliance with this chapter;
6. Knows how to verify that the daily maintenance checklist has been done prior to operating the ride; and
7. Has knowledge of the use and function of all normal and emergency operating controls and the proper use of the ride.


N.J. Admin. Code § 5:14A-4.8
Amended by R.2013 d.050, effective 4/1/2013.
See: 44 N.J.R. 2325(a), 45 N.J.R. 736(a).
Deleted former (b); and recodified former (c) through (f) as (b) through (e).

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