Amusement Ride Inspections
Proposed New Amusement Ride Rules: The
amusement ride staff has drafted proposed new regulations.
Click here to view the
proposal. A public meeting to discuss this proposal will
be held on December 18, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. in the Ola Miller
Babcock Building, Room No. 310, 1112 E. Grand Avenue, Des
Moines, Iowa. You may comment by sending an e-mail to Jim
firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also send your
comments to the street address below or fax them to
The Division of Labor inspects
amusement rides and concessions at least once annually to assure
compliance with state rules. An operator must obtain a permit from the labor commissioner before
operating any amusement device or ride, concession booth or any related
electrical equipment in Iowa.
Water slides are regulated as swimming pools by the Iowa
Department of Public Health.
for information about water slide regulations in Iowa.
Amusement ride operators may be subject to the
Smokefree Air Act. For more information,
of Amusement Ride Safety Officials)
CPSC (Consumer Products Safety
(American Society for Testing
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