amusement ride shall operate in Missouri without a current state operating
permit issued by the division.
(2) State operating permit(s) shall be issued by the
division upon receipt of the following:
(B) Completed Amusement Ride Inspection Report signed by an
approved qualified inspector;
(C) Current certificate of insurance with one (1) million
dollars minimum liability insurance coverage; and
(D) Permit fee of fifteen dollars ($15) per ride.
11 CSR 40-6.040 Liability Insurance. Amusement Rides
(1) No amusement ride shall be operated unless at the time of operation
there is in existence.
(A) A policy of insurance written by an insurance company
authorized to do business in this state in an amount not less than one (1)
million dollars per occurrence against liability for injury to persons
arising out of the operation of the amusement ride;
11 CSR 40-6.045 Accident; Reporting of Injuries/Death
(1) When any serious physical injury, serious incident or
any death occurs as a result of an amusement ride.
(A) Unless authorized in writing by the division, no
amusement ride subject to the provisions of this Act may be operated, moved,
altered, repaired, or tampered with, except to protect life, limb, and
property after such injury or death occurred until the
inspection/investigation is completed;
(B) Immediately after such occurrence the owner shall notify
and provide an initial accident report which involves a serious physical
injury, serious incident or death to the Division of Fire Safety, Office of
the State Fire Marshal by.
1. Requesting local law enforcement agency or local fire
service agency to contact the Division of Fire Safety, Office of the State
Fire Marshal; or
2. Telephoning the Division of Fire Safety, Office of the
State Fire Marshal;
(C) Within twenty-four (24) hours after receipt of any such
report, the Division of Fire Safety, Office of the State Fire Marshal shall
cause an investigation of the occurrence and an inspection of the ride to
determine the cause of such serious physical injury, serious incident or
death and perform the inspection/investigation in a manner that proceeds
with all practicable speed and minimizes the disruption where the ride is
(D) The division, or its designee may enter into any place
or upon any premises where such accident occurred;
(E) The amusement ride owner shall provide
the qualified inspector or the director's designee all
information or facts known as to the cause of such accident.
11 CSR 40-6.080 Operator; Requirements
(1) No person shall operate an amusement ride unless he or
she is at least sixteen (16) years of age.
(2) The operator shall operate no more than one (1)
amusement ride at any given time, even if automatic timing devices are used
to control the time cycle of the ride.
(3) An operator shall be in attendance at all times and
within arms length of the operator's station when the ride is in operation.
(4) The operator shall be trained in the proper use and
operation of the amusement ride as provided for in American Society of
Testing and Materials F770 and American Society of Testing and Materials
(5) The operator shall ensure that all passengers . safety
devices are in place around patrons before starting.
(6) The operator shall not operate or be in physical control
of any amusement ride while under the influence of alcohol, a controlled
substance, or drug, or any combination thereof. For the purposes of this
section, the term .controlled substance. includes substances defined by
Chapter 195, RSMo.
(7) The operator shall ensure that no one is permitted on a
ride while carrying any article, i.e., food, beverages, packages, lighted
cigarettes, etc., which could endanger the rider or spectators.
(8) The operator shall be an employee of the owner.
(9) Based upon probable cause, the operator of an amusement
ride shall submit to a breath test or chemical tests of blood, saliva, or
urine to determine the alcohol or drug content.
11 CSR 40-6.085 Passenger/Rider Responsibility/Conduct;
(1) No amusement ride shall be operated in this state unless
there are posted safety rules and responsibilities of passenger/rider based
upon standards set forth by the American Society for Testing and Materials.
Signs presented for instruction to the public shall be prominently placed at
each ride, bold in design, with wording short, simple and to the point.