Report an Amusement Device Accident
1 | Cease Operation of Device
The operator of an amusement device must immediately cease to operate any amusement device upon which a fatality, serious physical injury, or serious incident has occurred.
2 | Report the Accident to the State
An amusement device owner must report any accident involving a fatality, serious physical injury, or serious incident resulting from the operation of an amusement device to the Amusement Device Unit in writing within 24 hours of the accident.
3 | Set up an Immediate Inspection
Contact a qualified inspector to conduct an inspection within 24 hours of the accident.
4 | Resume Operation after Authorization
The cessation will remain in force until an inspection has been performed by a qualified inspector, the inspector has determined that the amusement device or related equipment meets ASTM/ACCT or other approved industry standards in Tennessee, and the Amusement Device Unit has been properly notified.
The company may not resume operation until properly authorized by the Amusement Device Unit.
Tenn. Code Ann. § 68-121-118
Mike Hardy, Amusement Device Manager
Safety Compliance Officers