302 KAR 16:121. Inflatable
rides or attractions.
RELATES TO: KRS 247.236(1)
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 247.236
NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND
CONFORMITY: KRS 247.236(1) requires the department of Agriculture to promulgate
administrative regulations establishing safety requirements in the absence of
factory specification. This administrative regulation establishes requirements
for operation of inflatable rides or attractions when manufacturer
specifications are not available.
Section 1. Inflatable rides and attractions
shall not require an operator.
Section 2. Only inflatable devices
manufactured specifically for commercial use shall be used for commercial or
Section 3. Inflatable devices shall be
anchored to the ground with rods or pins with at least one half inch diameter,
at a minimum depth of 18 inches, and at a forty-five (45) degree angle to the
ground. If pins or rods are impracticable, seventy-five (75) pounds of sandbags
shall to be used at each anchor point.
Section 4. Safety signage shall be
required if not printed by the manufacturer on the inflatable. If the following
information is not printed on an inflatable, the owner shall provide a sign to
display near the entrance of the inflatable while it is in operation with the
following information, in its entirety:
(1) Remove shoes, eyeglasses and sharp
objects before entering;
(2) No flips;
(3) No piling on or wrestling;
(4) Do not bounce closer than five feet
from another person; and
(5) Do not bounce against the sides or near
Section 5. All inflatable devices shall
use ground fault circuit interrupters for electrical components. (35 Ky.R.
2184; 2430; eff. 6-5-2009.)