Title 72 - Transportation Code - Chapter 16 - Amusement Ride Safety Act - Part 3 - Amusement Ride Safety - Section 306 - Reporting and shutdown for certain injuries.


Published: 2020-05-12

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Effective 5/12/2020 72-16-306 Reporting and shutdown for certain injuries. (1)

(a) An owner-operator shall report each known reportable serious injury to the director within eight hours after the owner-operator learns of the reportable serious injury.

(b) An owner-operator shall include the following information in a report described in Subsection (1)(a):

(i) the owner-operator's name and contact information; (ii) the location of the amusement ride at the time the reportable serious injury occurred; (iii) a description of:

(A) the amusement ride; and (B) the nature of the reportable serious injury; and

(iv) any other information required by rule made under this chapter. (2)

(a) In addition to the requirement described in Subsection (1), an owner-operator of a mobile amusement ride shall report each known reportable serious injury and serious injury to the fair, show, landlord, or owner of the property upon which the mobile amusement ride was located at the time the reportable serious injury or serious injury occurred.

(b) After a reportable serious injury, the owner-operator may not operate the mobile amusement ride until the owner-operator receives written authorization from the director or the director's designee as required by rule made in accordance with this chapter.

(3) For purposes of Title 63G, Chapter 2, Government Records Access and Management Act, a report to the director described in this section and any record related to the report is a protected record as defined in Section 63G-2-103, except the ride description, the owner-operator, the location of the amusement ride at the time the reportable serious injury occurred, and the general nature of the reportable serious injury.

Amended by Chapter 354, 2020 General Session Amended by Chapter 423, 2020 General Session