Includes inflatables. Excludes bungee jumping (prohibited by law in MD).
Amusement park rides and water slides are required to be inspected annually but are inspected several times throughout the year. Carnival rides must be inspected each time they are moved. Inflatables must be inspected annually, but the state attempts to inspect them at each setup as manpower allows.
State has authority to investigate accidents.
Injuries that occur during use of amusement attractions other than injuries that (1) are minor, (2) require only first-aid, (3) do not involve medical treatment or loss of consciousness.
April 8, 2017