Includes bungee rides; climbing walls taller than 10'; dry slides taller than 20'; trams and other similar motorized devices, except hayrides and those devices that are used solely to transport patrons to and from parking areas or those used for guided or educational tours. Excludes water slides, temporary structures such as fun houses or haunted houses without mechanical components, and hayrides. State regulation of inflatables is limited to inflatable slides >20' and inflatable climbing walls > 10'.
Rides inspected annually by owner-hired, state-licensed 3rd party inspectors. State inspectors perform spot checks throughout the season.
Investigative authority is granted to ride owner's subcontractor/Missouri Division of Fire Safety.
Owner/operator must report any accident resulting in (a) death or injury requiring admission to hospital; or (b) 3 persons injured and transported to hospital for treatment.
Rides operated in St. Louis County are subject to more stringent regulations including inspections at each setup.
April 10, 2017