Cease Operation of the Device: The operator of an amusement device must report any accident involving a fatality, serious physical injury, or serious incident has occurred.
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. The unit offers and suggests the use of our interactive online accident report which can be found here.
Set up an Immediate Inspection Contact a certified third-party inspector to conduct an inspection within 24 hours of the accident.
Resume Operation after Authorization The cessation will remain in force until an inspection has been performed by a certified third-party 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 resume operation until properly authorized by the Amusement Device Unit.
Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Workplace Regulations and Compliance/Amusement Devices