Hydraulic Locking Cylinders

Manufacturer: 
Document Type: 
Service Bulletin
Bulletin Number: 
SB-033_00
Effective Date: 
January 12, 2015
This bulletin contains a list of ride serial numbers affected. This bulletin is related to the Hoebiger cylinder bulletin also available in this database, please refer to http://caresofficials.org/technical_info/hoerbiger-hydraulic-cylinders .
Rides and Devices: 

Guidance for Guarding Juvenile Fairground Equipment

Document Type: 
Gov Notice
Effective Date: 
January 28, 2015
The UK Health and Safety Executive offers advice for guarding children's fairground rides. The document includes specific details based on European standard EN 13814 and HSG 175. Obviously your local standards should always be followed. Specific standards for fencing may also be found in ASTM F 2291-14 section 14.

Hoist Rope Safety Device Recommendation

Manufacturer: 
Document Type: 
Safety Alert
Bulletin Number: 
S1-1
Effective Date: 
February 3, 2015
This bulletin includes safety recommendations for the improvement of the Sky Tower rides manufactured by Far Fabbri Srl, identified in the bulletin as no longer conducting business. Because Far Fabbri Srl. is no longer in business, the recommendations in this bulletin are considered recommendations to device owners.
Rides and Devices: 

Design Review Statement

Document Type: 
Gov Notice
Effective Date: 
February 4, 2015
The UK Health and Safety Executive reminds inspection bodies under its jurisdiction of their responsibility to conduct acceptance testing on amusement rides before they are placed into service. While the letter is directed at inspection bodies operating under the jurisdiction of the HSE, the letter has some useful information applicable to any jurisdictional or third-party inspector conducting a design review and acceptance testing procedure.

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