If your business provides devices that people use as entertainment, like carnival rides, you need to check that the design and the device is registered.
There are specific requirements for amusement devices, including on their:
For inflatable devices, such as jumping castles (that have a platform height less than nine metres) a 'competent person' need only demonstrate that they have acquired through training, qualifications or experience the knowledge and skills to inspect inflatable devices.
Some amusement devices do not require registration. These include:
- water slides
- wave generators
- inflatable devices, other than inflatable devices (continuously blown) with a platform height of 3 meters or more
- miniature trains and railway systems, but only those which are owned and operated by model railway societies
Amusement device operators
A SafeWork NSW factsheet - 'Controlling hazardous noise in the amusement device industry' is also available.
There is also a National Audit Tool to help amusement device owners prepare for an audit.
Amusement device organisers
For more information, see our Amusement devices duties of event organisers guide