The Amusement Device Safety Council’s (ADSC) is the policy setting body for ADIPS and industry related safety matters. It comprises the following Trade Associations:
The Amusement Catering Equipment Society (ACES)
The Association of Independent Showmen (AIS)
The Amusement and Leisure Equipment Suppliers of the UK (ALES-UK)
The British Amusement Catering Trades Association (BACTA)
The British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA)
The National Association for Leisure Industry Certification (NAFLIC)
The Showmen’s Guild of Great Britain (SGGB)
The Society of Independent Roundabout Proprietors (SIRPS)
The ADSC has established a number of objectives. These are:
- To promote and improve fairground and amusement park safety through rules and procedures relating to the inspection of amusement devices via a scheme supervised by the ADSC, formed from representatives of each of the following associations. BACTA, BALPPA, SGGB, NAFLIC, SIRPS, ALES, ACES and the AIS, which associations might change from time to time as agreed by the ADSC.
- To administer and manage (through ADIPS Ltd.) the Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS); the ADSC agreed scheme for the inspection of amusement devices to include registration and auditing of Registered Inspection Bodies registered with ADIPS and to address complaints against members and Registered Inspection Bodies in accordance with standing orders from time to time.
- To encourage, promote and develop safe practice within the fairground and amusement park industry throughout the UK.
- To provide appropriate guidance and training for Registered Inspection Bodies and those in the fairground and amusement park industry.
The ADSC also provides the directors for ADIPS Ltd.
For more information on the ADSC member associations, visit their websites by clicking on the logos below