ABOLITION OF MATURITY RISK ASSESSMENTS (MRAs) The decision of York Crown Court on 25 May 2017 that Maturity Risk Assessments (MRAs) should be regularly reviewed has been discussed by the Amusement Device Safety Council (ADSC). All of those involved in the development of the HSE publication HSG 175 fairgrounds and amusement parks – Guidance on
The Amusement Device Safety Council (ADSC) has approved a Scheme which allows Ride controllers who arrange a second inspection in 2017 to qualify for a grant towards inspection costs. The programme will allow Inspection Bodies to apply a subsidy of either £175 or £100 depending on the ride type and claim this back from
Non-destructive testing (NDT) is the process of testing for defects without affecting the condition of the component. In other words, once the test is complete the component can still be used! It is a critical part of inspection because defects may start inside components or be so small they cannot be seen without special tests.
The demand for ADIPS inspection – getting the balance right With an increase in rides and a decrease in inspectors over recent years it’s not too surprising that the Amusement Device Safety Council (ADSC) are looking closely at ways to ensure there are enough competent inspectors to carry out examinations of travelling fairground rides. A
Paperwork to check when buying a second hand ride Before you find ‘the one’, you’ll probably spend hours comparing and researching different rides until the breakthrough moment when you find the ride you want to buy. But before you part with hard-earned cash, be sure to check the following paperwork is in order. Pre-use inspection
7 new NAFLIC Technical Bulletins have been added to the ADIPS Technical Bulletins service. The Bulletins cover a range of general and ride specific information provided by the HSE, industry or ride manufacturers and recommend actions to be taken by controllers of fairground rides. View ADIPS Technical Bulletins
The Amusement Device Safety Council (ADSC) which manages and oversees ADIPS and promotes safe practice on fairgrounds held its most recent meeting at Drayton Manor Theme Park on 01 December 2016. The meeting discussed a number of items and agreed to implement a number of changes to the operation of ADIPS. Members discussed the priorities
The Amusement Device Safety Council (ADSC) has approved a Scheme which allows Ride owners/controllers who arrange a second inspection in 2016 to qualify for a grant towards inspection costs. The programme will allow Inspection Bodies to apply a subsidy of either £125 or £75 depending on the ride type and claim this back from ADIPS.
ADIPS is looking to recruit new inspection bodies to work in the fairground and amusement park industry. Companies and individuals who have relevant qualifications and engineering experience, and wish to carry out inspection of amusement devices, should consider ADIPS registration. Help is at hand for interested organisations. ADIPS provides support to new inspection bodies during
The fifth ADIPS Safety and Health Awareness Day is to take place to coincide with the Hull Fair on 5 October 2016. This free event is being held in the New Walton Club and is dedicated to raising awareness and providing advice and information on health, safety and risk. The day is being organised by