ADIPS is piloting digital inspections of fairground rides with a view to rolling out the system across all inspections in 2017. The Polestar system allows inspectors to digitally capture inspection findings and results using a mobile application and improves the standard of inspection reports and reduces time from inspection to delivery of inspection reports to
The Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS) We have been made aware of comments which suggest a degree of confusion about the role of The Amusement Device Inspection Procedures Scheme (ADIPS). The ADSC supervises and oversees ADIPS. The ADSC is made up of representatives from all major industry associations, who represent the interests of ride
Following a successful Fairgrounds Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) Roadshow at the Hoppings in June 2015, ADIPS hosted a Roadshow at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on 14th January. This is the fourth SHAD event that ADIPS have hosted and the second in the Roadshow format which are planned to run alongside
The HSE have produce guidance on the safe operation of barrel (egg) trains. View guidance
The Amusement Device Safety Council (ADSC) has approved a Scheme which allows Ride controllers who arrange a second inspection in 2015 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 have organised a SHAD Roadshow to take place at The Hoppings on 17 June 2015. The event will feature a series of talks from technical, health & safety, and insurance experts. Advanced booking is not required for operators at The Hoppings – simply turn up! The event is free of charge and includes lunch
The publication of the new international standard, BS ISO 17842-2 ‘Safety of amusement rides and amusement devices – Part 2 Operation and use’ is available for purchase from the BSI website. View publication
UKAS – ADIPS are calling for participants to register for a pilot programme to accredit small inspection bodies performing inspections of fairground and amusement park equipment. View the ADIPS – UKAS Announcement.
Read HSE article on guarding juvenile fairground rides as featured in edition no. 5754 of the Worlds Fair View the article.
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