NEWS

HOME

ABOUT US

OFFICERS

NEWS

SEMINARS

SEMINAR HANDOUTS

Safety Forum Brochure

Membership App

BULLETINS

Member Listing

LINKS

REGULATORY AGENCIES

CODE of ETHICS

CONSTITUTION

CERTIFICATION

MEMORIAL PAGE

ONLINE TRAINING

 

Look here for industry related news and bulletins updated on a weekly basis.

 

If it is new or news, you will find it here!

 

 

NEWS!!!

 

The State of California has issued a letter to manufacturer's of

Extreme Air Jumper, Trampoline Thing, Eurobungy Trampoline,

Bungee Trampoline, Spider Jump and all similar type rides

regarding the discontinued use of Half Body Harnesses on Amusement Rides

 

You can download that letter HERE!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

The State of North Carolina Department of Labor has issued a memo

regarding NDT of rides in their state following a recent incident.

 

You can download that memo HERE!!

 


 

NEWS!!!  

 

UPDATED

 

KMG has issued a Safety Alert regarding the Afterburner / Fireball

rides.

 

You can download the Safety Alert dated 2 August 2017 HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!! 

 

UPDATED 8 August 2017

 

Tivoli Mfg Ltd has issued an  Updated Safety Bulletin regarding the

Spinout type rides dated 7 August 2017. 

 

You can download the statement HERE!!

 


 

NEWS!!!  

 

Chance has issued a Safety Alert dated 28 July 2017 and a Safety

Bulletin Dated 1 August 2017 regarding the  Revolution style  rides. 

 

You can download  ALERT #A418CRM202-0 HERE!!

You can download Bulletin BULLETIN #B418CMR202-B HERE!!

 


 

 

The 31st Annual NAARSO Safety Forum will be held

 

January 28 thru February 2, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA.

 

You can download the Informational Flyer HERE!!

 


 

 

The 31st Annual NAARSO Safety Forum will be held

 

January 28 thru February 2, 2018 in Baton Rouge, LA.

 

You can download the Informational Flyer HERE!!

 


 

The 2017 Pace Seminar will be held  October 30th thru November 2nd 2017 in Bloomsburg, PA.

 

Download the Informational Flyer HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!  

 

Battech has issued a Bulletin regarding the Cliffhanger

Ride dated May 1, 2017. 

 

You can download the Bulletin HERE!!

 


 

NEWS!!!  

 

Chance has issued a Bulletin regarding the Wipeout

Ride dated Jul7 6, 2017. 

 

You can download the Bulletin #201 HERE!!

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

Larson has released a Bulletin regarding the Giant Loop rides

dated 12 July 2017 which can be downloaded  HERE!!

 

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

The State of Tennessee has issued the following

 

directive effective immediately regarding all

 

inspections of amusement rides in their state.

 

 

Effective immediately, the Online Inspection Report is now a required document for Amusement Device permitting in the State of Tennessee.

 

The State of Tennessee, Amusement Device Unit, now requires the standardized online inspection report be submitted for all new and renewed permits. This will allow certified third-party inspectors to enter and submit information directly to our office in a consistent, standardized format.

 

You may access this online inspection report on our website, on the following page:

http://tn.gov/workforce/article/amusement-devices-fees

 

Or you may access the form directly at: http://tn.gov/workforce/article/amusement-inspection-form

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

It is with deep sorrow that we have been informed of the passing

 

of our longtime member and past president

 

Marcus L. Lovelady Sr.

 

 

Marcus passed on February 13, 2016.

 

Rest In Peace Our Friend

 

 

 


 

 

NEW!!!

 

 

Larson has released a Bulletin regarding the Giant Loop rides

dated 30 January 2017 which can be downloaded here.

 

Larson Giant Loop Bulletin 1-30-17

 


 

 

The 30th Annual NAARSO Safety Forum was held

 

January 29 thru February 3, 2017 in Orlando Florida.

 

 

Thanks to all attendees, staff and instructors for making

this our largest seminar ever.

 

See You In 2018.

 


 

 

The 9th Annual NJAA - NAARSO Northeast Regional Outreach

 

Seminar will be held February 21st, 22nd & 23rd,2017 at the

 

Golden Nugget Casino Resort in Atlantic City, NJ.

 

You can download the information and application HERE!!!

 

 


 

The 2017 Northwest Showmen's Club Safety Seminar is scheduled

for February 12 thru 17, 2017 in Portland, OR

 

The brochure can be downloaded HERE!!

 


 

 

NEW!!!

 

 

Larson has released a Bulletin regarding certain Flying Scooter rides

dated 13 December 2016 which can be downloaded here.

 

Larson Flying Scooter Bulletin 12-13-16

 

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

It is with deep sorrow that we have been informed of the passing of

 

three long time members and supporters of NAARSO in 2016.

 

Mr. Rex Lewellen passsed away in July

 

Mr. Stephen Swika Jr passed away in August

 

Mr. Wayne "Jake" Inners passed away in December

 

Please keep our lost friends in your thoughts.

 

 


 

 

NEW!!!

 

 

Larson has released a Bulletin regarding undercarriage cross tubes

dated 31 October 2016 which can be downloaded here.

 

Larson Giant Loop Bulletin 10-31-16

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

has changed some of the requirements for third party inspectors

performing work in Tennessee. 

 

 

"ANY THIRD PARTY INSPECTOR PROVIDING

 

PAPERWORK FOR TENNESSEE PERMITS MUST

 

SUPPLY THEIR CLIENT WITH AN OVERVIEW

 

PICTURE OF THE DEVICE AND A PICTURE OF THE

 

DEVICE ID PLATE EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY."

 

 

For further information, please refer to the TN Department Of Labor

 & Workforce Development Amusement Device Unit Website

at the link provided HERE!!

 

 


 

 

** REMINDER TO ALL MEMBERS **

 

 

NO MEMBER OF NAARSO IS AUTHORIZED TO SPEAK

 

 FOR THE ORGANIZATION WITH THE EXCEPTION OF

 

THE CHAIR OF THE PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE,

 

THE PRESIDENT OR THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

 

Thank you for your assistance and cooperation

 

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

The Press Release from ARM regarding the Virginia Super Shot

 

ride incident  can be downloaded HERE!!

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

2016 Bulletins From Larson International Regarding the Flying

Scooter and Giant Loop rides can be downloaded here.

 

Flying Scooter Bulletin #L16-001 (E-Stop)

 

Flying Scooter Bulletin #L16-002 (Sweeps)

 

Flying Scooter Bulletin #l16-003 (Rider Restrictions)

 

Flying Scooter Bulletin #L16-004 (Corrosion Drain Holes)

 

Giant Loop Bulletin #L16-005 (Train Bolts)

 

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

 

Chance Has Issued A Service Bulletin Regarding Horse Hook

Retainers on their carousel rides dated February 4, 2016. 

 

You Can Download The Bulletin HERE!!

 


 

The NAARSO Newsletters Are Available For Download Here.

 

December 2014

 

February 2015

 

 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

Wisdom Has Issued Service Bulletins Regarding The Trap Doors On

 The Gravitron / Starship Rides Dated March and April of 2015. 

 

You Can Download The Bulletins At These Links:

Gravitron Trap Door Bulletin 25March2015

Gravitron Trap Door Bulletin 14April2015

 


 

 

 

NEWS!!!

 

 

HUSS Has Issued A Service Bulletin Regarding Mast Head Cracking

On Enterprise, UFO and Fly Away Rides Dated January of 2015. 

 

You Can Download The Bulletin 2015EnterpriseBulletin.pdf

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

Chance Rides has issued the following Safety Bulletins on November 21, 2014 that can be downloaded at the following links.

Bulletin #191 Park Model Giant Wheel

Bulletin #192 Zipper

Bulletin #193 Portable Giant Wheel

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A SAFETY ALERT from Watkins Expo Wheel has been issued on 3 January 2014 regarding potential cracks on main axle components can be downloaded HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A SAFETY NOTIFICATION from KMG regarding the proper loading procedures dated 15 October 2013 for the SPEED ride can be downloaded HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A SERVICE BULLETIN from KMG regarding the Emergency Evacuation procedures dated 14 October 2013 for the SPEED ride can be downloaded HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A SAFETY ALERT from the Queensland Government regarding Trabant and Matterhorn style rides dated 10-22-2013 can be downloaded HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A Bulletin from CRM regarding Chance Zumur rides dated 10-18-2013 can be downloaded HERE!!!

\


 

NEWS!!!

 

A SAFETY ALERT from Technical Park regarding their Gondola Wheels after the incident this summer in South America can be downloaded HERE!!!!!!


 

NEWS!!!

 

Three bulletins from Batech Enterprises LLC regarding their Zero Gravity rides dated 9-12-2013 can be downloaded here.

SR-5R-1309-01

SR-5R-1309-02

SR-5R-1309-02A


 

NEWS!!!

 

A bulletin from Majestic Mfg. regarding their Musik Express

rides dated 8-27-2013 can be downloaded HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A letter from MACK Rides requesting contact information

can be downloaded HERE!!

 


 

 

 


 

 

 

URGENT NEWS!!!

 

 

Important Information For All NAARSO Certificate

 

Holders Who Reside In The Hurricane Sandy Storm

 

Effected Areas That Are  Due For Renewal in 2013

 

Can Be Accessed HERE!!!

 


 

2013 Seminar Class Handouts Download Page Is

 

 Now Online & Can Be Accessed HERE!!!

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

 

The Registration Form for the Massachusetts Amusement Device Safety Seminar was held March 11 thru 15, 2013.

 

Handouts from the Classes Can Be Downloaded Here

 

Coaster Brakes MA 2013

 

Restraint Inspection MA 2013

 

Steel Coasters MA 2013

 

ASTM Basics MA 2013

 

Haunted Houses MA 2013

 

Field Notes And Report Writing MA Seminar 2013

 

Weather Planning 2013

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

A Safety Bulletin from Zierer regarding the Wave Swinger Rides dated 17 December 2012 can be downloaded HERE!!!

 

 


 

NEWS!!!

 

Majestic Manufacturing has issued a Safety Alert regarding their Musik Express rides dated 24 October 2012.

 

It can be downloaded HERE!!!

 


 

 

NEWS!!!

 

Zamperla has released a Service Bulletin and Weekly Check List for all Mini Jet Rides manufactured prior to January of 1996.

They can be downloaded HERE!!!


 

NEWS!!!

 

 

Chance/Morgan has released these two (2) Service Bulletins for Carousels on 5 Sept 2012.  Check the bulletins for affected models.

 

Chance Carousel Bulletin 174.pdf

 

Chance Carousel Bulletin 180.pdf

 

 

 

National Association of

Amusement Ride  Safety Officials

PO Box 638

Brandon, FL 33509-0638

(813) 661-2779

(800) 669-9053  FAX (813) 685-5117

Office E-Mail   NAARSO Info

 

Web Site Contact - NAARSO Answer Man