The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) is seeking applications for the ACCT Consensus Group.
Author Rick Kahl
It’s a busy time for standards and regulations. At press time, several developments were in the works.
On March 22, in a surprise move, the ASTM F24 Amusement Rides and Devices Committee’s Evolution Task Group initiated a ballot on the revision of ASTM F2959-18 regarding the scope of the standard.
Will the ASTM F2959 standard expand to include more traditional operations and programs?
Virtual reality remains hot, netting and ninja features are on the rise, and the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions’ IAAPA Expo continues to grow.
Two people were injured in separate incidents during the soft opening of the Fly LINQ zip line at the Linq Promenade on the Las Vegas Strip in early November.
At its October meeting, the F2959 Aerial Adventure Course Task Group tabled the ballot item that removed the exclusions to the F2959-18 standard, for a period of one year, as Adventure Park Insider reported earlier.
The ASTM F24 Amusement Device committee’s ballot to F2959-16, Standard Practices for Aerial Adventure Courses, has been tabled for a year.
The Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) has released two “white papers” that highlight what it sees as shortcomings in proposed changes to the ASTM F2959-16 standard, currently being balloted by ASTM F24.
The ASTM F24 Committee is balloting a proposed revision to the F2959-16 standard that would remove the exclusion for traditional non-commercial operations.