The regulation and standards of the aerial adventure and zip line industry are changing. Stay up-to-date with the latest news on how the standards affect your operation.
Regulations & Standards
It’s a busy time for standards and regulations. At press time, several developments were in the works.
The Colorado Division of Oil and Public Safety, which oversees amusement device regulation in the State of Colorado, has released an updated draft of proposed changes to the Amusement Rides and Devices Regulations for stakeholder review.
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.
The state of Alaska is holding a public meeting on July 12 in Anchorage to take public comment on whether it should draft standards for zip line operations in the state, and if so, what standards it should use.