Journal Article Title: Amusement Rides and Water Slides
Article Author(s): HALYARD, PAUL J., P.E.
Volume: 8
Volume #: 2
Month: December
Year: 1991


Amusement parks have increased in popularity around the world, with attendance escalating to more than 15 million people each year. In addition to the United States, Japan and European countries are currently developing parks, featuring amusement rides and water slides. Today, I will discuss the design and maintenance criteria of amusement park rides and waterpark slides, as well as the protection by the authority with local jurisdiction of the public from construction to operation. I will also cite typical cases which reinforce the need for requirements and standards,

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