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§ 460.3. Rules regarding use of signage--Definition of sign

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 12. Amusement Ride Safety
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 460.3
§ 460.3. Rules regarding use of signage--Definition of sign
A. Pursuant to the authority granted to the Commissioner of Labor under Section 460 of Title 40 of the Oklahoma Statutes to promulgate rules for the safe installation, repair, maintenance, use, operation, and inspection of all amusement rides necessary for the protection of the general public using amusement rides, the Commissioner of Labor shall promulgate rules regarding the use of signage concerning amusement rides.
B. Rules promulgated pursuant to subsection A of this section shall include the following language:
1. An amusement ride owner shall display signs indicating the applicable safety responsibilities of riders as set forth by the Commissioner of Labor and the location of stations to report injuries. The signs must be located at:
a. each station for reporting an injury,
b. each first aid station, and
c. at each premises entrance and exit;
2. An amusement ride owner shall post a sign at each amusement ride that includes:
a. operational instruction, if any,
b. safety guidelines for rider, if any,
c. restrictions of the use of the amusement ride, if any,
d. behavior or activities that are prohibited, if any, and
e. a legend providing that “State law requires riders to obey all warnings and directions for this ride and behave in a manner that will not cause or contribute to injuring themselves or others. Failure to comply is punishable by fine and imprisonment.”;
3. Any sign required by this rule must be prominently displayed at a conspicuous location, clearly visible to the public and bold and legible in design; and
4. As used in this rule, “sign” means any symbol or language reasonably calculated to communicate information to a rider or the parent or guardian of a rider, including placards, prerecorded messages, live public address, stickers, pictures, video, verbal information, and visual signals.


Laws 2000, c. 295, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2000.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 460.3, OK ST T. 40 § 460.3
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 316 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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