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    ASTM F2974 - 20

    Standard Practice for Auditing Amusement Rides and Devices

    Active Standard ASTM F2974 | Developed by Subcommittee: F24.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.07

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    Significance and Use

    4.1 The purpose of this practice is to provide the minimum auditing requirements for audits of amusement rides and devices.

    4.2 An audit can include inspections, evaluations, or examinations during the design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, operation, or major modification of an amusement ride or device.

    4.3 When audits are performed, they shall occur during the relevant stages of an amusement ride or device’s design, manufacture, installation, commissioning or major modification. This practice does not require recurring design, manufacturing, installation, commissioning, or major modification audits.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice establishes minimum requirements for auditing conformance to ASTM Committee F24 Standards during an audit of an amusement ride or device within a defined scope.

    1.2 Defined scope of audit shall include but not be limited to the following:

    1.2.1 Auditors sufficient relevant education, training, technical knowledge, certifications as appropriate, and experience to properly audit an amusement ride or device in accordance with subsection 5.1 of this standard.

    1.2.2 Visual acuity requirements (if applicable) in accordance with subsection 5.1.3 of this standard.

    1.2.3 Reference standards including published year.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F747 Terminology Relating to Amusement Rides and Devices

    F770 Practice for Ownership, Operation, Maintenance, and Inspection of Amusement Rides and Devices

    F1193 Practice for Quality, Manufacture, and Construction of Amusement Rides and Devices

    F2291 Practice for Design of Amusement Rides and Devices

    ISO Standard

    ISO 9712

    AWS Standard

    AWS B5.1 Specification for the Qualification of Welding Inspectors

    ASNT Document

    ASNT-SNT-TC-1A Recommended Practice Personnel Qualification and Certification in Nondestructive Testing

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.200.99 (Other equipment for entertainment)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2974-20

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2974-20, Standard Practice for Auditing Amusement Rides and Devices, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

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