Agencies that Regulate Amusement Rides

The following list provides links to the CARES member agencies, as well as some non-member agencies that regulate the safety of amusement rides in the United States and abroad. Note that website links change frequently; the information on this page may not always be current. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission also maintains a Directory of State Amusement Ride Officials.

United States
Alaska Department of Labor
Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health
Arkansas Department of Labor CARES Member
California Division of Occupational Safety and Health CARES Member
Colorado Division of Oil and Public Safety CARES Member
Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection CARES Member
Delaware Office of State Fire Marshall
Florida Department of Agriculture CARES Member
Georgia Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner CARES Member
Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations CARES Member
Idaho Division of Building Safety
Illinois Department of Labor CARES Member
Illinois Department of Public Health
Indiana Department of Homeland Security CARES Member
Iowa Workforce Development CARES Member
Iowa Department of Public Health
Kansas Department of Labor
Kentucky Department of Agriculture CARES Member
Louisiana State Fire Marshal Office CARES Member
Maine Department of Public Safety CARES Member
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation CARES Member
Massachusetts Department of Public Safety CARES Member
Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs CARES Member
Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
Missouri Division of Fire Safety CARES Member
Nebraska Department of Labor, Office of Safety
New Hampshire Department of Safety
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs CARES Member
New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department
New York Department of Labor CARES Member
North Carolina Department of Labor
North Dakota Department of Health
Ohio Department of Agriculture CARES Member
Oklahoma Department of Labor CARES Member
Oregon Building Codes
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture CARES Member
Rhode Island Building Commission CARES Member
South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation CARES Member
South Dakota Department of Health
Tennessee Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development CARES Member
Texas Department of Insurance
United States Consumer Product Safety Commission CARES Associate Member
Utah Division of Consumer Protection
Vermont Secretary of State, Corporations Division
Virginia State Building Code Administrative Office CARES Member
Washington Department of Labor and Industries CARES Member
Washington Department of Health
West Virginia Division of Labor, Safety Section
Wisconsin Department of Commerce, Safety and Building Division
Republic of Singapore
Singapore Building and Construction Authority CARES Associate Member
Great Britain (UK)
UK National Association for Leisure Industry Certification (NAFLIC)
UK Health and Safety Executive
UK Leisure Technical Consultants Limited CARES Associate Member
Canada
Alberta Elevating Devices & Amusement Rides Safety Association CARES Member
British Columbia Safety Authority CARES Member
New Brunswick Department of Justice and Public Safety CARES Member
Nova Scotia Labour and Workforce Development CARES Member
Ontario Technical Standards and Safety Authority