If you are in the amusement park industry then other than providing fun and entertainment for your visitors, you need to ensure their safety and security too. There is nothing worse than being hurt when taking thrilling ride at amusement park. Not only because of the physical injury but because of the psychological trauma too.
Now and then we hear about horrifying accidents in amusement parks despite the unbelievable rates that only one person might be hurt in 14 million. If you don`t want to beat the odds in your amusement park then here are some things you need to pay attention to.
1. Following Regulations
First things first you need to obey the already set regulations. Finding your way around them will not only be a shortcut to a tremendous amount of money as a fine, but additionally, a visitor might be hurt. In these regulations stands how the park should operate, how often the rides should be tested, the manufacturing requirements to be fulfilled, the speed regulations, and safe design of the amusement rides.
2. Regular Maintenance
The next important thing is that the roller coasters should be tested every single day before the park is open.
This will be a guarantee that they are running smoothly and it should be done by a team of specialized and professional engineers and mechanics. Additionally, besides the daily regulations, there are also a number of other detailed inspections that are done on a weekly, monthly, or annual basis.
3. Proper Training for the Employees
Next thing you need to do is provide your employees a proper training. Your employees are the face of your amusement park, and accordingly, they should be well trained, friendly, and most importantly they should know to act in every situation.
All of the employees should be trained not only when they are hired, but they should have different seminars and informational gatherings on a weekly basis too.
They should know all of the rules in the park, and additionally, they should be the first to warn a visitor when he/she is not following them. This might make all the difference in the world in times of critical situations.
4. Following restrictions
Almost all of the rides have some rider restrictions, and they stand there because of reasons. You need to make sure your employees know all of them and accordingly follow them. They shouldn’t make exceptions for anybody!