Wisconsin Dells Kalahari Water Park

Larry is certified to inspect amusement rides.


Photos were taken at the Tower Ride at Kalahari Water Park in Wisconsin Dells.


He also inspects the rides at Kalahari in Sandusky, Ohio.




Amusement rides and devices are used by members of the public who have a high expectation that they will be able to do so safely. In Australia, State and Territory Governments are responsible for the regulation of occupational health and safety, which includes fairground and amusement equipment. Though regulations vary considerably between jurisdictions, the law generally holds ride owners responsible for the safety of people on amusement rides and devices.

Ride owners and operators relocate, assemble, check and operate their equipment in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions and procedures recommended by AS3533. However, the technical expertise of the engineering profession is essential to in-service inspection and safety certification. Registration on the National Professional Engineers Register (NPER) or the National Engineering Technologists Register (NETR) in the area of Amusement Rides and Devices In-service Inspection will help owners and operators to choose who to engage for in-service inspections.

The management of the specific area of practice of Amusement Rides and Devices In-Service Inspection is the responsibility of a competency panel comprising representatives of:

Assessment of applications is the responsibility of an assessment panel, established by the Institution and comprising experienced practitioners in the Amusement and Leisure Industry.

Download the the guideline for Amusement Rides and Devices In-service Inspection for more complete information on competencies required for this area of practice and how to apply for registration.