Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.63 - Water Slides Erected Permanently or Temporarily in the State
09.12.63.03 - Manual

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.12.63.03

09.12.63.03. Manual

A. Each owner of a water slide shall develop or obtain a detailed written operational manual for all phases of operation and maintenance of each component of the water slide.

B. Each owner shall ensure that the manual is legible, in English, and readily accessible.

C. The manual shall include:

(1) Water slide maintenance and cleanup procedures;

(2) Repair procedures for water slides and decks;

(3) Equipment operation instructions;

(4) Inspection procedures;

(5) Operator job descriptions;

(6) First aid procedures;

(7) A list of emergency medical telephone numbers;

(8) Recordkeeping logs for:

(a) Operational activities including daily inspections; and

(b) Injuries;

(9) A written emergency plan which, in addition to the requirements contained in COMAR 09.12.62.08B, includes:

(a) Procedures for cessation of slide operations when:

(i) The water supply is cut off; or

(ii) A power outage occurs during nighttime operations;

(b) Methods of crowd control during general evacuation of the water slide;

(c) Provisions for first aid;

(d) Employee responsibilities; and

(e) An effective signalling system such as warning bells or bull horns.

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