Prior to operation,
initial test of an
amusement device in accordance with the designer’s instructions,
witnessed by an inspection body competent in the verification of
such tests. This is in addition to any supplementary testing of the device
components and systems, which
may have completed previously.
test is carried out to ensure the safe working
of the entire device.
Safety systems are scrutinised with particular attention to
evacuation of the device in the unlikely event of failure.
Designed characteristics such as design loads and operating
conditions (for example, wind loading) are considered, simulated and
verified at this stage.
Emergency access and egress is demonstrated to prove the environment
is adequate for safe utilisation.