Safety Skills

2professionalismPROFESSIONALISM

Exhibiting professional qualities is key to ride operator/attendant safe practices. Such qualities include, but are not limited to: a neat appearance, exhibiting positive body language, eye contact, and proper tone of voice.

2engagementENGAGING RIDERS

Speak and/or engage with riders at points of contact to provide direction and/or provide verbal acknowledgement to enhance awareness of both the operator/attendant and rider. Speak and/or engage with riders at points of contact to provide direction and/or provide verbal

2screeningRIDER SCREENING

Screening for rider requirements/restrictions before riders enter ride boarding station/platform area is essential for rider safety.  Screening for rider requirements//platform area is essential for rider safety.

2loadLOADING/UNLOADING

Communication, direction and assistance is necessary to ensure a safe load/unload process.

2areaAREA ACCESS CONTROL

Confirming the ride perimeter is clear including the entry and exit gates are secured prior to ride start/dispatch is essential to maintain safe area access control.

2pre_dispatch

RESTRAINT DEVICE SECURITY VERIFICATION

Verifying the security of restraint devices on all passenger carrying ride units, including a visual check of rider seating and posture is an essential duty of the operator/attendant.

2operator

OPERATOR/ATTENDANT COMMUNICATIONS

Communication, whether between operators/attendants or delivering directional and safety spiels to riders, creates a safe and efficient operation.

2safe_zone

SAFE ZONES

Safe zones are secured areas at the ride where operators and attendants are positioned prior to ride start/dispatch, and remain until the ride comes to a full and complete stop.