N.Y. Labor Law Section 870-A
Legislative intent


The purpose of this article is to guard against personal injuries in the assembly, disassembly and use of amusement devices, viewing stands and tents at carnivals, fairs and amusement parks to persons employed at or attending the same, and, in the event of a personal injury, to insure to the injured party the possibility of financial recovery as against the owner of the carnival, fair or amusement park where the injury occurred.


It is the intent of this article that such devices, viewing stands and tents shall be so designed, constructed, assembled or disassembled, maintained and operated as to prevent such injuries.

Source: Section 870-A — Legislative intent, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/870-A (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

Last modified:
Sep. 22, 2014

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