Illinois Compiled Statutes 745 ILCS 72 Roller Skating Rink Safety Act. Section 15

    (745 ILCS 72/15)

    Sec. 15. Operator responsibilities. It is the responsibility of the operator to the extent practicable to:

        (1) Post the duties of roller skaters and spectators

    and the duties and obligations of the operator as prescribed in this Act in conspicuous places in at least 3 locations in the roller skating rink.

        (2) Comply with all roller skating rink safety

    standards published by the Roller Skating Rink Operators Association, including but not limited to the proper maintenance of roller skating equipment and roller skating surfaces.

        (3) Maintain the stability and legibility of all

    signs, symbols, and posted notices required by this Act.

        (4) When the rink is open for sessions, have at least

    one floor supervisor on duty for every 200 skaters.

        (5) Maintain the skating surface in a reasonably safe

    condition and clean and inspect the skating surface before each session.

        (6) Maintain in good condition the railings,

    kickboards, and walls surrounding the skating surface.

        (7) In rinks with step-up or step-down skating

    surfaces, ensure that the covering on the riser is securely fastened.

        (8) Install fire extinguishers and inspect fire

    extinguishers at recommended intervals.

        (9) Inspect emergency lighting units periodically to

    insure the lights are in proper order.

        (10) Keep exit lights and lights in service areas on

    when skating surface lights are turned off during special numbers.

        (11) Check rental skates on a regular basis to insure

    the skates are in good mechanical condition.

        (12) Comply with all applicable State and local

    safety codes.

(Source: P.A. 89-37, eff. 1-1-96.)

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