RR579 - Passenger behaviour on amusement rides

The main aim of this field study was to produce a catalogue of behaviours which passengers exhibit whilst on amusement rides. An additional aim was to provide a benchmark of behaviour incidence levels, with the expectation of making a comparison study in a number years time to identify any changing trends in behaviour. The field study was designed in order to cover a wide range of different ride types under a wide and representative range of conditions as follows:

This report and the work it describes were funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Its contents, including any opinions and/or conclusions expressed, are those of the author alone and do not necessarily reflect HSE policy.

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Updated 2021-04-21