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Safety & Security

Delivering the highest level of safety is our priority

Creating safe experiences for both guests and employees is fundamental to our industry, and IAAPA has the training, tools, and expert insight you need to ensure safety and security are a part of everything you do.

Safety & Security Tools

Facility Excellence Tool Evaluate your current level of safe operations and preparedness with this interactive assessment.
IAAPA Security Advisory Program Receive updates when security events happen in your area.
Ride Safety Report Get the big picture on safety at fixed-site attractions in the United States with the results of this annual survey, conducted by the National Safety Council.
IAAPA Security Exchange Program Connect with fellow security professionals to share security best practices.

Partnering for a Stronger Industry

IAAPA works with safety organizations around the world to harmonize international standards across countries. Learn more about the different types of standards and IAAPA's work.

ASTM Standards   EN Standards   ISO Standards


Amusement Ride Safety Regulations

IAAPA promotes and advocates for the adoption of effective amusement ride safety legislation at the most appropriate level of government. Safety is our industry's number one priority and the oversight provided by effective regulation is an important addition to steps taken by manufacturers and owners/operators to ensure that amusement rides are one of the safest forms of recreation.

Throughout the world, IAAPA staff and members work with regulatory authorities, inspection bodies, and standard development organizations to develop safety standards and regulations. These standards and regulations should be developed in consultation with industry stakeholders.

Please find HERE the Guidelines for Effective Amusement Ride Safety Regulations


Safety & Security Fact Sheets and Advisories

Stay on top of best practices and the latest trends in safety and security, as well as advisories on issues impacting the attractions industry around the world.

Amusement Ride Safety Learn about best practices in operating safe fixed-site rides.
Water Park Safety Explore the ways aquatic facilities operate with safety in mind.
IAAPA Safety White Papers and Advisories IAAPA's formal advisory on selfie sticks and other loose articles in relation to ride safety.

Security Quick Links

Questions about security? Use these resources to inform operations.

Training and Best Practices

Active Shooter Resources

Cybersecurity