Mr Jay A Maxwell the founder and Chairman of Jumping Jack Inflatables is Australia’s leading design engineer of inflatable amusement devices. He can help resolve design issues that arise when an imported inflatable fails to work as it was intended or does not meet the Australian Standard. He will make recommendations on how best to fix the problem and will liaise with the overseas manufacturer on your behalf.
Mr Jay A Maxwell is recognised as an expert in the field of inflatable design engineering and fabrication. He is considered a competent person who can carry out the certification and verification of inflatable’s that require design and plant registration. Jay can carry out inspection and certifications anywhere in Australia and can also provide you with the required log books, manufacturers instructions and maintenance schedules. Jay has a thorough understanding of the Australian Standard AS3533.1 and AS3533.2 – 2009, AS3533.3 – 2003, AS3533.4.1-2018 and the recently ratified AS3533.4.5 2017 Waterborne inflatable (WBI) standard and AS3533.4.2-2013 Contained Play Facilities.
Also in order to assist you with your legal requirements Jay keeps in contact with the regulators in each State and Territory. The regulator in your location may be known as WorkCover, Workplace services or Safe Work and it is their responsibility to oversee and enforce compliance.
Summary of services
- Inflatable amusement device inspection and certification
- On site inspections carried out anywhere in Australia
- Design verification
- Design drafting
- Design engineering
- Design registration process assistance
- Plant registration process assistance
- Operating and maintenance manual compiling
- Expert witness consulting and testimony in legal matters
The new Safe Work Australia regulations with regard to design verification, design registration and item registration which includes all class 2 and above amusement devices came into effect on the 1st of January 2012.
Class 1 rides and devices, devices with a platform height of less than 3 metres and certain air sealed inflatables are exempt from the new regulation requirements.
If your inflatable has a platform height when measured from the supporting surface of 3 metres or higher and is operated via a constant (continuous) air flow and patrons interact with it via their own motion (that is, they play on it) then that inflatable will require design verification, design registration and item registration.
However some states and territories (including Victoria and WA) have not passed the legislation required to enforce the new regulations and some states including NSW have deferred some aspects including , but not limited to, design registration of devices designed prior to 2012.
Please contact Jay for further information on your State or Territories current status.