Industrial Safety and Health FAQs

The Kansas Department of Labor Industrial Safety and Health Division (ISH) is responsible for identifying safety hazards and helping Kansas businesses and public sector entities eliminate unsafe practices. The division promotes programs throughout the state designed to help Kansas workers avoid on-the-job injuries and provide a safe working environment.

What if my business can be classified as more than one business entity type?

Pick the business entity type that best fits your business. The following cost and insurance requirement schedule may help you determine which option to choose.

Supporting documentation may be required. For example, your business entity may qualify as both a Limited Use and Governmental. The business entity registration fee is the same. However, limited use will pay a higher per ride fee, but requires lower insurance coverage.

Antique:

  • $50 Entity registration fee;
  • $50 Permit fee per ride for permanent or temporary ride locations;

AND

  • Proof of insurance with minimum coverages of $750,000 per occurrence and $1,000,000 annual aggregate. 

Limited Use:

  • $50 Entity registration fee;
  • $50 Permit fee per ride for permanent or temporary ride locations; 

AND

  • Proof of insurance with minimum coverages of $750,000 per occurrence and $1,000,000 annual aggregate.

Registered Agritourism:

  • $50 Entity registration fee;
  • $50 Permit fee per ride for permanent or temporary ride locations; 

AND

  • Proof of insurance with minimum coverages of $750,000 per occurrence and $1,000,000 annual aggregate. 

Governmental Agency:

  • $50 Entity registration fee;
  • $10 Permit fee per ride for permanent or temporary ride locations; 

AND

  • Proof of insurance with minimum coverages of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 annual aggregate.
  • (Per K.S.A. 40-4802, “this requirement shall be satisfied if the owner of such amusement ride is the state or any subdivision of the state and such owner selfinsures, or participates in a public self-insurance pool in accordance with K.S.A. 75-6111.” (Documentation of self-insurance must be provided at the time of registration.) 

Not For Profit:

  • $50 Entity registration fee;
  • $10 Permit fee per ride for permanent or temporary ride locations; 

AND

  • Proof of insurance with minimum coverages of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 annual aggregate. 

For Profit:

  • $500 Entity registration fee for operation at a permanent location; and
  • $100 Permit fee for each permanent Class B ride;
  • $75 Permit fee for each permanent Class A ride. 

OR

  • $250 Entity registration fee for operation in temporary locations; if you operate at temporary locations; and
  • $30 Permit fee per ride, for either Class A or Class B rides; 

AND

  • Proof of insurance with minimum coverages of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $2,000,000 annual aggregate.