For the most up to date information on the State of Oklahoma Regulations of Climbing Walls - please call our office at (877) 206-8967 or the state department listed below:

Safety Standards Division
State Department of Labor
4001 N. Lincoln Boulevard
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-5212

TELEPHONE: (405) 528-1500 ext. 242
FAX: (405) 525-0252

STATUTE: Oklahoma Amusement Ride Safety Act Title 40 O.S. Sections 460 thru 469 and Adopted Rules dated February 14, 1984; '86; '87; '90; '91; '00; '02; (Rules recodified in 1993)

PERMITS AND LICENSES: Annual registration. Certificate of Operation issued each mobile and fixed locations - each ride is to be registered with the Oklahoma Labor Department

INSPECTION: Inspection required by state inspectors: a) Mobile - each time set up; b) Permanent - annual. Insurance is required.

An inspection performed on a climbing wall by the Oklahoma Dept, of labor will not be a hands on inspection. The State inspector will be primarily looking at paperwork, including:

  • Engineering Plans and Drawings
  • Operations Manual
  • Inspection Records and Logs - to be performed by Qualified 3rd Party Inspector
  • Staff Training Records and Certficates.

Having a state inspection is a duty to demponstrate to the state that you are in compliance with the law and that is it. You must hire a 3rd party inspector to perform a hands on inspection of your climbing wall or tower in the State of Oklahoma.

Oklahoma climbing wall inspection state map