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Parents warned of dangers of unregulated bouncy castle firms

Less than 30 per cent of Irish companies comply with the safety standards Many Irish companies renting bouncy castles are putting children at risk by failing to adhere to European safety standards, the umbrella body in the sector has warned. Parents are being urged to take extra care when hiring bouncy castles over the summer and ensure companies […]

IIHF – Method Statement – Inflatables

Members of the IIHF are professional, fully insured hirers of Bouncy Castles & Inflatables in Ireland. In fact, the only way to get insurance for this particular industry is through the IIHF. So if a hirer is providing you with a Bouncy Castle or Inflatable without being a member, then they are doing so without insurance.

Bouncy Castle & Inflatable Risk Assessment

All inflatables in the IIHF Group will comply with European Safety Standard EN14960-2019All companies, individuals and employees will comply with the Safety standard in their work method.
All members will achieve a professional qualification awarded by the RPII (Register of Play Inspectors International)

Are Bouncy Castles Safe? 

This is a big question and the IIHF (Irish Inflatable Hirers Federation) are getting asked this question regularly. When we hear people asking this question we presume they are also referring to all kinds of constant flow inflatables such as Bouncy castles, Slides, Obstacle courses combos and the many many other inflatable games on the […]

The History of Bouncy Castles

Both the Americans and the British have a claim to have invented bounce houses. The British claim is circumstantial. Invention of Inflatable Moonwalks In 1962 John Scurlock was experimenting with inflatable solutions for tennis court covers, swimming pools, and other enclosures. He noticed that employees had fun walking on the inflatables. The loss and refilling […]