What to watch out for when hiring a bouncy castle or Inflatable in Ireland.
Bouncy Castle Hire – Hiring a Bouncy Castle, Inflatable Slide, or Obstacle Course for a birthday party, Holy Communion, or just a fun day at home, is the best and healthiest wholesome fun that can be had for your children and your guests.
Protect that Child Protect this Industry
It’s that busy time of the year again and in light of a recent court case in England due to the death of a child – possibly due to the lack of anchorage – and the fact that the unit did not comply with current standards, it’s time to talk about protecting our kids. Please […]
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.
Inflatables and Weather
All inflatables are weather sensitive, therefore we will adhere to wind restrictions laid down in the European standard EN148960 2019. Mainly, inflatables shall not be used in winds exceeding force 5 on the Beaufort scale 18 to 24 MPH – 29to 38KM/H. When making the assessment the likely hood of gusts and the site vulnerability […]
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 […]
How much does it cost to run a bouncy castle?
Not very much is the answer! If you consider the fantastic healthy fun that can be had with all the different inflatables on offer to hire, from Bouncy castles to inflatable slides, obstacle courses, Combie castles, bungee runs and a whole range of inflatable games.
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 […]