29 06, 2020

Risk Assessment

By |June 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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. This qualification as an operator and attendant of inflatable equipment will apart [...]

29 06, 2020

Weather Statement

By |June 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Weather Statement All inflatable are weather sensitive. 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 [...]

23 06, 2020

Method Statement

By |June 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

    IIHF - Method Statement – Inflatables   1. Upon arrival, the driver will take note of any safety information or displays and adhere to the rules of the site at all times. If no specific rules are given for on site, the driver will adhere to the rules outlined in the highway cod [...]

27 11, 2019

Coronavirus

By |November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dear Members, We all hope that the coronavirus will not progress to a complete lock-down of social activity like we see in Italy. All experts agree that the situation will get worse before it gets better. As inflatable operators we have a responsibility to our customers to assure them that as an industry we have [...]

26 08, 2019
  • IIHF - Blog Post - Insurance Inflatable Leisure Industry News Update

The insurance crisis affecting Bouncing castles and other inflatables in the Republic of Ireland

By |August 26th, 2019|hirernews|0 Comments

The insurance crisis affecting Bouncing castles and other inflatables in the Republic of Ireland Recently the last insurance company covering public liability insurance for inflatables pulled out of the Republic of Ireland leaving the industry facing disaster. As each companies renewal date arrives, the following day they have no insurance policy in place. In less [...]

30 04, 2018

Protect that Child Protect this Industry

By |April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Its that busy time of the year again.In light of a recent court case in England resulting in the death of a child possibly  due to the  lack of anchorage and the fact that the unit did not comply with current standards.Please see the link below https://www.cambridge-news.co.uk/news/local-news/bouncy-castle-standards-summer-grant-14577547 It is time this industry took more control of how [...]

18 05, 2017
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Parents warned of dangers of unregulated bouncy castle firms

By |May 18th, 2017|hirernews|0 Comments

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 [...]

3 05, 2017
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What to watch out for when hiring a bouncing castle or Inflatable

By |May 3rd, 2017|hirernews|0 Comments

What to watch out for when hiring a bouncing castle or Inflatable in Ireland. Bouncing Castle Hire - Hiring a Bouncing 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 [...]

7 04, 2016
  • Bouncy Castle Hire Rental - Irish Inflatable Hirers Federation - Dublin Meath Louth_Bouncy Castle Hire Ireland

The History of Bouncy Castles

By |April 7th, 2016|hirernews|0 Comments

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 [...]

7 04, 2016

Advertise with us

By |April 7th, 2016|hirernews|0 Comments

Advertise with us The IIHF website offers a unique opportunity for inflatable Manufacturers, Sellers and Repairers in Ireland or anywhere in the world to advertise directly to your target market. With over 150 members and growing all over Ireland, this website offers the best and most cost-effective forum to display your goods or services. Contact [...]