All our products are manufactured from materials which comply with the stringent tests required by the industry including ( British Standards ) BS EN 71 (part 2 & 3) for Soft Play and the current BS/EN14960 for Inflatable’s. All our materials are fully coated with flame retardant PVC specifically designed for the inflatable and soft play industry
Annual Safety Testing
The only legal requirement for the safety inspecting of bouncy castles and inflatables is to comply with The Provision and Use of Work Equipment regulations 1998 (PUWER) This states that you must have an annual inspection carried out by a competent person. The HSE themselves do not and will not officially recommend any specific body. All they specify is if the test was carried out by a competent person and as such we use an independent competent inspector. As part of this testing, The tester must be able to demonstrate that the inflatable is manufactured in accordance with the latest BS/EN14960 Regulations, which ensures inflatables are safe in design and manufacture, are Flame retardant and fit for purpose as well as ensuring the inflatables are in a good state of repair.
All ABC Crazy Castles electrical equipment is PAT tested (Portable Appliance Testing) which is carried out every 6 months for your health and safety. PAT testing is a policy in the UK in which routine safety checks are performed on electrical appliances. Essentially, this is a common sense safety regulation to ensure that any people, workers or hires who might come into contact with portable electrical appliances are not at risk of injury.
Although not compulsory, It is strongly recommended that any person organizing an event undertakes a risk assessments of the entire site, especially if you are expecting a large number of excited attendees all in one area. A risk assessment will not eliminate the risks but will assist the organizers to identify any potential hazards and manage the risks accordingly.
Portable appliance testing (PAT testing)
All companies in the UK must be able to prove that all electrical items for use within the company have been tested and maintained. ABC Crazy Castles comply with the latest legislation regarding PAT testing of all our appliances regardless of use electrical items and are proud of it.
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