Before you even commit to an operator, you need to ask a few basic questions:
- Are they insured and will they supply a copy of their insurance certificate?
- Are they trained/experienced in inflatable operations?
- What safety measures do they provide YOU with?Price should not even be a considerations!
After the operator arrives, they should do the following and it is your job to pay attention to help make sure its done properly:
- A tarp should be placed on the ground to protect the bottom of the unit.
- The unit should be staked down or heavily weighted down with ground weights or sandbags.
- When the unit is inflated, make sure there are no rips or holes visible.
- Make sure the unit is fully inflated and not sagging anywhere.
- The operator MUST cover all operating and safety procedures verbally, and should leave printed instructions as well.
- It is your responsibility to ask questions if you do not understand anything particular.
After the operator leaves, you should always:
- Attend the unit at all times.
- Keep children age 3 and under OUT of the area.
- Make sure all children are grouped according to SIZE.
- DO NOT exceed the maximum ride capacity at any time.
- Perform safety checks of the equipment frequently. Operators will show you how.
- Turn the unit off during inclement weather or high winds.
- Seek medical attention for ALL injuries IF they occur.
- Follow ALL posted safety rules at all times.
- These simple tips will help keep you safe and allow you to enjoy the rental of your inflatable. Remember, safety first, safety always! Safety is everyone’s job!