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Health and safety guidance for fairgrounds

This site provides information on fairground and fairground ride health and safety - including advice on what to do when people are hurt.
It will help those involved with buying, examining and operating rides to comply with health and safety law.

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Health and safety law applies to the supply, hire and use of inflatable play equipment which is used for commercial purposes. Inflatable play equipment is that which is "designed to be used by members of the public for entertainment purposes either as a slide or for bouncing upon".

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Updated 2016-06-02