Posted on 21/09/2021 in Building & Construction Furniture & Textiles Fire Safety 2021
Fire safety requirements for bounce houses

ICC clarifies US fire and safety requirements for inflatable amusement devices for the entertainment industry. The modified International Code Council International Fire Code (ICC IFC) requirement, applicable in the USA, clarifies that NFPA 701 Test Method 2 is required for fabrics for inflatable amusement devices, plus additional fire tests if required by local or other regulation. It is also added that devices must be designed, anchored, operated and maintained in accordance with ASTM F2374, to ensure physical safety.

“Bounce houses”, editorial of Fire Safety and Technical Bulletin, vol. 16, n°8, August 2021

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