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WHAT IS PIPA?


PIPA is an inspection scheme set up by the inflatable play industry to ensure that inflatable equipment conforms to recognised safety standards.


It is coordinated by The Performance Textiles Association (trading as MUTA), the UK's only Trade Association dedicated to marquees, tents and structures, whose members include manufacturers and operators of inflatable equipment.


The scheme is supported by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) who were consulted at every stage of its development.


Tagging and testing for bouncy castles and other inflatable play equipment that are bounced or slid on. PIPA currently does not cover inflatable games or pool inflatables


All inflatable play equipment that falls within the scope of the PIPA scheme should be tagged and entered onto the database.


A PIPA tag means the equipment is:


  1. Designed to a recognised standard (EN 14960) based on safety
  2. Tested by nationally qualified (Register of Play Inspectors International) inspectors
  3. Approved for commercial use


The PIPA scheme delivers:



PIPA has the support of:



Using equipment with a current PIPA certificate means you can be sure the equipment has been tested and passed the highest safety standards.


Inflatable Testing and Training Service (Grand Affairs Group) is a registered Inspection Body