Frequently Asked Questions
Are you insured?
Yes, we are fully insured and our insurance document is always available to see at our events. If you have any specific questions please contact us.
Is your equipment tested?
Yes - all our equipment is independently tested and all certificates are available to view on site.
What qualifications do your crew have?
All our instructors and senior site staff have recieved rigorous training and sat written and practical exams. All crew training and work experience is logged.
Do you use a back up harness?
Yes - this is an essential part of bungee jumping, you should always jump with a back up harness with two seperate connections. The UK Bungee Club use ankle harnesses with a back up waist harness both with seperate connection points to the jumpstation.
How do I know its safe?
As with any activity, there are risks involved in participating but we try to minimise these as much as possible. Please read a lot of the FAQ's in this section as well our information on the safety page it will help you to understand how we operate and to help to inform you of the risks involved.
On the day of the jump you will go through a process where you will be checked indvidually on a one on one basis by five seperate people before you will be allowed to jump. Throughout the process our crew will explain what it is they are doing, please don't hesitate to speak to them or to speak to the site controller if you have any questions or need any further instruction.
What is the BERSA Code?
The BERSA Code of Safe Practice outlines the requirements and guidelines for the safe conduct of Bungee Jumping in the UK.
It was compiled and produced over a 14 month period in full consultation with the UK Health and Safety Executive, their safety advisers and other Bungee Jumpers.
The UK Bungee Club conducts all its operations in accordance with The BERSA Code