Ohio farms that complement their agritourism activities with inflatable “bounce houses” and slides for kids to play on will soon be subject to new safety standards proposed by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA). Based on its authority to inspect “amusement rides,” ODA is proposing the regulations to ensure public safety through minimum standards for the operation and use of inflatable devices.
Read the blog from our Ag Law professional, here: http://go.osu.edu/inflatables
And, this is just the start. ODA has been inspecting other aspects of activities at many Ohio farms. Our team will be reporting the details and changes as soon as more details are availble.