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Pettalia said the USW District 6 carnival, which has operated since the mid 1990s, has seen few injuries in that time.
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Gaming rules end carnival fun
USW District 6 says it will stop renting out its inflatable equipment as of the end of September based on Converse Casual Boots word from provincial gaming officials that the payroll lottery used to subsidize the carnival was not being operated properly, said David Pettalia, treasurer of district's social services committee.
have rides where we have four volunteers on the ride to ensure the safety of the children and if there isn't four volunteers to participate, we don't put those rides up, Pettalia said.
to control the number of kids and to make sure large children and small children are not in it at the same time.
A federal government report says bouncy castle injuries have spiked in recent years, but the United Steelworkers says it is gaming rules, not safety concerns, that are behind plans to phase out its popular inflatable carnival.
with kids 2 9 the hardest hit. The study recommends efforts to prevent injuries and potential fatalities.
As for what will become of the carnival equipment, Pettalia said USW hopes to find another group that will be able to take it over. The Steelworkers own the trucks used to transport the carnival, but Pettalia said because the rides themselves were purchased with lottery funds they will need to be sold, with part of the proceeds going to Sault Area Hospital and Group Health Centre, which also took part in the lotto.
He said the carnival, which requires around $12,000 a year in liability insurance, isn't practical to run without the lottery money, so it is being phased out.
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been told we've been doing it wrong we have to collect the money first and we just don't believe it's feasible to get people to pay double for a lottery ticket, to catch up, said Pettalia.
Meanwhile, an article published on the Public Health Agency of Canada website points to a sharp increase in emergency department visits related to inflatable amusement attractions and recommends injury prevention efforts focusing on standards and operator error.
USW charges service clubs just $200 for rental of its carnival kits, and another $200 to cover the fee for two attendants who are Technical Safety Standards Association certified to be there to oversee things. He said the lottery paid for the bulk of the cost of running the carnival.
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