of BUNGEE cords can cause severe injury to the user.
To avoid injury, read the following guidelines for your
- Wear protective eyewear when stretching,
fastening, or releasing hooks. A rebounding hook is dangerous.
- Inspect you BUNGEE cord before any use
to make sure that not alteration, cuts or abrasion appear.
- Do not use a BUNGEE cord that appears
frayed or worn or if the hook has been bent, gouged, or otherwise
- Do not stretch a BUNGEE beyond 50% of
its unstretched length. Extending the cord beyond 50% of its
unstretched length can cause failure of the cord or hook, or
slippage and dangerous rebound. Example: A 24 inch cord should
be stretched no more than a total of 36 inches, including hooks.
- Do not stretch a BUNGEE toward or away
from you to avoid being struck by a rebounding hook. Pull to one side. Keep you head and body
out of the rebound path.
- Do not anchor the hook by its tip. Attach
the hook loop center securely to a solid, inflexible mounting
- Do not use a BUNGEE on a shifting, swaying,
pendulous or top-heavy load. Use a rope instead.
- Do not use a BUNGEE around sharp or
abrasive edges or corners that can eventually cut, break, or
damage the cord.
- Store BUNGEE cords in a safe, dry environment.