As soon as we get on a trampoline we often think we are invincible, however, it's important to consider the fitness level of whoever uses it and warn them about the dangers. Anyone who is not very fit or who suffers from chronic injuries, particularly of the head and neck, must be very careful on a trampoline and should perhaps avoid it altogether.
Trampolines are constructed with a lot of metal springs which can be very dangerous if a person falls on them. To avoid this, cover these areas with padding. You will also want to consider the location of your trampoline and think about what type of surface someone would land on if they were to fall off. It is best to place a trampoline on wood chips or another type of spongy surface. Of course, the best way to prevent someone from falling off at all is to have a safety net surrounding the trampoline.
Jumping on a trampoline simultaneously is something children love to do; however, this also greatly increases the chances that a child will get hurt. Make sure you supervise young children while they are using the trampoline and only let one person use it at a time.
Remember, as the homeowner, it is your responsibility to make sure your property is a safe environment. This includes the backyard trampoline.