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How to ensure safety for participants in escape rooms?

How to ensure safety for participants in escape rooms?

Escape Rooms are 60-minute real-life adventure games.

They are also known as escape games, in which a team of two to six players work together to find clues, connect puzzles, complete tasks, solve riddles and riddles, and discover things that lead step by step to unraveling the mystery. And all this, in addition to provoking logical thinking, brings great pleasure and fun.

The goal is often to escape from the place of the game, from the room itself.

Game name, "Escape Room", -  literally means a complex endeavor, meaning "escape from a room" or "escape room"

The games are challenging and some bands fail to get out on time. Don't worry - at the end of the 60 minutes the guide unlocks the room and lets the participants out. The rest of the time, if you have too much trouble with a riddle, you can ask for a joker and for sure will be provided to you.

In one escape room the participants are secured enough. The door is probably really locked, but this is not a concern, as there is a camera for each room. Through it, the team is monitored by a guide for the designated room. It is he who gives additional guidelines, if the team experiences difficulties, and after the expiration of time or in case of emergency unlocks the door.

Skills that participants need to escape the room

  • Organization. The meaning of the escape room is that it is never easy.
  • Communication and listening. Communication and active listening are key to solving the mystery.
  • Acute observation.
  • Patience and calm
  • A combination of logical and creative thinking.
  • Time management.

How to ensure safety for participants in escape rooms?

Safety in escape rooms is mandatory.

Safety means compliance with all requirements, which are recommended to be observed in each escape room. These are: conducting briefings before the start of the game, road map and evacuation schemes, surveillance cameras, the presence of fire extinguishers, rapid response to accidents, etc.

  • Before the start of each game participants need to be instructed what and how they can do in the room.
  • As in any other place that is closed, in the escape rooms there is a road map and evacuation schemes.
  • While wandering in the escape rooms, a professional team monitors the game andhints in case someone needs help at any given time. The tips can be seen on special monitors placed in the rooms, and can be in Bulgarian or English.
  • The presence of fire extinguishers and safety attributesis a mandatory element for safety not only in escape rooms, but in most indoor areas.
  • Quick response in case of an accident in the escape rooms is especially important, so the escape room team is always prepared for these circumstances with the necessary means and actions that can be taken.

How to ensure safety for participants in escape rooms?

7 safety tips in one escape room

The escape rooms offer a unique kind of live entertainment. They are fun, exciting and social, plus they lead to a whole new dimension of games. With so many great escape rooms near you, it's easy for everyone to come in and experience the feeling they create.

But it is important to remember that you are still in a room and the future of the world is not in it, so you need to take care of yourself and your friends. So keep these good safety tips in mind!

Wear comfortable clothes

Sometimes you will have to crawl on the floor and peek under the tables, carpets and shelves, so your clothes should be comfortable and wide enough. Carry what you usually take with you when you go for a casual walk or for coffee. Do not wear high heels or super tight T-shirts. Besides, nothing too sophisticated - you can damage it or hang it on something in the dark.

Get ready to see in the dark

Escape rooms usually have low lighting due to the general dramatic atmosphere, but sometimes they can be completely dark.

Escape room providers are always careful to leave you in complete darkness, so this is likely to happen for effect or only for a short period of time. But when it does happen, it's up to you to be careful in the dark and not break anything or get hurt, but to be careful about your friends. You don't want numb toes or bruised hands, do you?

Take care of your personal belongings

Some evacuation rooms have special lockers where you can leave your belongings. But where this is not provided, you will have to be careful about your personal belongings.

Do not leave your mobile phone, wallet or credit cards in the pockets of the coat hanging on the hanger in the waiting room, where everyone can reach them. And for those of you who have purses and bags if you do not want to take them you carry with you, you can always ask an employee to look after your things.

How to ensure safety for participants in escape rooms?

Watch out for sharp objects

Usually in the rooms do not have sharp objects, but in cases where there is, for example, a letter opener or a Swiss Army knife, use them with caution. In other cases, if there is broken or damaged equipment in the room, watch out for sharp edges.

Sometimes live games are so fast-paced and exciting, it's easy to forget that you're still just in the game, not on a mission to save the world. Be careful and watch out for sharp objects.

Stay away from windows

If the room has windows, do not open them. There is no need to bend down and look outside. First of all, there are no clues important to the game, we guarantee it. Secondly, if you need to leave the room urgently, there are other ways. Escape rooms always have instant exit systems. You don't have to go through the window.

Be careful with electrical outlets

Do not plug your fingers into electrical outlets. No one would ever put a trace in an electrical outlet.

Do not use force!

Do not try to tear down wallpaper, break things or get on shelves. You will be surprised how many managers catch their guests, trying to climb through the attic. If you start using the room in a way that should not be used, you are likely to get hurt. This is the golden rule of the escape room - use your brain, not force.

Overall, the escape rooms are super safe. The only things you'll usually find there are scary props, haunting scripts, and puzzles that can "drive you crazy." But on the rare occasions when there's something dangerous, please keep your composure so everyone can to have a good time.

Visit the nearest escape room and don't forget to be safe!

Our hot recommendation is that everyone who visits Bansko, stop by the escape rooms of the 5-star hotel "Lucky Bansko Spa & Relax" and try to complete this challenge in less than 1 hour. This will be your personal satisfaction!

Lucky Bansko offers two escape rooms for the entertainment of its guests:

How to ensure safety for participants in escape rooms?

Rooms are only open from January to March.

It's fun that brings you up as a team, makes you feel part of a team you have to work for to win.

Be curious and brave, "Lucky Bansko" will take care of the rest!


Escape rooms at Lucky Bansko left us an unforgettable winter memory! We cannot wait to organize our next winter vacation here again with the kids!


It was a wonderful adventure! We have traveled a lot but we don't have much of escape room experience so far! Thanks to the escape rooms at Lucky Bansko, we actually consider going for more!

Teo and Sonya

We went out in 35 minutes! Extreme adrenaline! Special thanks to the organizers, the decor and the atmosphere were great!


In fact, there is a lot of exploration and trickness in the rooms. Each of the adventures is unique, and I felt like playing them differently. I cannot tell which room is my favorite, but I really liked parts of both. Unfortunately, I cannot describe them without revealing some of the surprises (sorry!). :)

F. Ross

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