Unfortunately, the challenge isn't as safe as it is fun.
If not done properly, the act might as well lead to serious health threats.
In one incident, a person was stuck on their kitchen floor for nearly two hours before their parents came to the rescue.
Also, if the bin bag is placed over the mouth or head, one might risk suffocation.
Unsolicited piece of advice
If you are someone who can survive without having to feel the need for doing and filming every social media trend that arrives, you'll be safe. Otherwise, ensure all precautions. Never cover your face and head while performing the challenge. Also, never do it alone!