Age distribution by part of ride cycle

The graph below shows the age distribution for amusement ride/device-related accidents in the Saferparks Database, grouped by part of the ride cycle. Note that either covers a small number of accident categories that can occur during either load/unload/queue or the active part of the ride cycle (for example: entrapment). Use the select form to filter the results to a specific industry sector, device category, or device type.

Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.