Safety information by accident type

Entrapment or pinch-point

Accidents, other than restraint pinching during load/unload or extremity caught outside carrier during ride, where patron's body part became caught in or against part of the equipment. This includes such things as hair or clothing entrapment, fingers caught in exit gate or moving parts in a funhouse, misstepping into gap between vehicle and platform during load/unload, and foot/hand entangled in climbing nets.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 2.0% of all accident reports

Record count:472
Records that include age of victim:430(91%)
Records with identifiable tradename:166(35%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

Accidents vs. Patron's Age


Source: Public records requested from state and federal regulatory agencies.
Regulated industry sectors, devices covered, and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction.
See the Industry-Regulatory Reports section for more information.