Safety information by accident type

Impact: hit something in participatory attraction

Injuries resulting from patron's body impacting or scraping against part of a participatory amusement device, such as a slide or inflatable, due to the normal motion of the amusement experience. This category does not include patrons colliding with other patrons on on these devices.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 13.4% of all accident reports

Record count:3129
Records that include age of victim:2880(92%)
Records with identifiable tradename:313(10%)
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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.