Safety information by device type

Water park / Body slide

Riders slide directly on the surface of the waterslide without tubes or mats.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 6.6% of water park accident reports.

Record count:445
Records that include age of victim:399(90%)
Records where accident type could be determined:414(93%)
Records with identifiable tradename:69(16%)
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Includes the following tradenames and generic devices:

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.