Safety information by device type

Water park / Speed slide

Body slide where riders are sent down steep, free-fall plunges to the ground.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 5.9% of water park accident reports.

Record count:398
Records that include age of victim:343(86%)
Records where accident type could be determined:365(92%)
Records with identifiable tradename:18(5%)
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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.