Safety information by device type

Water park / Water coaster

Water slide that mimics a roller coaster by providing ascents as well as descents.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 3.6% of water park accident reports.

Record count:240
Records that include age of victim:194(81%)
Records where accident type could be determined:210(88%)
Records with identifiable tradename:6(3%)
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Tradenames

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.