Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Sky ride/ski lift

A type of aerial lift which consists of a continuously circulating steel cable loop strung between two end terminals and usually over intermediate towers, carrying a series of chairs.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 1.1% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:125
Records that include age of victim:94(75%)
Records where accident type could be determined:112(90%)
Records with identifiable tradename:49(39%)
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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.