Safety information by device type

Recreation / Slide

Tall dry slide used in carnivals, etc. Patrons generally slide on a burlap sack or other material.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 6.1% of recreation accident reports.

Record count:297
Records that include age of victim:245(82%)
Records where accident type could be determined:286(96%)
Records with identifiable tradename:11(4%)
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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.