Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Swing ride

Patrons sit in swings that are spun in a circle, belling out as the speed increases. These rides range from kiddie/family versions to taller/larger/faster models.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 1.7% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:195
Records that include age of victim:166(85%)
Records where accident type could be determined:181(93%)
Records with identifiable tradename:151(77%)
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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.