Safety information by device type

Recreation / Mechanical bull-type

A machine-operated ride that replicates the sensation of riding a bull or a surfboard, where the patron is challenged to stay on the mechanized part of the device as long as possible before being thrown off. The mechanized device is surrounded by padding or inflatable surface in order to reduce injury to those thrown off it.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.4% of recreation accident reports.

Record count:18
Records that include age of victim:15(83%)
Records where accident type could be determined:16(89%)
Records with identifiable tradename:1(6%)
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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.