Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Shoot the chute

Similar to a log flume, but with steeper drop and larger boats. The chutes ride consists of a boat that slides down a long chute and splashes into a lake or large pool. Observers can get wet as the boat splashown sends up a water plume.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 2.3% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:271
Records that include age of victim:218(80%)
Records where accident type could be determined:252(93%)
Records with identifiable tradename:0(0%)
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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.