Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Orbiter/octopus-type

A circular ride where arms attached to a central axis spin and move up and down. In some designs, the cars at the end of each arm also rotate about a secondary axis.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

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

Record count:128
Records that include age of victim:99(77%)
Records where accident type could be determined:120(94%)
Records with identifiable tradename:127(99%)
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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.