Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Spinning tower ride

A tall, circular ride with arms extending vertically from a central tower. The arms rotate about the central tower while moving upward, then down. One or more cars are located on the end of each arm. Either the set of cars spin in the vertical plane or the single car can be spun by the rider.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.2% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:27
Records that include age of victim:23(85%)
Records where accident type could be determined:26(96%)
Records with identifiable tradename:22(81%)
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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.