Safety information by device type

Amusement ride / Tornado-type

Riders sit in cars that hang from a circular support. The center base spins all the cars and, additionally, each car can be spun by the riders. In some versions, the ride tilts at a 20 degree angle, moving the cars up and down.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.4% of amusement ride accident reports.

Record count:51
Records that include age of victim:39(76%)
Records where accident type could be determined:47(92%)
Records with identifiable tradename:51(100%)
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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.