Safety information by accident type

Fall (climb or play area)


Accidents involving a fall in an interactive play area (slide, climbing structure, wet play area, etc.).

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 2.5% of all accident reports, and 4.5% of accidents during during ride part of cycle.

Record count:368
Records that include age of victim:315(86%)
Records where device type could be determined:367(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:71(19%)
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Most Commonly Reported Devices

Accidents vs. Patron's Age

Source: Public records provided by U.S. regulatory agencies under widely varying laws. Regulated industry sectors & devices and criteria for reporting accidents are different in every jurisdiction. 83% of the records were provided by three states (NJ, CA, and TX). 88% of the reports fall within the years 1999-2007. See the Data Sources page for more information.