Safety information by accident type

Load/Unload: scrape or stumble


Patron stumbled, tripped or scraped themselves getting into or out of the ride.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 10.1% of all accident reports, and 59.8% of accidents during load/unload/queue part of cycle.

Record count:1501
Records that include age of victim:1361(91%)
Records where device type could be determined:1480(99%)
Records with identifiable tradename:533(36%)
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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.