Safety information by accident type

Load/Unload: hit or pinched by restraint


Patron was hit by or pinched by restraint during load or unload.

Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This category accounts for 3.8% of all accident reports, and 22.5% of accidents during load/unload/queue part of cycle.

Record count:566
Records that include age of victim:514(91%)
Records where device type could be determined:557(98%)
Records with identifiable tradename:437(77%)
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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.