Safety information by device type

Recreation / Mechanical bull


A machine-operated ride that replicates the sensation of riding a bull. The mechanical bull includes a saddle and often a model head of a bull, complete with horns. Its speed can be adjusted. Padded flooring is often installed around the bull in order to prevent injury to those thrown off it.
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Statistical Summary of Reported Accidents

This device type accounts for 0.0% of recreation accident reports.

Record count:1
Records that include age of victim:1(100%)
Records where accident type could be determined:1(100%)
Records with identifiable tradename:0(0%)
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Most Commonly Reported Accidents

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.