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Accidents - Year 1999 - Finger


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,552,088
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Knives: 263,232Doors: 119,603
Basketball: 98,684Football: 63,195
Metal containers: 56,354Drinking glasses: 35,728
Tableware and accessories: 31,931Bench or table saws: 27,858
Bicycles or accessories: 27,087Fishing: 26,858
Knives with replaceable blades: 25,519Windows or window glass: 23,864
Baseball: 19,896Softball: 19,873
Stairs or steps: 17,924Hammers: 16,914
Jewelry: 15,947Ceilings and walls: 14,773
Razors or shavers: 14,643Floors or flooring materials: 13,795
Pruning or trimming equipment: 13,085Fences or fence posts: 12,968
Saws: 12,493Scissors: 12,148
Volleyball: 12,022Lawn mowers: 11,983
Soccer: 11,698Slicers and choppers: 11,436
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 9,791Weight lifting: 9,213
Tables: 8,587Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 8,457
Chairs: 8,182Ball sports: 7,422
House repair or construction materials: 7,283Portable circular power saws: 6,807
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 6,787Snow skiing: 6,727
Chain saws: 6,481Garage doors: 6,469
Wrestling: 6,432Beds: 6,117
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 5,809Manual scissors: 5,203
Containers: 5,129Ladders: 4,599
Power hedge trimmers: 4,570Drills: 4,479
Trampolines: 4,471Power saws: 4,419
Mirrors or mirror glass: 4,390Bowling: 4,303
Fans: 4,281Hand saws: 4,225
Awls, chisels or planes: 4,216Bathtubs or showers: 4,128
In-line skating: 4,036Nail guns or stud drivers: 3,912
Hockey: 3,900Bottles or jars: 3,731
Desk supplies: 3,724Screen doors: 3,721
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 3,717Other toys: 3,571
Other ball sports: 3,510Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 3,506
Hatchets or axes: 3,463Exercise equipment: 3,423
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 3,311Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 3,295
Sliding glass doors or panels: 3,208Skateboards: 3,197
Horseback riding: 3,073Glass bottles or jars: 3,042
Other ranges: 3,032Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 3,011
Other power saws: 2,993Refrigerators: 2,980
Band saws: 2,972Grocery or shopping carts: 2,950
Light bulbs: 2,936Swings or swing sets: 2,935
Furniture: 2,875Doorsills or frames: 2,815
Other nonglass doors: 2,802Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 2,698
Power lawn mowers: 2,690Cabinet or door hardware: 2,656
Cookware: 2,639Kitchen gadgets: 2,594
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 2,552Nonglass doors: 2,536
Martial arts: 2,495Lockers: 2,492
Other manual workshop tools: 2,405Wire: 2,405
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 2,383All-terrain vehicles: 2,359
Manicuring devices: 2,354Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 2,312
Pipes: 2,293Screwdrivers: 2,280
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 2,268Toilets: 2,265
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 2,247Tools: 2,230
Washing machines: 2,157Log splitters: 2,141
Handrails, railings or banisters: 2,120Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 2,107
Rope or string: 2,104Other unpowered garden tools: 2,098
Glass doors: 2,092Manual cleaning equipment: 2,085
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 2,073Air conditioners: 2,015
Gymnastics: 2,007Roller skating: 1,957
Power drills or accessories: 1,936Exercise: 1,933
Canning jars or lids: 1,879Rugs or carpets: 1,873
Power routers: 1,851Manual hedge trimmers: 1,838
Swimming pools: 1,808Food processors: 1,769
Snow throwers or blowers: 1,767Televisions: 1,711
Wheelchairs: 1,669Sinks: 1,666
Vacuum cleaners: 1,636Electric blenders: 1,611
Sleds: 1,603Computers: 1,584
Golf: 1,578Chains: 1,558
Elevators or other lifts: 1,550Fireworks: 1,532
Grills: 1,523Day wear: 1,509
Lighting equipment: 1,478Toolboxes or tool kits: 1,478
Counters or countertops: 1,478Storm windows: 1,463
Sewing machines or accessories: 1,442Ice hockey: 1,406
Cardboard products: 1,390Bedsprings or bedframes: 1,369
Hot water: 1,354Other ovens: 1,354
Poles: 1,347Dancing: 1,342
Slides or sliding boards: 1,339Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 1,308
Other portable or stationary power tools: 1,306Snow boarding: 1,295
Clothes dryers: 1,270Other glass bottles or jars: 1,266
Ice skating: 1,196Swimming: 1,193
Riding power lawn mowers: 1,174Automatic doors: 1,168
Bags: 1,134Footwear: 1,127
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,092Other Irons: 1,091
Field hockey: 1,085Rugby: 1,043
Lacrosse: 1,013Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 986
Can openers: 982Electrical wire or wiring systems: 980
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 973Dishwashers: 964
Windowsills or frames: 963Aquariums or accessories: 959
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 956Food grinders: 924
Archery: 917Recliner chairs: 917
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 903Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 883
Other furnaces: 870Cheerleading: 865
Tractors: 863Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 859
Coffee makers or teapots: 853Panel doors: 852
Skating: 850Paper products: 819
Boxing: 819Power jointers: 808
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 790Tetherball: 775
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 770Clothing accessories: 759
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 754Other windows or window glass: 747
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 746Storm doors with glass panels: 737
Baby strollers: 729Billiards or pool: 727
BBs or pellets: 725Jigsaws: 722
Buckets or pails: 719Manual snow or ice removal tools: 694
Scaffolding: 692Tennis: 680
Rocking chairs: 678Toy boxes or chests: 676
Bleachers: 661Surfing: 661
Flatware: 627Sports and recreational activity: 627
Snowmobiles: 625Heaters or heating systems: 624
Go-carts: 620Other glass doors: 620
Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 608Floor lamps or table lamps: 608
Portable power drills and accessories: 602Electric mixers: 598
Microwave ovens: 596Glue guns: 594
Clothing: 589Public equipment: 585
Crutches, canes or walkers: 574Workshop furnishings: 573
Business and office machines: 572Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 566
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 563Power sanders: 561
Paper cutters: 560Amusement attractions: 552
Tool sheds: 535Other fireplaces: 532
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 529Playground equipment: 512
Track and field: 501Manual filing or sanding tools: 496
Keys, key rings or key chains: 491Plastic bags: 491
Vises or workshop clamps: 479Other playground equipment: 476
Luggage: 464Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 460
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 458Coal or wood-burning stoves: 455
Animal traps: 449Flying toys: 447
Bunk beds: 442Glass soft drink bottles: 441
Tape recorders or players: 441Safes: 433
Benches: 427Adhesives: 426
Faucets or spigots: 424Air compressors: 423
Handball: 422Lighters: 419
Power hack saws: 418Christmas decorations: 418
Garbage disposers: 417Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 409
Welding equipment: 409Baby gates or barriers: 408
Unpowered models or parts: 401Recording tapes: 394
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 394Water skiing: 392
Other power garden tools: 391Seesaws or teeterboards: 388
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 382Aluminum foil wrapping products: 382
Built-in swimming pools: 380Horseshoes: 379
Other containers: 374Carts: 371
Roller hockey: 370Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 369
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 367Mattresses: 367
Batteries: 366Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 363
Metal cookware: 361Vending machines: 357
Radios: 355Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 354
Radial arm saws: 354Electric or battery-powered knives: 351
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 348Manual drills: 345
Wood paneling and particleboard: 344Blankets: 337
Wagons: 334Plastic products: 322
Self-contained openers: 320Extension ladders: 320
Water heaters: 317Radiators: 314
Footlockers: 314Wooden containers: 312
Power lathes: 309Watches: 309
Outerwear: 309Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 308
Drain snakes: 305Sheets or pillowcases: 304
Window screens: 302Car seats: 301
Electric ranges: 300Plastic containers: 297
Juicers: 297Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 296
Freezers: 291Towels or cloths: 288
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 287Stepladders: 285
Garden tractors: 285Gas or LP grills or stoves: 280
Nonglass bottles or jars: 272Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 271
Scuba diving: 270Book bags or back carriers: 266
Telephones or telephone accessories: 265Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 262
Camping equipment: 258Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 258
Water slides: 257Generators or power plants: 257
Painting equipment, powered: 255Diving or diving boards: 254
Other grills or stoves: 254Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 254
Pillows: 252Drinking fountains: 252
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 251Mobile/manufactured homes: 251
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 249Leaf blowers: 248
Mountain climbing: 241Balloons: 241
Other plastic products: 241Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 239
Cutting torches: 239Ramps or landings: 238
Bleaches: 236Golf carts: 235
Ice makers: 232Outdoor awnings or shutters: 231
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 219Soldering equipment: 216
Rotary power lawn mowers: 215Nonmetal cookware: 213
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 211Sprayers: 204
Other antennas: 200Trash compactors: 197
Extension cords: 191Bathtub or shower enclosures: 191
Fireplace equipment: 189Plastic wrapping products: 186
Knife sharpeners: 185Fire extinguishers: 179
Towel racks or bars: 179Water polo: 178
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 176Toasters: 174
Step stools: 173Night-lights: 173
Scooters, unpowered: 172Other baby carriers: 170
Christmas tree lights: 168School equipment: 165
Pumps: 165Fencing: 165
Photographic equipment: 164Glass tubing or test tubes: 164
Futons: 162Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 161
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 160Electric frying pans and skillets: 160
Treehouses or playhouses: 160Gasoline: 156
Hair dryers: 155Storm doors without glass panels: 154
Sabre saws: 151Paint or varnish thinners: 151
Escalators: 147Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 147
Electric baseboard heaters: 147Vaporizers: 147
Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 142Ashtrays, electric or battery operated: 142
Flotation toys: 142Sleeping bags: 142
Ironing boards or covers: 141Dune buggies/beach buggies: 139
Electric razors or shavers: 139Chimneys: 139
Thermometers: 137Acids: 137
Portable electric heaters: 133Manual push mowers: 133
First aid equipment: 130Electric blankets or sheets: 124
Eyeglasses: 122Pull-down or folding stairs: 122
Chemistry sets or science kits: 120Hot tubs or home spas: 118
Appliances: 117Christmas tree stands or supports: 115
Matches: 111Chemicals: 111
Lawn vacuums: 108Other ladders: 106
Television tables or stands: 106Above-ground swimming pools: 105
Seasonal decorations: 103Coins: 102
Pressure cookers or canners: 100Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 94
Toy guns: 94Heat pumps: 94
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 93High chairs: 93
Hot plates: 88Clocks: 88
Combs or hairbrushes: 86Baby bottles or nipples: 85
Other toy guns: 85Toy sports equipment: 85
Water tubing: 84Slow cookers: 84
Cots: 84General purpose household cleaners: 82
Carbon monoxide poisonings: 82Street hockey: 81
Bed rails, adult: 80Aerosol containers: 80
Counter-mounted cooking surfaces: 80Heat tapes, electric: 80
Electric can openers: 79Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 77
Fuel-burning welding equipment: 76Thermostats: 76
Art supplies or equipment: 76Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 76
Swimming pool equipment: 76Other heaters or heating systems: 76
Toilet bowl products: 76Fixed floor-length glass panels: 76
Charcoal: 76Lapidary equipment: 76
Fuel storage tanks: 72Other electric lighting equipment: 72
Swimming pool chemicals: 71Bread making machines: 71
Electric kettles or hot pots: 71Other furniture: 71
Filters: 68Nonelectric blankets: 68
Tapes: 68Massage devices or vibrators: 68
Toy bows or arrows: 68Ice picks: 66
Wading pools: 66Molding compounds: 66
Coin-operated car washing equipment: 66Hammocks: 66
Nonelectric knife sharpeners: 66Minibikes, powered: 66
Swimming pool slides: 66Upholstered rocking chairs: 66
Stilts: 66Youth chairs: 66
Stationary power drills and accessories: 64Humidifiers: 59
Safety pins: 59Shuffleboard: 56
Kites or kite string: 56Hair clippers and trimmers: 53
Electric scissors: 53Portable food or beverage coolers: 52
Portable baby swings: 45Lamp oils: 41
Toboggans: 38Doorstops: 38
Electric lighting equipment: 38Darts: 38
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 36Electric waffle irons: 36
Rug shampooers: 35Food skewers: 35
Baby carriages: 35Ice cream makers: 23
Cribs: 23Tricycles: 23
Steam irons: 23Other clothing: 18
Party favors: 18Outdoor antennas: 18
Eye protection devices: 18Bars and bar accessories: 18
Dehumidifiers: 18Methyl alcohol: 18
Jalousie glass windows: 18Snow tubing: 18
Artificial Christmas trees: 17Incinerators: 17
Electric knife sharpeners: 17Electric soldering equipment: 17
Matchbooks: 17Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 17
Lighter fluids: 17Abrasive cleaners: 17
Electric toothbrushes or oral irrigators: 17Power shapers: 17
Boilers: 17Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 17
Paper bags: 17Brushcutters, powered: 17
Range or oven accessories: 17Power tillers or cultivators: 17
Potty chairs or training seats: 10Riding toys: 10
Floor buffers or waxers: 5Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 5
Upholstered recliner chairs: 5Drain cleaners: 5
Built-in fireplaces: 5Playpens: 5
Plastic panels for doors or windows: 5Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 5
Moving walks: 5Pogo sticks: 5
Baby walkers or jumpers: 5Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 5
Gas or LP heaters: 5Nonelectric toothbrushes: 5
Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 5Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 5

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