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Accidents - Year 2001 - Lower Trunk


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,113,459
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Floors or flooring materials: 145,869Stairs or steps: 128,313
Beds: 55,767Furniture: 44,237
Chairs: 43,214Containers: 33,509
Bathtubs or showers: 32,397Bicycles or accessories: 26,866
Ladders: 23,873Basketball: 21,323
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 20,309Exercise: 19,762
Crutches, canes or walkers: 19,623Wheelchairs: 17,222
Football: 15,560Horseback riding: 14,310
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 13,999House repair or construction materials: 13,407
Weight lifting: 12,324Tables: 12,161
Toilets: 11,704All-terrain vehicles: 10,004
Rugs or carpets: 8,820Lawn mowers: 8,004
Ceilings and walls: 7,707Footwear: 7,703
Bags: 7,406Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 7,139
Televisions: 6,952Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 6,688
Soccer: 6,415Day wear: 6,256
Snow skiing: 6,190Refrigerators: 5,917
Doors: 5,487Snow boarding: 5,311
Golf: 4,994Other unpowered garden tools: 4,950
Trampolines: 4,807Baseball: 4,454
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 4,224Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 4,083
Luggage: 3,979Fences or fence posts: 3,957
Softball: 3,950Dancing: 3,690
Laundry baskets: 3,357In-line skating: 3,353
Buckets or pails: 3,343Skateboards: 3,334
Hot water: 3,328Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 3,199
Stools: 3,189Vacuum cleaners: 3,183
Roller skating: 3,001Swings or swing sets: 2,927
Exercise equipment: 2,912Washing machines: 2,902
Clothing: 2,896Other toys: 2,827
Manual cleaning equipment: 2,823Bunk beds: 2,821
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 2,799Sleds: 2,726
Air conditioners: 2,618Slides or sliding boards: 2,482
Scooters, unpowered: 2,470Sinks: 2,447
Mattresses: 2,376Cardboard products: 2,228
Fishing: 2,228Swimming pools: 2,202
Volleyball: 2,193Scaffolding: 2,193
Benches: 2,163Riding power lawn mowers: 2,131
Bowling: 2,087Jewelry: 2,036
Snowmobiles: 2,015Swimming: 1,977
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 1,875Track and field: 1,806
Windows or window glass: 1,805Pet supplies: 1,800
Stepladders: 1,771Knives: 1,760
Wrestling: 1,747Gymnastics: 1,708
Paper products: 1,696Recliner chairs: 1,639
Computers: 1,636Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 1,572
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,554Tableware and accessories: 1,554
Counters or countertops: 1,501Cheerleading: 1,476
Tennis: 1,459Grocery or shopping carts: 1,452
Bottles or jars: 1,450Electric heating pads: 1,447
Martial arts: 1,431Doorsills or frames: 1,426
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 1,379Pipes: 1,379
Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,356Step stools: 1,352
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 1,350Go-carts: 1,333
Metal containers: 1,317Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 1,256
Book bags or back carriers: 1,253Telephones or telephone accessories: 1,250
Amusement attractions: 1,244Other ranges: 1,224
Ball sports: 1,214Bedsprings or bedframes: 1,188
Car seats: 1,174Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 1,154
Water skiing: 1,153Escalators: 1,099
Sports and recreational activity: 1,055Toolboxes or tool kits: 1,045
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 1,027Cookware: 1,027
Skating: 1,019Pens and pencils: 1,017
Carts: 1,016Decorative yard equipment: 1,011
Hot tubs or home spas: 980Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 963
Other ball sports: 945Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 931
Hockey: 931Poles: 929
Bleachers: 906Electrical wire or wiring systems: 879
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 870Playground equipment: 859
Freezers: 837Aquariums or accessories: 837
Portable food or beverage coolers: 835Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 822
Garage doors: 785Elevators or other lifts: 770
Microwave ovens: 729Cribs: 727
Surfing: 726Clothing accessories: 710
Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 692Golf carts: 689
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 685Rope or string: 650
Hammers: 649Tools: 635
Snow tubing: 634Tractors: 618
Sheets or pillowcases: 615Grills: 611
Cabinet or door hardware: 589Water heaters: 588
Barstools or kitchen stools: 564Other ovens: 560
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 551Beach chairs or folding chairs: 550
Ice skating: 541Power lawn mowers: 540
Ice hockey: 537Diving or diving boards: 534
Camping equipment: 526Saws: 523
Chain saws: 512Pruning or trimming equipment: 502
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 500Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 496
Built-in swimming pools: 496Drinking glasses: 495
Mirrors or mirror glass: 489Towels or cloths: 481
Laundry soaps or detergents: 478Bench or table saws: 454
Ramps or landings: 452Rugby: 446
Billiards or pool: 445Lacrosse: 437
Other Irons: 434Massage devices or vibrators: 433
Outerwear: 432Wire: 424
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 418Water slides: 406
Plastic containers: 394Lubricants: 392
Heaters or heating systems: 392Other containers: 390
Snow throwers or blowers: 390Painting equipment, powered: 389
Plastic bags: 385Waterbeds or water pillows: 380
Public equipment: 380Fans: 379
Clothes dryers: 379Soaps: 371
General home or room involvement in fires: 367Hatchets or axes: 365
Tool sheds: 362Dishwashers: 361
Nonbaby mattresses: 353Rocking chairs: 352
Blankets: 351Mobile/manufactured homes: 349
Batteries: 339Baby strollers: 339
Christmas decorations: 327Wood paneling and particleboard: 323
Vending machines: 314Mountain climbing: 313
Sliding glass doors or panels: 311Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 311
Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 307Coal or wood-burning stoves: 304
Floor lamps or table lamps: 304Pillows: 303
Other fireplaces: 299Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 297
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 290Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 284
Radiators: 283Electric Christmas decorations: 282
Gasoline: 279Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 275
Lighting equipment: 273Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 262
Gasoline cans: 259Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 258
Power tillers or cultivators: 249Hammocks: 246
Plastic products: 245Glass bottles or jars: 241
Boxing: 238Razors or shavers: 237
Automatic doors: 236Other playground equipment: 234
Glass doors: 233Baby walkers or jumpers: 232
Other stools: 230Paper bags: 229
Pumps: 229Christmas tree lights: 229
Rotary power lawn mowers: 228Sewing machines or accessories: 226
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 224Nightwear: 223
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 222Baby gates or barriers: 220
Other furnaces: 220Treehouses or playhouses: 219
Generators or power plants: 218Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 217
Pressurized containers: 215Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 212
Screwdrivers: 211Flying toys: 211
Safes: 209Toy boxes or chests: 209
Trays: 204Other ladders: 203
BBs or pellets: 201Chemicals: 200
Light bulbs: 200Seesaws or teeterboards: 191
First aid equipment: 190Scales: 190
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 189Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 186
Appliances: 186Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 186
Minibikes, powered: 186Nonelectric toothbrushes: 186
Futons: 184Ironing boards or covers: 184
Other manual workshop tools: 177Chains: 177
Sleeping bags: 176Seasonal decorations: 175
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 174Tricycles: 173
Lockers: 172Reel power lawn mowers: 171
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 170Coffee makers or teapots: 170
Oven cleaners: 169Knives with replaceable blades: 168
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 167Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 166
Wagons: 165Bleaches: 165
Drills: 164Recording tapes: 164
Other glass bottles or jars: 162Air compressors: 161
Horseshoes: 161Scooters/skateboards, powered: 161
Wading pools: 160Water tubing: 160
Portable circular power saws: 160Other clothing: 159
Diapers: 158Badminton: 157
Pins and needles: 157Faucets or spigots: 157
Television tables or stands: 156Photographic equipment: 154
Nonglass doors: 153Coins: 153
Laundry hampers: 152Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 152
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 152Desk supplies: 150
Screen doors: 150Other portable or stationary power tools: 146
Clocks: 142Straight ladders: 135
Portable power drills and accessories: 135Archery: 135
Tarpaulins: 135Windowsills or frames: 134
Garden tractors: 133Other furniture: 133
Glass soft drink bottles: 133Safety pins: 133
Fireworks: 132Business and office machines: 128
Rug shampooers: 127Leaf blowers: 127
Nail guns or stud drivers: 127Keys, key rings or key chains: 127
Fireplace equipment: 125Toboggans: 123
Drinking fountains: 119Heat pumps: 119
Cots: 117Outdoor awnings or shutters: 117
Baby carriers: 117High chairs: 113
Fuel oils: 110Extension ladders: 106
Automotive tools or accessories: 106Manual push mowers: 105
Art supplies or equipment: 105Scissors: 102
Floor waxes: 100Nonglass bottles or jars: 100
Above-ground swimming pools: 99Riding toys: 95
Fabric treatment products: 94Crayons or chalk: 94
Other power saws: 93Methyl alcohol: 93
Fuel storage tanks: 93Magazine racks or book ends: 89
Workshop furnishings: 88Manual filing or sanding tools: 88
Bassinets or cradles: 88Workshop compounds or chemicals: 88
Window or door security barriers: 88Pogo sticks: 85
Other windows or window glass: 85Upholstered recliner chairs: 85
Artificial Christmas trees: 84Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 83
Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 83Paint or varnish thinners: 83
Electric ranges: 83Sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 83
Power saws: 83Electrical outlets or receptacles: 83
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 83Flotation toys: 82
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 82Window screens: 77
Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 77Lunch boxes or pails: 77
Caulking or spackling compounds: 77Wallpaper: 77
Log splitters: 77Hand saws: 77
Vaporizers: 76Welding equipment: 76
Amateur two-way radios: 76Fire or smoke alarms: 76
Self-contained openers: 76Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 76
Garbage disposers: 76Electric waffle irons: 76
Power hedge trimmers: 76Storm doors with glass panels: 76
Swimming pool slides: 76Electric coffee makers or teapots: 76
Acids: 76Turpentine: 76
Portable baby swings: 68Other grills or stoves: 68
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 68Electric frying pans and skillets: 68
Other bedding: 68Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 68
Snow disks: 68Automotive chemicals: 68
Combs or hairbrushes: 67Crib extender rails or youth bed rails: 67
Bars and bar accessories: 66Hair dryers: 66
Indoor antennas: 66Fire extinguishers: 66
Diesel fuels: 66Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 66
Playpens: 57Street hockey: 55
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 55Pressure cookers or canners: 55
Manual drills: 55Electric heaters: 51
Kitchen gadgets: 50Handball: 50
Other glass doors: 50Tapes: 44
Trash compactors: 44Flatware: 44
Gas-burning fireplaces: 44Metal cookware: 38
Storm windows: 38Aerosol containers: 38
Wooden containers: 33Water polo: 33
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 33Pull-down or folding stairs: 33
Tape recorders or players: 33Fertilizers: 33
Detergents: 33Electric motors: 33
Toy sports equipment: 24Sewing basket articles: 23
Other heaters or heating systems: 23Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 16
Saunas: 16Sprayers: 16
Water toys: 16Inflatable furniture: 16
Portable electric heaters: 16Drain snakes: 16
Cutting torches: 16Electric razors or shavers: 16
Lighters: 16Fire escape devices: 16
Slow cookers: 16Footlockers: 16
Music boxes or chimes: 16Extension cords: 16
Other power garden tools: 16Range or oven accessories: 16
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 16Electric lighting equipment: 16
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 16Slipcovers: 16
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 16Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 16
Antifreeze: 16Other antennas: 16
Projectors: 16Other plastic products: 16
Storm doors without glass panels: 16Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 16
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 16Other nonglass doors: 16
Table tennis: 16Doorstops: 16
Dishwashing liquid: 16Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 16
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 16Youth chairs: 16
General purpose household cleaners: 16Gas or LP heaters: 16
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 16Roller hockey: 16
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 16Other baby carriers: 16
Diaper fasteners: 16Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 16
Attachable high chairs: 16Eyeglasses: 16
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 16Chimneys: 7
Other drugs or medications: 7Powered riding toys: 6
Baby mattresses or pads: 6Swimming pool equipment: 6
Balloons: 6Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 6
Nonelectric blankets: 6Manual scissors: 6
Matches: 6Baby bottles or nipples: 6
Costumes or masks: 6

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