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Accidents - Year 2001 - Upper Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 113,732
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Stairs or steps: 11,324Floors or flooring materials: 10,898
Beds: 6,513Bicycles or accessories: 3,575
Chairs: 3,392Football: 3,326
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 2,716Snow skiing: 2,376
Ladders: 2,318Windows or window glass: 1,880
Horseback riding: 1,727Rugs or carpets: 1,655
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,641Basketball: 1,548
Bathtubs or showers: 1,479Trampolines: 1,462
Weight lifting: 1,450House repair or construction materials: 1,351
Wrestling: 1,345Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,344
Wheelchairs: 1,331Fences or fence posts: 1,263
Ceilings and walls: 1,257Swings or swing sets: 1,207
Baseball: 1,179All-terrain vehicles: 1,121
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,061Glass doors: 1,041
Tables: 994Doors: 914
Furniture: 866Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 848
Snow boarding: 826Containers: 794
Doorsills or frames: 722Exercise: 718
Toilets: 684Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 668
Softball: 616Slides or sliding boards: 572
In-line skating: 572Knives: 562
Fishing: 494Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 467
Swimming pools: 462Lawn mowers: 460
Pet supplies: 458Vacuum cleaners: 425
Stepladders: 408Skateboards: 399
Bowling: 398Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 385
Ice skating: 376Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 374
Playground equipment: 353Other unpowered garden tools: 353
Sleds: 352Snowmobiles: 343
Volleyball: 338Elevators or other lifts: 336
Soccer: 336Knives with replaceable blades: 322
Treehouses or playhouses: 319Roller skating: 315
Bunk beds: 306Televisions: 304
Scooters, unpowered: 295Bathtub or shower enclosures: 290
Towels or cloths: 287Buckets or pails: 285
Mirrors or mirror glass: 282Stools: 277
Go-carts: 275Razors or shavers: 272
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 271Handrails, railings or banisters: 261
Day wear: 254Golf: 253
Ball sports: 247Other toys: 244
Gymnastics: 236Exercise equipment: 236
Chains: 232Sports and recreational activity: 226
Cookware: 221Computers: 221
Tableware and accessories: 218Windowsills or frames: 216
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 215Dancing: 213
Saws: 212Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 211
Mattresses: 210Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 207
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 206Luggage: 202
Benches: 189Golf carts: 188
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 186Footwear: 183
Refrigerators: 182Cheerleading: 180
Wire: 179Bags: 177
Nail guns or stud drivers: 177Telephones or telephone accessories: 171
Hammers: 165Automatic doors: 164
Drinking glasses: 161Pins and needles: 160
Air conditioners: 160Riding power lawn mowers: 160
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 156Grills: 156
Cabinet or door hardware: 156Other ovens: 154
Blankets: 150Pipes: 148
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 145Scooters/skateboards, powered: 143
Swimming: 143Book bags or back carriers: 137
Scaffolding: 136Minibikes, powered: 133
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 133Ramps or landings: 133
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 131Escalators: 127
Poles: 126Hot water: 124
Tennis: 122Outerwear: 122
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 120Sinks: 117
Waterbeds or water pillows: 115Step stools: 115
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 114Other Irons: 113
Manual cleaning equipment: 112Lighting equipment: 110
Washing machines: 110Paper products: 110
Decorative yard equipment: 107Snow tubing: 106
Bottles or jars: 105Other containers: 105
Grocery or shopping carts: 103Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 99
Wading pools: 94Other ranges: 94
Hockey: 94Chain saws: 93
Laundry baskets: 93Martial arts: 93
Diving or diving boards: 93Pillows: 91
Rocking chairs: 90Bedsprings or bedframes: 89
Counters or countertops: 89Glass bottles or jars: 88
Baby strollers: 88Sprayers: 88
Billiards or pool: 85Metal containers: 83
Sliding glass doors or panels: 83Tractors: 83
Water tubing: 83Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 83
Drills: 83Car seats: 80
Wagons: 79Clothing: 78
Plastic containers: 77Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 77
Range or oven accessories: 77Electric coffee makers or teapots: 77
Electric heating pads: 77Laundry soaps or detergents: 77
Roller hockey: 77Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 76
Manual scissors: 76Pressure cookers or canners: 76
Other stools: 76Boxing: 76
Radiators: 76Toy boxes or chests: 72
Rope or string: 72Power drills or accessories: 68
Batteries: 68Other power saws: 68
Gasoline cans: 68Soaps: 68
Workshop furnishings: 68Snow plows: 68
Nonupholstered recliner chairs: 68Amusement attractions: 67
Mountain climbing: 66Chemicals: 66
Tombstones or grave markers: 66Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 66
BBs or pellets: 66Footlockers: 66
School equipment: 66Swimming pool slides: 66
Field hockey: 66Other playground equipment: 66
Gasoline: 66Baby walkers or jumpers: 66
Snow throwers or blowers: 66Water skiing: 66
Surfing: 66Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 55
Other glass doors: 55Scissors: 50
Other windows or window glass: 50Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 50
Pruning or trimming equipment: 50Fans: 50
Pens and pencils: 46Baby gates or barriers: 44
Skating: 40Clothing accessories: 40
Electric Christmas decorations: 38Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 38
Storm doors with glass panels: 38Toolboxes or tool kits: 38
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 38Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 38
Log splitters: 38Pull-down or folding stairs: 33
Upholstered footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 33Bleaches: 33
Flying toys: 33Microwave ovens: 33
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 33Dishwashers: 33
Nonglass doors: 23Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 23
Other ball sports: 23Faucets or spigots: 23
Leaf blowers: 16Nightwear: 16
Floor lamps or table lamps: 16Riding toys: 16
Playpens: 16Brushcutters, powered: 16
Power saws: 16Other nonglass doors: 16
Welding equipment: 16Manual hedge trimmers: 16
Tricycles: 16Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 16
Camping equipment: 16Ironing boards or covers: 16
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 16Gas or LP floor or wall heaters: 16
Garden tractors: 16Water polo: 16
Heat pumps: 16Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 16
Gas ovens: 16Steam irons: 16
Unattached appliance or lamp cords: 16Rug shampooers: 16
Towel racks or bars: 16Other plastic products: 16
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 16Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 16
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 16Water slides: 16
Lubricants: 16Plastic bags: 16
Screen doors: 16Television tables or stands: 16
Recliner chairs: 16Barstools or kitchen stools: 16
Fabric treatment products: 16Nonmetal cookware: 16
Wood paneling and particleboard: 16Clothes dryers: 16
Lockers: 16Nonelectric razors or shavers: 16
Seesaws or teeterboards: 13High chairs: 12
Cribs: 7Other baby carriers: 7
Badminton: 6Baby carriers: 6
Fertilizers: 6Swimming pool equipment: 6
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 6Costumes or masks: 6
Balloons: 6Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 6
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 6Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 6
Tapes: 6Gas or LP heaters: 6
Sheets or pillowcases: 6Public equipment: 6
Brick, stone or masonry chimneys: 6

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