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Accidents - Year 2004 - Finger


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 1,513,622
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Knives: 262,007Doors: 116,188
Basketball: 97,945Football: 61,147
Metal containers: 45,621Bench or table saws: 34,760
Knives with replaceable blades: 34,652Drinking glasses: 29,774
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 26,713Tableware and accessories: 26,584
Bicycles or accessories: 23,547Fishing: 22,976
Baseball: 18,373Stairs or steps: 17,095
Jewelry: 16,694Ceilings and walls: 15,340
Floors or flooring materials: 14,796Hammers: 14,754
Softball: 13,401Scissors: 13,289
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 12,195Pruning or trimming equipment: 12,096
Soccer: 11,259House repair or construction materials: 10,789
Slicers and choppers: 10,731Razors or shavers: 10,651
Saws: 10,634Fences or fence posts: 9,589
Lawn mowers: 9,455Power saws: 9,295
Volleyball: 9,257Portable circular power saws: 8,735
Tables: 8,561Chairs: 7,969
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 7,722Nonelectric razors or shavers: 7,698
Other ball sports: 7,467Weight lifting: 7,346
Garage doors: 7,112Beds or bedframes: 6,978
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 6,735Chain saws: 6,618
Containers: 6,398Ball sports: 5,821
Manual scissors: 5,519Tools: 5,471
Pet supplies: 5,313Skateboards: 5,285
Other toys: 4,841Nail guns or stud drivers: 4,791
Power lawn mowers: 4,739Drills: 4,690
Mirrors or mirror glass: 4,616Trampolines: 4,514
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 4,476Hatchets or axes: 4,302
Ladders: 4,262Furniture: 3,969
Log splitters: 3,941Fans: 3,924
Desk supplies: 3,858Power hedge trimmers: 3,635
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 3,629Kitchen gadgets: 3,598
Pipes: 3,476Bathtubs or showers: 3,310
Glass bottles or jars: 3,310Scooters, unpowered: 3,189
Wrestling: 3,134Band saws: 3,129
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 3,070Bowling: 2,964
Lockers: 2,946Exercise: 2,940
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 2,908Refrigerators: 2,904
Manual cleaning equipment: 2,867Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 2,844
Manicuring devices: 2,807Exercise equipment: 2,804
Awls, chisels or planes: 2,740Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 2,732
Wheelchairs: 2,715Cookware: 2,677
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 2,550Light bulbs: 2,535
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 2,523Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 2,511
Doorsills or frames: 2,443Handrails, railings or banisters: 2,425
Horseback riding: 2,420Electric blenders: 2,419
Televisions: 2,399Other manual workshop tools: 2,395
Gymnastics: 2,389Pins and needles: 2,363
Screwdrivers: 2,339Cabinet or door hardware: 2,299
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 2,287Swings or swing sets: 2,286
All-terrain vehicles: 2,260Air conditioners: 2,238
Snow skiing: 2,227Counters or countertops: 2,205
Sports and recreational activity: 2,196Rope or string: 2,176
Toilets: 2,173Food processors: 2,161
Snow throwers/blowers: 2,139Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 2,109
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 2,082Other ranges or ovens: 2,050
Power routers: 2,033Footwear: 2,011
Slides or sliding boards: 1,940Bottles or jars: 1,865
Rugs or carpets: 1,834In-line skating: 1,827
Day wear: 1,808Other unpowered garden tools: 1,804
Hockey: 1,799Hand saws: 1,793
Grocery or shopping carts: 1,760Automatic doors: 1,738
Computers: 1,718Wire: 1,712
Other ranges: 1,673Martial arts: 1,666
Archery: 1,661Sinks: 1,574
Washing machines: 1,558Sewing machines or accessories: 1,495
Toolboxes or tool kits: 1,490Other glass bottles or jars: 1,466
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 1,437Chair, recliner: 1,380
Other portable or stationary power tools: 1,332Poles: 1,315
Lacrosse: 1,302Amusement attractions: 1,290
Vacuum cleaners: 1,286Bags: 1,284
Pens and pencils: 1,274Swimming pools: 1,266
Manual filing or sanding tools: 1,246Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 1,243
Snow boarding: 1,215Boxing: 1,189
Ice hockey: 1,187Roller skating: 1,186
Tetherball: 1,181Chains: 1,179
Ice skating: 1,173Power drills or accessories: 1,170
Cheerleading: 1,162Field hockey: 1,139
Riding power lawn mowers: 1,123Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 1,095
Aquariums or accessories: 1,080Grills: 1,072
Go-carts: 1,068Hot water: 1,055
Sleds: 1,054Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 1,050
Lighting equipment: 1,048Dancing: 1,047
Clothing accessories: 1,009Fireworks: 936
Swimming: 927Power sanders: 919
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 917Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 907
Umbrellas: 904Hacksaws: 898
Baby strollers: 896Flatware: 895
BBs or pellets: 895Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 880
Portable power drills and accessories: 877Cardboard products: 868
Microwave ovens: 849Coal or wood-burning stoves: 844
Golf: 835Tennis: 834
Wood paneling and particleboard: 821Dishwashers: 809
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 808Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 805
Rugby: 802Elevators or other lifts: 765
Freezers: 765Electrical wire or wiring systems: 761
Paper cutters: 746Storm windows: 743
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 737Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 732
Skating: 728Jigsaws: 726
Manual hedge trimmers: 720Benches: 708
Electric or battery-powered knives: 705Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 703
Clothes dryers: 691Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 677
Paper products: 668Clothing irons: 667
Business and office machines: 662Bunk beds: 660
Tractors: 635Billiards or pool: 632
Clothing: 631Crutches, canes or walkers: 628
Public equipment: 627Electrical outlets or receptacles: 619
Metal cookware: 619Can openers: 617
Christmas decorations: 613Coffee makers or teapots: 610
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 602Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 599
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 592Food grinders: 592
Buckets or pails: 582Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 582
Carts: 582Car seats: 581
Mattresses: 577Tree stands: 574
Telephones or telephone accessories: 544Chair, rocking: 543
Wagons: 524Stools: 521
Tool sheds: 518Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 515
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 507Windowsills or frames: 506
Golf carts: 500Power jointers: 499
Decorative yard equipment: 493Electric mixers: 488
Book bags or back carriers: 487Other furnaces: 486
Keys, key rings or key chains: 475Nonmetal cookware: 474
Plastic bags: 471Other containers: 468
Rotary power lawn mowers: 465Unpowered models or parts: 460
Laundry baskets: 460Welding equipment: 459
Automotive tools or accessories: 452Extension or straight ladders: 451
Stationary power drills and accessories: 449Floor lamps or table lamps: 446
Safes: 444Luggage: 441
Water slides: 432Pillows: 431
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 430Portable power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 428
Ceramics supplies or equipment: 422Other fireplaces: 416
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 415Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 412
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 411Escalators: 409
Snowmobiles: 408Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 406
Toasters: 403Plastic products: 402
Self-contained openers: 400Air compressors: 398
Bleachers: 389Street hockey: 387
Sabre saws: 384Other plastic products: 377
Water polo: 374Cigarette or pipe lighters: 373
Batteries: 371Other playground equipment: 371
Sprayers: 370Nonglass bottles or jars: 367
Radiators: 367Wooden containers: 365
Animal traps: 363Handball: 361
Flying toys: 360Bed rails: 355
Playground equipment: 352Glue guns: 349
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 344Gas or LP grills or stoves: 341
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 340Canning jars or lids: 338
Plastic wrapping products: 335Toy boxes or chests: 332
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 332Stretch cords or stretch straps: 330
Power tillers or cultivators: 330Electric ranges or ovens: 325
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 323Power lathes: 322
Water tubing: 307Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 305
Sewing basket articles: 303Towels or cloths: 301
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 298Trays: 295
Garbage disposers: 293Water heaters: 290
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 289Tape recorders or players: 287
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 284Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 280
Mobile/manufactured homes: 279Painting equipment, powered: 274
Safety pins: 267Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 265
First aid equipment: 264Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 259
Ironing boards or covers: 256Electric ranges: 253
Water skiing: 251Futons: 249
Step stools: 248Slow cookers: 243
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 243Cords, electrical: 241
Vises or workshop clamps: 240Leaf blowers: 238
Appliances: 237Mountain climbing: 235
Radial arm saws: 234Outerwear: 232
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 230Vending machines: 230
Plastic containers: 228Other ovens: 228
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 228Surfing: 227
Blankets: 226Knife sharpeners: 226
Sheets or pillowcases: 225Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 220
Vaporizers: 217Hair dryers: 216
General home or room involvement in fires: 215Toy sports equipment: 214
Manual push mowers: 211Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 210
Hair clippers and trimmers: 209Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 207
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 205Camping equipment: 203
Diving or diving boards: 196Clocks: 195
Fireplace equipment: 195Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 190
Fabrics: 188Ramps or landings: 188
Gas ranges or ovens: 183Other toy weapons: 182
Adhesives: 179Other electric lighting equipment: 178
Bleaches: 177Watches: 175
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 171Stepladders: 171
Tapes: 170Balloons: 169
School equipment: 164Garden tractors: 164
Electric scissors: 164Doorstops: 164
Electric deep fryers: 158Recording tapes: 157
Faucets or spigots: 156Gasoline: 156
Tricycles: 156Extension cords: 155
Hot plates: 155Baby walkers or jumpers: 154
Christmas tree lights: 152Badminton: 150
Electric lighting equipment: 147Night-lights: 147
Seesaws or teeterboards: 147Electric kettles or hot pots: 146
Aerosol containers: 145Art supplies or equipment: 145
Table tennis: 142Manual drills: 141
Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 141Electric Christmas decorations: 139
Internal combustion engines: 139Gas or LP heaters: 139
Glass tubing or test tubes: 139Other antennas: 135
Playpens: 135Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 134
Baby gates or barriers: 134Hot tubs or home spas: 132
Acids: 130Range or oven accessories: 130
Nonbaby mattresses: 130Manual snow or ice removal tools: 129
Soaps: 128General purpose household cleaners: 128
Minibikes, powered: 122Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 121
Other furniture: 119Magazine racks or book ends: 117
Track and field: 112Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 112
Heaters or heating systems: 111Lubricants: 110
Ice picks: 110Corkscrews: 109
Glass soft drink bottles: 109Ice makers: 107
Fire extinguishers: 106Scaffolding: 105
Barstools or kitchen stools: 103Food skewers: 103
Window screens: 102Trash compactors: 102
Other grills or stoves: 101Pressurized containers: 101
High chairs: 100Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 99
Drinking fountains: 98Riding toys: 98
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 94Swimming pool equipment: 94
Baby bottles or nipples: 94Roller hockey: 94
Built-in swimming pools: 93Seasonal decorations: 92
Coins: 89Humidifiers: 88
Bars and bar accessories: 88Filters: 88
Electric grills: 87Scales: 86
Electric heaters: 86Artificial flowers or plants: 86
Fuel storage tanks: 86Snow tubing: 86
Electric razors or shavers: 86Gas furnaces: 86
Flares: 86Automotive chemicals: 85
Towel racks or bars: 81Multi-purpose lighters: 76
Batons: 76Wallpaper: 75
Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 75Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 75
Table linens: 74Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 71
Garden sprayers: 71Generators or power plants: 69
Baby carriages: 69Metal or plastic molding sets: 69
Treehouses or playhouses: 69Laundry hampers: 69
Electric frying pans and skillets: 69Sleeping bags: 69
Brushcutters, powered: 69Charcoal: 69
Drain cleaners: 69School laboratory chemicals: 69
Baby carriers: 69Pumps: 69
Drain snakes: 69Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 69
Workshop furnishings: 69Electric motors: 69
Radios: 69Television tables or stands: 65
Ice cream makers: 65Thermometers: 65
Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 65Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 64
Electric baseboard heaters: 60Soldering equipment: 58
Fire escape devices: 58Nightwear: 58
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 58Indoor antennas: 58
Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 58Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 58
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 58Pull-down or folding stairs: 58
Combs or hairbrushes: 58Bedding: 58
Toy caps, cap toys or cap guns: 58Nonelectric can openers: 58
Boilers: 58Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 58
Gasoline cans: 58Gas ranges: 58
Ammonia, household: 58Dune buggies/beach buggies: 58
Hammocks: 58Floor waxes: 58
Dry ice: 58Footlockers: 48
Pogo sticks: 46Skeet shooting: 43
Matches: 39Cots: 39
Lighters: 39Kites or kite string: 32
Chemicals: 32Scuba diving: 31
Rotisseries: 31Ice crushers: 30
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 29Photographic equipment: 29
Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 29Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 29
Amateur two-way radios: 24Food warmers: 23
Darts: 22Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 21
Cribs: 19Cutting torches: 17
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 17Projectors: 16
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 16Plant foods or fertilizers for potted plants: 16
Waterbeds or water pillows: 16Thermal or sound insulation materials: 16
Portable food or beverage coolers: 15Nonelectric toothbrushes: 15
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 15Baby changing tables: 15
Built-in fireplaces: 15Artificial Christmas trees: 15
Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 15Portable baby swings: 15
Personal protection devices: 15Massage devices or vibrators: 6
Pacifiers or teething rings: 6Crayons or chalk: 6
Fire sprinklers: 6Water toys: 6
Music boxes or chimes: 6Window or door security barriers: 6
Tombstones or grave markers: 6

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