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Accidents - Year 2005 - Ear


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 172,926
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Accidents - Related Products


First aid equipment: 38,400Swimming: 36,183
Jewelry: 27,983Tables: 4,226
Paper products: 3,748Other toys: 3,322
Beds or bedframes: 2,982Pens and pencils: 2,917
Desk supplies: 2,033Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,702
Bathtubs or showers: 1,671Floors or flooring materials: 1,532
Bicycles or accessories: 1,522Ear protection devices: 1,497
Crayons or chalk: 1,310Molding compounds: 1,281
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,231Ceilings and walls: 1,125
Swimming pools: 1,118Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 1,087
Chairs: 1,061Doors: 1,017
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 968Stairs or steps: 949
BBs or pellets: 907Football: 766
Hearing aids: 744Water tubing: 727
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 727Combs or hairbrushes: 723
Scuba diving: 682Built-in swimming pools: 635
Baseball: 630Fishing: 576
Other ball sports: 554Basketball: 498
Soccer: 472All-terrain vehicles: 466
Telephones or telephone accessories: 449Surfing: 448
Swings or swing sets: 441Gasoline: 383
Eyeglasses: 367Fireworks: 360
House repair or construction materials: 355Sewing basket articles: 346
Pins and needles: 333Fences or fence posts: 313
Footwear: 311Drinking glasses: 310
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 308Televisions: 308
Scissors: 302Rugs or carpets: 290
Batteries: 282Softball: 279
Diving or diving boards: 270Wrestling: 268
Trampolines: 267Welding equipment: 263
Lawn mowers: 258Bunk beds: 253
Poles: 244Other plastic products: 239
Benches: 229Manual cleaning equipment: 228
Razors or shavers: 226Water skiing: 212
Water slides: 209Golf: 207
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 204Go-carts: 203
Bleachers: 203Plastic products: 201
Furniture: 199Drinking straws: 188
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 181Handrails, railings or banisters: 179
Crutches, canes or walkers: 174Exercise equipment: 173
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 167Amusement attractions: 166
Building sets: 165Matches: 157
General purpose household cleaners: 155Counters or countertops: 153
Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 151Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 150
Rope or string: 143Other antennas: 143
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 142Slides or sliding boards: 141
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 138Marbles: 137
Manual scissors: 135Art supplies or equipment: 135
Towels or cloths: 135Snow skiing: 133
Screwdrivers: 133Rugby: 129
Hot tubs or home spas: 129Lighting equipment: 129
Book bags or back carriers: 128Martial arts: 127
Room deodorizers or fresheners: 126Public equipment: 126
Weight lifting: 126Chain saws: 126
Television tables or stands: 118Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 114
Containers: 114Ladders: 112
Doorsills or frames: 112Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 106
Kitchen gadgets: 104Skateboards: 104
Aluminum foil wrapping products: 102Hammers: 99
Stools: 98Tableware and accessories: 98
Grocery or shopping carts: 98Garage doors: 97
Other fireplaces: 95Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 91
Powered riding toys: 91Power lawn mowers: 91
Pipes: 91Volleyball: 91
Toilets: 90Pet supplies: 88
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 87Sleds: 83
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 83Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 83
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 83Rug shampooers: 83
Dishwashers: 83Toolboxes or tool kits: 83
Knives: 82Vacuum cleaners: 82
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 82Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 82
Hair clippers and trimmers: 82Floor lamps or table lamps: 82
Eye protection devices: 82Cardboard products: 81
Ball sports: 81Roller skating: 78
Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 76Baby strollers: 76
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 76Washing machines: 75
Scooters, unpowered: 75Darts: 75
Diapers: 72Cabinet or door hardware: 71
Thermometers: 68Carts: 68
General home or room involvement in fires: 68Hot water: 68
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 68Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 68
Chair, rocking: 68Toy guns with projectiles: 68
Rotary power lawn mowers: 68Chimneys: 67
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 67Knives with replaceable blades: 67
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 66Nail guns or stud drivers: 66
Horseback riding: 66Aerosol containers: 66
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 66Other unpowered garden tools: 66
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 66Vending machines: 66
Thermal or sound insulation materials: 66Cords, electrical: 66
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 66Bags: 63
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 59Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 59
Hockey: 59Swimming pool equipment: 59
Soaps: 58Dancing: 53
Keys, key rings or key chains: 52Bench or table saws: 38
Radiators: 36Boxing: 36
Pillows: 31Escalators: 31
Manicuring devices: 31Personal protection devices: 30
Tapes: 30Golf carts: 30
Day wear: 27Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 27
Metal containers: 27Wooden containers: 22
Adhesives: 21Windowsills or frames: 21
Glass bottles or jars: 21Exercise: 21
Chemicals: 21Doorstops: 21
Lockers: 18Heaters or heating systems: 17
Clothing irons: 15Mountain climbing: 15
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 15Air conditioners: 15
Ironing boards or covers: 15Mattresses: 15
Electric Christmas decorations: 15Photographic equipment: 15
Radios: 15Beach chairs or folding chairs: 15
Mirrors or mirror glass: 15Wooden matches: 15
Artificial flowers or plants: 15Outdoor awnings or shutters: 15
Automotive chemicals: 15Drills: 15
Scaffolding: 15Safety pins: 15
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 15Grills: 15
Pogo sticks: 15Riding power lawn mowers: 15
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 15Flying toys: 15
Ice hockey: 15Paint or varnish thinners: 15
Playground equipment: 13Aquariums or accessories: 11
Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 11Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 11
Bed rails: 11Toy weapons: 11
Sinks: 7Amateur two-way radios: 7
Other ranges or ovens: 6Food skewers: 6
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 6Containers with key openers: 6
Fertilizers: 6Christmas decorations: 5
Electric toothbrushes or oral irrigators: 5Car seats: 5
Other containers: 5Footlockers: 5
Blankets: 5Lacrosse: 5
Toy guns: 5Cribs: 5
Pumps: 5Faucets or spigots: 5
Tennis: 5Buckets or pails: 5
Waterbeds or water pillows: 5Elevators or other lifts: 5
Wire: 5Light bulbs: 5
Other toy guns: 5

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