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Accidents - Year 2005 - Upper Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 120,504
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

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Accidents - Related Products


Floors or flooring materials: 13,243Stairs or steps: 10,839
Beds or bedframes: 5,686Bicycles or accessories: 4,178
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 3,249Chairs: 3,231
Football: 2,988Ladders: 2,406
Rugs or carpets: 2,068Fences or fence posts: 2,045
Horseback riding: 1,833Weight lifting: 1,821
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,779All-terrain vehicles: 1,722
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 1,585Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,565
Bathtubs or showers: 1,551Doors: 1,539
Trampolines: 1,491Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 1,467
Tables: 1,462Ceilings and walls: 1,435
Wheelchairs: 1,159House repair or construction materials: 1,126
Skateboards: 1,077Slides or sliding boards: 1,033
Exercise: 1,026Baseball: 977
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 951Fishing: 937
Basketball: 914Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 903
Snow boarding: 902Pet supplies: 853
Swings or swing sets: 852Snow skiing: 838
Containers: 811Knives: 779
Exercise equipment: 689Soccer: 672
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 650Day wear: 646
Furniture: 633Playground equipment: 631
Bunk beds: 628Footwear: 611
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 582Toilets: 548
Televisions: 547Bowling: 536
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 493Doorsills or frames: 477
Cookware: 459Wrestling: 457
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 443Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 420
Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 419Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 404
Telephones or telephone accessories: 403Go-carts: 395
Hot water: 392Luggage: 385
Counters or countertops: 379Grocery or shopping carts: 366
Rope or string: 335In-line skating: 335
Refrigerators: 315Other ranges or ovens: 285
Stools: 280Chair, recliner: 271
Sleds: 269Bleachers: 267
Tools: 266Nightwear: 265
Automatic doors: 264Swimming: 263
Swimming pools: 258Tableware and accessories: 243
Stepladders: 243Pens and pencils: 234
Other toys: 234Manual snow or ice removal tools: 230
Riding power lawn mowers: 218Barstools or kitchen stools: 218
Grills: 209Roller skating: 207
Bed rails: 202Pipes: 202
Lawn mowers: 197Mobile/manufactured homes: 196
Cords, electrical: 196Other unpowered garden tools: 195
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 192Tennis: 192
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 187Manual cleaning equipment: 179
Sinks: 176Lacrosse: 173
Tool sheds: 172Seesaws or teeterboards: 172
Ramps or landings: 172Air conditioners: 167
Baby gates or barriers: 167Golf: 167
Motorized vehicles: 166Clothing: 166
Cheerleading: 166Volleyball: 163
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 158Decorative yard equipment: 157
Bottles or jars: 156Car seats: 154
Tree stands: 152Soaps: 150
Pruning or trimming equipment: 148Sports and recreational activity: 148
Fireworks: 144Pressure cookers or canners: 144
Dune buggies/beach buggies: 142Wooden containers: 142
Ice skating: 138Metal containers: 136
Rotary power lawn mowers: 136Water skiing: 136
Archery: 136Eyeglasses: 136
Extension or straight ladders: 135General home or room involvement in fires: 135
Clothing irons: 131Other playground equipment: 130
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 128Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 128
Dishwashers: 126Gymnastics: 125
Chain saws: 124Ball sports: 119
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 119Bags: 119
Softball: 117Radiators: 114
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 113Benches: 113
Handrails, railings or banisters: 112Skating: 107
Water slides: 105Glass bottles or jars: 105
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 105Outerwear: 101
Cardboard products: 99Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 99
Hot tubs or home spas: 98Pins and needles: 98
Step stools: 98Minibikes, powered: 97
Lighting equipment: 97Gas or LP grills or stoves: 97
Cabinet or door hardware: 97Amusement attractions: 95
Vacuum cleaners: 92Escalators: 91
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 91Scaffolding: 91
Laundry baskets: 91Elevators or other lifts: 83
Screwdrivers: 83Book bags or back carriers: 83
Awls, chisels or planes: 83Electric blankets or sheets: 83
Tractors: 83Clothes dryers: 83
Field hockey: 83Street hockey: 83
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 82Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 78
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 76Faucets or spigots: 76
Toolboxes or tool kits: 76Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 76
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 76Jewelry: 76
Photographic equipment: 76Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 75
Boxing: 75Clothing accessories: 75
Poles: 75Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 75
Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 75Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 75
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 74Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 73
Rugby: 72BBs or pellets: 72
Mirrors or mirror glass: 68Surfing: 68
Rug shampooers: 68Snow throwers/blowers: 68
Manual hedge trimmers: 68Drain cleaners: 68
Portable electric heaters: 68Wood paneling and particleboard: 68
Electric heaters: 68Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 68
Other containers: 68Cigarette or pipe lighters: 67
Bench or table saws: 67Public equipment: 67
School equipment: 67Gasoline: 66
Freezers: 66Windowsills or frames: 66
Baby changing tables: 66Washing machines: 66
Lockers: 66Badminton: 66
Coffee makers or teapots: 66Sewing basket articles: 66
General purpose household cleaners: 66Umbrellas: 66
Kites or kite string: 66Tetherball: 66
Nonbaby mattresses: 66Electric heating pads: 66
Laundry soaps or detergents: 65Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 63
Attachable high chairs: 59Chains: 59
Towel racks or bars: 59Fuel oils: 59
Hammocks: 59Aquariums or accessories: 59
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 59Acids: 59
Golf carts: 53Light bulbs: 51
Hockey: 46Combs or hairbrushes: 41
Kerosene or oil heaters: 41Wire: 41
Log splitters: 41Power lawn mowers: 38
Adhesives: 38Futons: 38
Scooters, unpowered: 37Computers: 36
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 36Other ball sports: 32
Mountain climbing: 31Treehouses or playhouses: 31
Martial arts: 31Carts: 31
Drinking glasses: 31Portable food or beverage coolers: 30
Coal or wood-burning stoves: 30Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 30
Heaters or heating systems: 27Dancing: 22
Other fireplaces: 22Bathtub or shower enclosures: 21
Hair dryers: 21Mattresses: 21
Towels or cloths: 21Garage doors: 21
Ice hockey: 21Cribs: 17
Plastic products: 15Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 15
Extension cords: 15Blankets: 15
Built-in swimming pools: 15Flatware: 15
Hammers: 15Manual scissors: 15
Other furnaces: 15Gas ranges or ovens: 15
Floor waxes: 15Chemicals: 15
Pull-down or folding stairs: 15Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 15
Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 15Toy boxes or chests: 15
Sheets or pillowcases: 15Nonelectric razors or shavers: 15
Razors or shavers: 15Thermal or sound insulation materials: 15
Buckets or pails: 15Aerosol containers: 15
Antifreeze: 15Snow tubing: 15
Plastic containers: 15Baby bottles or nipples: 15
Plastic wrapping products: 15First aid equipment: 15
Wading pools: 12Wagons: 11
Baby walkers or jumpers: 11Baby strollers: 11
Playpens: 7Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 6
Tapes: 5Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 5
Kitchen gadgets: 5High chairs: 5
Manicuring devices: 5Desk supplies: 5
Riding toys: 5Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 5
Track and field: 5Inflatable toys: 5
Tape recorders or players: 5Microwave ovens: 5
Lighter fluids: 5

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