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Accidents - Year 2006 - Upper Trunk


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 542,875
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

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Stairs or steps: 54,768Floors or flooring materials: 31,491
Bathtubs or showers: 27,579Bicycles or accessories: 22,163
Football: 18,776Beds or bedframes: 18,573
Ladders: 17,073Chairs: 16,143
All-terrain vehicles: 15,586Tables: 11,015
Exercise: 10,040Basketball: 10,002
Furniture: 9,647Horseback riding: 8,604
Containers: 8,168Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 7,699
Weight lifting: 7,646Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 6,202
House repair or construction materials: 6,183Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 6,059
Soccer: 5,760Toilets: 5,634
Crutches, canes or walkers: 4,980Motor vehicles or parts: 4,644
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 4,450Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 4,090
Ceilings and walls: 3,951Baseball: 3,903
Wheelchairs: 3,741Fences or fence posts: 3,691
Trampolines: 3,667Rugs or carpets: 3,533
Doors: 3,496Exercise equipment: 3,456
Televisions: 3,394Hot water: 3,204
Swimming: 2,913Softball: 2,884
Snow skiing: 2,757Wrestling: 2,630
Handrails, railings or banisters: 2,459Counters or countertops: 2,283
Swimming pools: 2,232Lawn mowers: 2,194
Day wear: 2,185Skateboards: 2,039
Sports and recreational activity: 1,996Snow boarding: 1,975
Footwear: 1,944Animal induced injury: 1,882
Bags: 1,863Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,838
Martial arts: 1,760Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,760
Benches: 1,661Alcohol: 1,625
Golf: 1,613Other unpowered garden tools: 1,612
Stepladders: 1,606Fishing: 1,509
Swings or swing sets: 1,498Foods: 1,482
Tableware and accessories: 1,456Refrigerators: 1,435
Sinks: 1,395Amusement attractions: 1,392
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 1,361Other toys: 1,316
Ice hockey: 1,307Dancing: 1,261
Cheerleading: 1,250Stools: 1,215
Poles: 1,181Pet supplies: 1,175
Grocery or shopping carts: 1,171Bunk beds: 1,162
Volleyball: 1,155Laundry baskets: 1,111
Riding power lawn mowers: 1,076Clothing: 1,058
Extension or straight ladders: 1,026Manual snow or ice removal tools: 1,013
Water slides: 1,005Chair, recliner: 997
Doorsills or frames: 991Tree stands: 987
Sleds: 986Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 982
Slides or sliding boards: 967Lacrosse: 956
Vacuum cleaners: 956Washing machines: 936
Snowmobiles: 921Buckets or pails: 907
Go-carts: 905Rugby: 895
Soaps: 866Bowling: 861
Bleachers: 847Knives: 837
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 835Golf carts: 827
Jewelry: 825Water skiing: 788
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 768Laundry soaps or detergents: 751
Step stools: 750Barstools or kitchen stools: 740
Air conditioners: 732Other ball sports: 726
Track and field: 725Tennis: 725
Hot tubs or home spas: 725Computers: 723
Hockey: 720Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 698
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 675Chair, rocking: 669
Boxing: 665Power lawn mowers: 663
Water tubing: 645Medical equipment, general: 642
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 642Gymnastics: 633
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 611Manual cleaning equipment: 608
Luggage: 608Other ranges or ovens: 591
Microwave ovens: 590Surfing: 587
Scaffolding: 583Freezers: 582
Ramps or landings: 578Telephones or telephone accessories: 568
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 565Paper products: 565
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 563Roller skating: 545
Mattresses: 538Plants, trees and shrubs: 536
Toolboxes or tool kits: 531Cords, electrical: 528
Cardboard products: 525Elevators or other lifts: 497
Pens and pencils: 491Vending machines: 490
Built-in swimming pools: 490Garage doors: 465
Pipes: 464Scooters/skateboards, powered: 464
Electric heating pads: 459Book bags or back carriers: 452
Diving or diving boards: 450Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 447
Scooters, unpowered: 441Cabinet or door hardware: 428
Wire: 407Tools: 407
Car seats: 401Motorized vehicles: 397
Cribs: 395Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 380
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 376Portable food or beverage coolers: 375
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 365Cookware: 358
Decorative yard equipment: 357Manual push mowers: 349
In-line skating: 342Rotary power lawn mowers: 341
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 336Wooden containers: 336
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 333Metal containers: 322
Pillows: 322Pressure cookers or canners: 311
Workshop furnishings: 308Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 304
Combs or hairbrushes: 297Mobile/manufactured homes: 292
Minibikes, powered: 292Saws: 289
Escalators: 287Camping equipment: 283
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 280Clothes dryers: 276
Electric Christmas decorations: 270Clothing accessories: 266
Ball sports: 265Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 264
BBs or pellets: 260Baby strollers: 253
Keys, key rings or key chains: 253Coins: 251
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 251Bleaches: 249
Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 249Chain saws: 248
Mountain climbing: 248Floor lamps or table lamps: 238
Gasoline: 238Insect induced injuries: 237
Bench or table saws: 237Grills: 236
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 236Rope or string: 235
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 231Towels or cloths: 231
Playground equipment: 230Razors or shavers: 225
Tricycles: 225Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 224
Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 222Boats and boating: 222
Tractors: 216Fireworks: 214
Sprayers: 214Bottles or jars: 212
Sheets or pillowcases: 206Television tables or stands: 201
Billiards or pool: 196Flying toys: 194
Other fireplaces: 193Waterbeds or water pillows: 191
Windowsills or frames: 189Fertilizers: 188
General home or room involvement in fires: 185Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 181
Detergents: 177Thermal or sound insulation materials: 177
Swimming pool equipment: 175Hammers: 173
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 173Beach chairs or folding chairs: 171
Fans: 169Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 168
Ice skating: 167Treehouses or playhouses: 167
Other grills or stoves: 166Christmas tree lights: 165
Metal cookware: 164Pruning or trimming equipment: 162
Hair dryers: 162Baby gates or barriers: 162
Lighting equipment: 159Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 158
Laundry hampers: 158Coal or wood-burning stoves: 158
Christmas decorations: 154Mirrors or mirror glass: 152
Other containers: 146Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 146
Seesaws or teeterboards: 146Gasoline cans: 144
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 142Dune buggies/beach buggies: 142
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 142Automatic doors: 142
Electrical wire or wiring systems: 142Carts: 141
Generators or power plants: 139Flotation toys: 138
Cots: 135Nonglass bottles or jars: 133
Inflatable toys: 132Light bulbs: 132
Nightwear: 132Plastic containers: 130
Screwdrivers: 127Clothing irons: 124
Toy boxes or chests: 119Bed rails: 117
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 117Skating: 116
Drinking glasses: 116Tetherball: 113
Leaf blowers: 113Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 109
Batteries: 108Illegal drugs: 106
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 105Garden tractors: 104
Safes: 103Bedding: 103
Balloons: 102Trays: 102
Scuba diving: 102Art supplies or equipment: 101
Heaters or heating systems: 101Cosmetics: 98
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 95First aid equipment: 94
Drills: 93Other playground equipment: 93
Nail guns or stud drivers: 92Pull-down or folding stairs: 90
Water heaters: 90Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 88
Eyeglasses: 88Lockers: 86
Industrial equipment: 86Pogo sticks: 86
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 86Electric grills: 86
Slicers and choppers: 86Croquet: 86
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 86Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 86
General purpose household cleaners: 86Power drills or accessories: 86
Artificial Christmas trees: 86Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 86
Other manual workshop tools: 86Other portable or stationary power tools: 86
Snow throwers/blowers: 86Glass bottles or jars: 86
Welding equipment: 86Massage devices or vibrators: 86
Hatchets or axes: 86Kerosene or oil heaters: 83
Crayons or chalk: 80Ammonia, household: 79
Clocks: 79Potty chairs or training seats: 79
Sewing machines or accessories: 79Shuffleboard: 79
Self-contained openers: 79Knives with replaceable blades: 78
Wading pools: 77Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 76
Fire escape devices: 75Baby changing tables: 75
Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 73Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 73
Other baby carriers: 73Log splitters: 73
Tool sheds: 73Nonbaby mattresses: 73
Power tillers or cultivators: 73Diapers: 73
Radiators: 72Pesticides: 71
Glass soft drink bottles: 71Snow tubing: 71
Toilet bowl products: 71Food grinders: 71
Portable power drills and accessories: 71Ironing boards or covers: 71
Magazine racks or book ends: 71Awls, chisels or planes: 71
Pins and needles: 71Stationary power drills and accessories: 71
Other furniture: 71Marbles: 71
Other specified plastic products: 71Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 71
Inflatable furniture: 71Extension cords: 60
Hammocks: 59Oil furnaces: 59
Liquid drugs: 59Field hockey: 59
Power hedge trimmers: 59Handball: 59
Matches: 59Toy sports equipment: 59
Personal protection devices: 59Other glass bottles or jars: 59
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 59Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 59
Carbon monoxide detectors: 59Coffee makers or teapots: 58
Dishwashers: 46Aquariums or accessories: 45
Lighters: 43Baby carriers: 43
Electric lighting equipment: 40Towel racks or bars: 40
Amateur two-way radios: 40Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 40
Chains: 36High chairs: 35
Painting equipment, powered: 30Umbrellas: 30
Above-ground swimming pools: 30Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 30
Outerwear: 30Swimming pool chemicals: 30
Trains: 30Blankets: 30
Table tennis: 30Wallpaper: 30
Wood paneling and particleboard: 29Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 26
Guns: 21Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 21
Gas ranges or ovens: 20Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 20
Baby carriages: 15Footlockers: 15
Floor buffers or waxers: 15Baby mattresses or pads: 15
Street hockey: 15Window screens: 15
Tapes: 15Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 15
Chemicals: 15Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 15
Air compressors: 15Caulking or spackling compounds: 15
Public equipment: 15Water polo: 15
Tombstones or grave markers: 15Futons: 15
Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 15Scales: 15
Drinking fountains: 15Power jointers: 15
Tape recorders or players: 15Radios: 15
Fabric treatment products: 15Power sanders: 15
Garbage disposers: 15Bars and bar accessories: 15
Kites or kite string: 15Kitchen gadgets: 15
Sewing basket articles: 15Electric ranges or ovens: 15
Lighter fluids: 15Record players: 15
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 15Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 15
Drain cleaners: 15Faucets or spigots: 15
Utility vehicles: 15Oven cleaners: 14
Other clothing: 14Antifreeze: 14
Slow cookers: 11Table linens: 6
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 6Manual scissors: 6
School equipment: 6Electric kettles or hot pots: 6
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 5Aerosol containers: 5
Roller hockey: 5Swimming pool slides: 5
Riding toys: 5

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