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Accidents - Year 2008 - All Of Body


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 289,055
See also: Lethal accidents, Other years, Other body parts.

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Accidents - Related Products


Tablet or capsule drugs: 41,418Alcohol: 13,266
Floors or flooring materials: 13,245General home or room involvement in fires: 13,195
Aspirin substitutes: 10,915Bleaches: 7,845
Exercise: 7,837Liquid drugs: 6,899
Carbon monoxide poisonings: 6,230Soaps: 6,132
General purpose household cleaners: 5,874Laundry soaps or detergents: 5,426
Cosmetics: 4,942Antihistamines: 4,821
Other drugs or medications: 4,815Swimming pools: 4,521
Bathtubs or showers: 4,363Beds or bedframes: 4,152
Stairs or steps: 3,214Swimming: 2,991
Bicycles or accessories: 2,762Chemicals: 2,740
Illegal drugs: 2,648Golf: 2,446
Other furnaces: 2,262Chairs: 2,164
Basketball: 2,041Swimming pool chemicals: 1,925
Drain cleaners: 1,841Football: 1,791
Gasoline: 1,773Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 1,713
Computers: 1,683Gas fumes or gas vapors of unknown origin: 1,618
Cigarettes, cigars, pipes or tobacco: 1,564Liniments or rubbing compounds: 1,564
Carbon monoxide detectors: 1,558Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 1,447
Wheelchairs: 1,375Lawn mowers: 1,352
Other ranges or ovens: 1,340Toilets: 1,302
Gas ranges or ovens: 1,188Exercise equipment: 1,153
Oil furnaces: 1,122Track and field: 1,084
Aspirin or aspirin compounds: 1,051Crutches, canes or walkers: 1,050
Bottles or jars: 1,027Heaters or heating systems: 1,019
Aerosol containers: 997Foods: 969
Personal protection devices: 951Fabric treatment products: 917
Softball: 902Detergents: 886
Pine oil cleaning and disinfectant preparations: 869Toilet bowl products: 864
Sports and recreational activity: 853Tables: 847
Liquid room deodorizers or fresheners: 787Preparations containing iron salts: 773
Tennis: 770Insect induced injuries: 767
Electrical outlets or receptacles: 750Baseball: 749
Fishing: 740Electrical wire or wiring systems: 730
Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 724Adhesives: 711
Ceilings and walls: 708Soccer: 684
Power lawn mowers: 674Gas furnaces: 667
Dancing: 657Motor vehicles or parts: 641
Built-in swimming pools: 606Generators or power plants: 598
Pesticides: 595Ladders: 594
Abrasive cleaners: 591Ammonia, household: 589
Dishwasher detergents: 561Hot tubs or home spas: 526
Day wear: 523Cookware: 521
Other toys: 517Rugs or carpets: 516
Medical equipment, general: 511Tableware and accessories: 496
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 495All-terrain vehicles: 484
Clothes dryers: 473Drugs or medications: 461
Clothing accessories: 458Containers: 450
Lubricants: 433Automotive chemicals: 419
Televisions: 414Fences or fence posts: 403
Antifreeze: 397Lamp oils: 393
Refrigerators: 388Furniture: 379
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 377Paint or varnish thinners: 376
Furniture polishes or waxes: 376House repair or construction materials: 376
Doors: 374Clothing: 373
Cheerleading: 364Other unpowered garden tools: 363
Volleyball: 363Boilers: 360
Weight lifting: 358Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 353
Lighter fluids: 348Room deodorizers or fresheners: 348
Boats and boating: 348Veterinary medicines: 345
Kerosene: 342Other ball sports: 330
Electric ranges or ovens: 330Counters or countertops: 329
Diesel fuels: 327Coal or wood-burning stoves: 322
Wrestling: 321Elevators or other lifts: 317
Spot removers or cleaning fluids: 315Pet supplies: 309
Sheets or pillowcases: 307Telephones or telephone accessories: 303
Oven cleaners: 294Hair dryers: 292
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 286Acids: 277
Animal induced injury: 276First aid equipment: 275
Martial arts: 270Buckets or pails: 262
Water heaters: 257Dishwashing liquid: 254
Oral hygiene products: 243Benches: 242
Power saws: 240Kerosene or oil heaters: 239
Snow throwers/blowers: 238Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 237
Gas or LP heaters: 234Manual snow or ice removal tools: 234
Blankets: 226Mattresses: 221
Toasters: 218Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 218
Balloons: 218Wading pools: 214
Sinks: 211Sprayers: 211
Mobile/manufactured homes: 210Vending machines: 208
Fans: 206Above-ground swimming pools: 205
Air conditioners: 199Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 199
Vacuum cleaners: 192Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 191
Cribs: 189Amusement attractions: 189
Decorative yard equipment: 188Washing machines: 186
Nonelectric blankets: 185Christmas tree lights: 183
Chair, recliner: 182Field hockey: 181
Extension cords: 180Fertilizers and other chemicals for outdoor use: 177
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 175Thermal or sound insulation materials: 174
Drinking glasses: 167Snow skiing: 164
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 162Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 158
Fire extinguishers: 155Cardboard products: 153
Methyl alcohol: 151Substance ingested or inhaled by a victim under age: 151
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 150Bags: 147
Swimming pool equipment: 147Rotary power lawn mowers: 145
Paper products: 144Light bulbs: 140
Manual cleaning equipment: 137Cords, electrical: 136
Painting equipment, powered: 134Footwear: 134
Baby bottles or nipples: 133Pipes: 133
Lighters: 133School laboratory chemicals: 129
Knives: 129Floor lamps or table lamps: 129
Plants, trees and shrubs: 126Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 124
Fire or smoke alarms: 119Snowmobiles: 119
Plant foods or fertilizers for potted plants: 116Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 115
Battery chargers: 111Grocery or shopping carts: 109
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 109Charcoal: 106
Scuba diving: 105Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 102
Coffee makers or teapots: 101Aquariums or accessories: 101
Public equipment: 101Keys, key rings or key chains: 99
Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 96Caulking or spackling compounds: 96
Batteries: 96Plastic bags: 94
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 94Other playground equipment: 94
Desk supplies: 94Ice hockey: 93
Combs or hairbrushes: 93Roller skating: 93
Ice skating: 93Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 90
Barstools or kitchen stools: 90Luggage: 90
Fuel oils: 89Laundry baskets: 88
Caustics: 88Pruning or trimming equipment: 88
Portable food or beverage coolers: 87Windshield wiper fluids: 87
Workshop furnishings: 87Fertilizers: 87
Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 87Diving or diving boards: 87
Bunk beds: 86Sleds: 84
Nonglass bottles or jars: 81Nightwear: 81
Flotation toys: 81Baby carriers: 80
Power drills or accessories: 79Bowling: 78
Stools: 78Tape recorders or players: 78
Welding equipment: 75Riding power lawn mowers: 75
Glass soft drink bottles: 75Skating: 75
Saws: 75Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 74
Jewelry: 73Microwave ovens: 73
Seasonal decorations: 73Electric coffee makers or teapots: 73
Floor waxes: 73Tools: 73
Garden tractors: 73Bleachers: 71
Fuel storage tanks: 71Clothing irons: 71
Hot water: 71Other specified plastic products: 71
Shuffleboard: 71Other baby carriers: 71
Golf carts: 71Industrial equipment: 71
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 71Cabinet or door hardware: 71
Horseback riding: 66High chairs: 66
Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 61Motorized vehicles: 59
Table tennis: 59Rope or string: 59
Toy sports equipment: 59Glass bottles or jars: 59
Engine fuels for models: 59Aircraft: 59
Garbage disposers: 59Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 59
Electric heaters: 59Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 59
Gas-burning fireplaces: 59Pillows: 58
Towels or cloths: 45Book bags or back carriers: 45
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 45Skateboards: 45
Lighting equipment: 43Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 43
Car seats: 42Portable gas or LP heaters: 40
Carts: 40Grills: 36
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 36Pens and pencils: 32
Turpentine: 30Chain saws: 30
Thermometers: 30Christmas decorations: 30
Garage doors: 30Tree stands: 30
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 30Footlockers: 30
Fuels for chafing dishes or fondue pots: 30Scooters/skateboards, powered: 29
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 29Lacrosse: 22
Other fireplaces: 22Plastic containers: 22
Metal cookware: 21Coins: 21
Radiators: 21Flying toys: 21
Radios: 21Baby walkers or jumpers: 21
Metal polishes, tarnish removers or preventatives: 21Electric deep fryers: 15
Rugby: 15Appliances: 15
Heating or cooling comfort packs: 15Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 15
Tool sheds: 15Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 15
Swings or swing sets: 15Water tubing: 15
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 15Escalators: 15
Fuel multi-purpose lighters: 15Photographic equipment: 15
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 15Tractors: 15
Nonelectric toothbrushes: 15Manicuring devices: 15
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 14Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 14
Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 14Doorsills or frames: 14
Chains: 14Badminton: 14
Kitchen gadgets: 14Handrails, railings or banisters: 14
Massage devices or vibrators: 14Go-carts: 14
Paint or varnish removers, paintbrush cleaners: 14Chimneys: 14
Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 14Lockers: 14
Lunch boxes or pails: 14In-line skating: 14
Metal containers: 14Sewing machines or accessories: 14
Electric heating pads: 14Scooters, unpowered: 14
Trampolines: 14Log splitters: 14
Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 14Baby changing tables: 14
Baby bouncer seats: 14Kites or kite string: 14
Razors or shavers: 14Clocks: 14
Diapers: 14Outdoor awnings or shutters: 14
Outerwear: 14Crayons or chalk: 14
Camping equipment: 14Saunas: 14
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 14Wire: 14
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 14Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 14
Screwdrivers: 14Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 14
Playground equipment: 14Water slides: 13
Hockey: 13Workshop compounds or chemicals: 6
Molding compounds: 6Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 6
Solvents: 6Plastic wrapping products: 6
Portable baby swings: 6Bassinets or cradles: 6
Glass tubing or test tubes: 6Chair, rocking: 6
Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 6Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 6
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 6Pacifiers or teething rings: 6
Soldering equipment: 6Other electric lighting equipment: 6
Playpens: 6Baby gates or barriers: 6
Rust removers: 6Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 6
Wood burning fireplaces: 6

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