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Accidents - Year 2008 - Shoulder


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 590,933
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Stairs or steps: 50,895Football: 50,594
Bicycles or accessories: 37,508Floors or flooring materials: 37,410
Beds or bedframes: 27,685Basketball: 17,609
All-terrain vehicles: 15,885Bathtubs or showers: 10,848
Chairs: 10,198Baseball: 9,973
Weight lifting: 9,847Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 9,734
Containers: 9,304Snow boarding: 9,228
Ladders: 9,217Soccer: 8,845
Exercise: 8,656Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 8,595
Skateboards: 7,997Furniture: 7,837
Snow skiing: 7,276Softball: 7,136
Horseback riding: 6,868Doors: 6,526
Ceilings and walls: 6,314Wrestling: 6,269
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 4,814Wheelchairs: 4,168
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 4,082Crutches, canes or walkers: 3,839
Rugs or carpets: 3,705Tables: 3,658
Volleyball: 3,449Hockey: 3,367
Swimming: 3,234Trampolines: 3,171
Ice hockey: 2,960Motor vehicles or parts: 2,711
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 2,589Day wear: 2,529
Rugby: 2,425Footwear: 2,382
Martial arts: 2,297Golf: 2,259
Exercise equipment: 2,256Fences or fence posts: 2,247
Animal induced injury: 2,218Other toys: 2,193
Sports and recreational activity: 2,179Bags: 2,151
Swimming pools: 2,085Snowmobiles: 1,998
Doorsills or frames: 1,985Swings or swing sets: 1,963
Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 1,946Toilets: 1,922
Dancing: 1,870Scooters, unpowered: 1,845
Televisions: 1,839Manual snow or ice removal tools: 1,790
Luggage: 1,763Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 1,699
Other unpowered garden tools: 1,624Bunk beds: 1,610
Pet supplies: 1,569Cheerleading: 1,514
Gymnastics: 1,507Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 1,454
Lacrosse: 1,444Boxing: 1,443
Refrigerators: 1,370Sleds: 1,302
Other ball sports: 1,254Clothing: 1,211
Flying toys: 1,192Slides or sliding boards: 1,186
Stools: 1,184House repair or construction materials: 1,152
Alcohol: 1,140Surfing: 1,123
Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,122Extension or straight ladders: 1,016
Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,013Buckets or pails: 988
Tennis: 986Roller skating: 984
Cardboard products: 980Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 955
Computers: 945Amusement attractions: 932
Ball sports: 877Air conditioners: 863
Lawn mowers: 852Bowling: 845
Riding power lawn mowers: 837Laundry baskets: 819
Chair, recliner: 814Poles: 804
Fishing: 804Water slides: 803
Counters or countertops: 802Manual cleaning equipment: 782
Garage doors: 770Power lawn mowers: 769
Benches: 760Vacuum cleaners: 753
Stepladders: 741Elevators or other lifts: 735
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 692Foods: 686
In-line skating: 676Golf carts: 671
Grocery or shopping carts: 662Track and field: 622
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 621Outerwear: 615
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 597Tools: 590
Mattresses: 583Scaffolding: 577
Cords, electrical: 569Go-carts: 553
Playground equipment: 544Water skiing: 524
Washing machines: 522Water tubing: 519
Book bags or back carriers: 511Car seats: 504
Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 503Plants, trees and shrubs: 502
Escalators: 487Ramps or landings: 482
Chain saws: 480Pipes: 472
Snow tubing: 470Bottles or jars: 469
Rope or string: 466Ice skating: 466
Tableware and accessories: 463Rotary power lawn mowers: 460
Hammers: 460Telephones or telephone accessories: 456
Hot water: 449Tree stands: 447
Step stools: 425Diving or diving boards: 425
Baby gates or barriers: 420Scooters/skateboards, powered: 418
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 407Other ranges or ovens: 396
Decorative yard equipment: 381Painting equipment, powered: 370
Knives: 367Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 363
Licensed two-wheeled motor vehicles: 343Hatchets or axes: 341
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 339Built-in swimming pools: 333
Toolboxes or tool kits: 333Bleachers: 333
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 327Sheets or pillowcases: 324
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 307Beach chairs or folding chairs: 304
Barstools or kitchen stools: 302Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 301
Treehouses or playhouses: 290Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 288
Billiards or pool: 285Sprayers: 275
Sinks: 267Fans: 263
Cribs: 258Mountain climbing: 256
Paper products: 250Pillows: 248
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 247Rug shampooers: 246
Combs or hairbrushes: 245Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 237
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 236Metal containers: 235
Pull-down or folding stairs: 235Insect induced injuries: 235
Motorized vehicles: 233Garden tractors: 232
Wood paneling and particleboard: 230Handball: 224
Field hockey: 219Heaters or heating systems: 218
Clothes dryers: 217Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 215
Minibikes, powered: 213Clothing accessories: 212
Badminton: 211Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 206
Other manual workshop tools: 205Camping equipment: 204
Light bulbs: 204Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 190
Other furnaces: 187Dishwashers: 185
Soaps: 185Umbrellas: 179
Towels or cloths: 178Clocks: 177
Wooden containers: 177Cookware: 176
Batteries: 173Plastic bags: 173
Grills: 171Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 166
Outdoor awnings or shutters: 166Lockers: 165
Nonglass bottles or jars: 162Extension cords: 162
Clothing irons: 161Knives with replaceable blades: 161
Pens and pencils: 159Wire: 152
Kitchen gadgets: 150Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 150
Bed rails: 149Street hockey: 147
Pruning or trimming equipment: 147Workshop furnishings: 146
Tractors: 146Other containers: 143
Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 143Portable food or beverage coolers: 141
Automatic doors: 139Tricycles: 135
Other playground equipment: 135Skating: 135
First aid equipment: 135Electric Christmas decorations: 135
Table tennis: 134Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 134
Carts: 131Vending machines: 131
Drinking glasses: 131Television tables or stands: 131
Wagons: 130Sleeping bags: 130
Blankets: 120Swimming pool equipment: 119
Baby strollers: 116Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 116
Magazine racks or book ends: 115Above-ground swimming pools: 110
Mirrors or mirror glass: 110High chairs: 108
Snow throwers/blowers: 105Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 102
Mobile/manufactured homes: 102Filters: 102
Cabinet or door hardware: 102Darts: 101
Footlockers: 96Scissors: 96
Nightwear: 96Other fireplaces: 94
Chair, rocking: 94Floor lamps or table lamps: 94
Towel racks or bars: 94BBs or pellets: 93
Fuel storage tanks: 90Saws: 90
General purpose household cleaners: 90Glass bottles or jars: 90
Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 90Other furniture: 90
Bedding: 87Air compressors: 87
Powered riding toys: 87Tape recorders or players: 87
Seesaws or teeterboards: 87Attachable high chairs: 87
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 86Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 86
Boats and boating: 86Bars and bar accessories: 86
Power hedge trimmers: 80Baby carriers: 80
Freezers: 79Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 78
Aircraft: 75Sewing machines or accessories: 75
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 75Faucet water heaters: 75
Pressurized containers: 75Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 75
Tool sheds: 74Electric baseboard heaters: 74
Cisterns, cesspools or septic tanks: 73Power tillers or cultivators: 73
Other bedding: 73Floor waxes: 73
Inflatable furniture: 73Electric ranges or ovens: 73
Brushcutters, powered: 71Remote control, universal or not stated: 71
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 71Eyeglasses: 71
Electric mixers: 71Toboggans: 71
Chains: 71Internal combustion engines: 71
Photographic equipment: 71Generators or power plants: 70
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 66Hammocks: 63
Trays: 59Baby walkers or jumpers: 59
Business and office machines: 59Shoelace fasteners: 59
Other glass bottles or jars: 59Automotive tools or accessories: 59
Slicers and choppers: 59Wigs, falls or hairpieces: 59
Curling: 59Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 59
Wallpaper: 59Inflatable toys: 59
Futons: 59Automotive chemicals: 59
Marbles: 59Slingshots or sling-propelled toys: 59
Leaf blowers: 59Plastic containers: 59
Water heaters: 45Faucets or spigots: 45
Lighting equipment: 45Bathtub or shower enclosures: 44
Personal protection devices: 44Jewelry: 43
Hair dryers: 43Power saws: 43
Water polo: 36Aquariums or accessories: 30
Swimming pool slides: 30Convertible beds, hideaway beds or sofa beds: 30
Public equipment: 29Nonelectric razors or shavers: 29
Radiators: 29Gas or LP heaters: 29
Playpens: 29Nonelectric blankets: 27
Windowsills or frames: 21Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 21
Coins: 15Nonelectric toothbrushes: 15
Medical equipment, general: 15Artificial flowers or plants: 15
Electric kettles or hot pots: 15Baby bottles or nipples: 15
Gasoline: 15Coaxial Cable: 14
Moving walks: 14Hand saws: 14
Doorstops: 14Manual scissors: 14
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 14Microwave ovens: 14
Baby carriers or slings: 14Portable cribs: 14
Electric heating pads: 14Tetherball: 14
Seasonal decorations: 14Dune buggies/beach buggies: 14
Cutting torches: 14Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 14
Manual push mowers: 14Tarpaulins: 14
Scuba diving: 14Slow cookers: 14
Toy boxes or chests: 14Skeet shooting: 14
Tablet or capsule drugs: 14Seed and fertilizer spreaders: 14
Bleaches: 14Automotive waxes, polishes or cleaners: 14
Manual hedge trimmers: 14Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 14
Power pruning or trimming equipment: 14Cosmetics: 14
Hot tubs or home spas: 14Other guns or firearms: 14
Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 14Utility vehicles: 14
Wading pools: 6Fire extinguishers: 6
Nonbaby mattresses: 6Cots: 6
Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 6General home or room involvement in fires: 6
Electric griddles: 6Fertilizers: 6

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