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Accidents - Year 2009 - Wrist


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 556,134
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Stairs or steps: 38,818Floors or flooring materials: 35,246
Bicycles or accessories: 34,607Football: 28,406
Basketball: 24,039Skateboards: 21,365
Soccer: 15,588Snow boarding: 12,205
Beds or bedframes: 11,597Roller skating: 10,843
Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 10,581Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 10,442
Ceilings and walls: 9,172Ladders: 7,816
Bathtubs or showers: 7,633All-terrain vehicles: 7,465
Baseball: 7,377Chairs: 7,261
Doors: 6,919Knives: 6,820
Scooters, unpowered: 6,606Swings or swing sets: 5,967
Sports and recreational activity: 5,947Softball: 5,920
Trampolines: 5,714Volleyball: 5,226
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 4,929Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 4,722
In-line skating: 4,572Horseback riding: 4,239
Tables: 4,143Containers: 4,049
Exercise: 3,887Fences or fence posts: 3,774
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 3,763Footwear: 3,661
Rugs or carpets: 3,594Hockey: 3,262
Furniture: 3,221Slides or sliding boards: 3,187
Gymnastics: 2,842Pet supplies: 2,705
Dancing: 2,703Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,574
Snow skiing: 2,518Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 2,504
Ice skating: 2,498Weight lifting: 2,498
Knives with replaceable blades: 2,439Tableware and accessories: 2,343
Bunk beds: 2,237Wrestling: 2,209
Crutches, canes or walkers: 2,205Cheerleading: 2,125
Other toys: 2,045Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 2,040
Sleds: 1,882Wheelchairs: 1,845
Boxing: 1,833Skating: 1,810
Tennis: 1,779Other ball sports: 1,751
Golf: 1,735Drinking glasses: 1,696
Computers: 1,605Bowling: 1,590
Exercise equipment: 1,560Televisions: 1,501
Toilets: 1,481Martial arts: 1,458
Doorsills or frames: 1,384Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,358
Other unpowered garden tools: 1,231Poles: 1,109
Bags: 1,062Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 1,057
Other playground equipment: 1,050Counters or countertops: 1,032
Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,031Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 1,024
Swimming pools: 1,012Lacrosse: 1,000
Refrigerators: 999Stepladders: 994
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 958Step stools: 948
Day wear: 941Hammers: 936
Fishing: 928Playground equipment: 896
Vacuum cleaners: 873Snowmobiles: 854
Ice hockey: 836Glass bottles or jars: 834
House repair or construction materials: 819Metal containers: 811
Luggage: 781Swimming: 758
Mirrors or mirror glass: 752Track and field: 733
Cookware: 718Stools: 714
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 701Chain saws: 695
Hot water: 652Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 639
Amusement attractions: 632Chair, recliner: 629
Lawn mowers: 599Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 595
Bathtub or shower enclosures: 593Pipes: 587
Go-carts: 551Rope or string: 549
Surfing: 547Nonelectric razors or shavers: 546
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 545Riding power lawn mowers: 539
Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 537Decorative yard equipment: 535
Manual cleaning equipment: 532Laundry baskets: 531
Ball sports: 531Balls: 525
Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 506Other ranges or ovens: 503
Grocery or shopping carts: 503Drills: 494
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 487Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 484
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 483Cords, electrical: 479
Cribs: 476Paper products: 473
Bleachers: 469Sinks: 468
Washing machines: 465Cabinet or door hardware: 464
Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 458Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 453
Garage doors: 442Power lawn mowers: 422
Saws: 422Bottles or jars: 422
Buckets or pails: 407Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 406
Benches: 406Escalators: 399
Lockers: 399Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 398
Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 396Screwdrivers: 383
Log splitters: 378Street hockey: 375
Clothes dryers: 370Tetherball: 369
Flying toys: 369Fans: 366
Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 361Water slides: 360
Tools: 353Wagons: 345
Cardboard products: 340Dishwashers: 339
Book bags or back carriers: 338Barstools or kitchen stools: 333
Microwave ovens: 330Built-in swimming pools: 324
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 316Aquariums or accessories: 316
Rotary power lawn mowers: 315Scissors: 311
Hammocks: 311Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 311
Plastic bags: 310Pruning or trimming equipment: 310
Nonglass bottles or jars: 308Light bulbs: 304
Car seats: 304Telephones or telephone accessories: 301
Ramps or landings: 299Freezers: 297
Pens and pencils: 296Beach chairs or folding chairs: 294
Windowsills or frames: 285Air conditioners: 284
Grills: 276Hatchets or axes: 254
Portable circular power saws: 249Sheets or pillowcases: 249
Portable food or beverage coolers: 242Baby gates or barriers: 237
Portable power drills and accessories: 233Chains: 229
Towels or cloths: 229Power drills or accessories: 226
Floor lamps or table lamps: 225Tricycles: 221
Extension or straight ladders: 219Keys, key rings or key chains: 215
Sewing basket articles: 215Kitchen gadgets: 215
Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 212Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 212
Roller hockey: 211Wire: 208
Awls, chisels or planes: 208Canning jars or lids: 207
Water tubing: 206Clothing: 202
Other manual workshop tools: 202Jewelry: 193
Pogo sticks: 193Nail guns or stud drivers: 193
Power saws: 188Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 184
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 182Sprayers: 182
Seesaws or teeterboards: 181Toolboxes or tool kits: 177
Golf carts: 177Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 175
Trays: 173Flatware: 172
Soaps: 168Slow cookers: 168
Mattresses: 167Riding toys: 164
Minibikes, powered: 164Billiards or pool: 164
Field hockey: 162Bench or table saws: 156
Storm windows: 155Manual scissors: 154
Hand saws: 153Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 153
Electric frying pans and skillets: 153Other furniture: 151
Skeet shooting: 151Clothing accessories: 151
Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 150Painting equipment, powered: 150
Ashtrays, not electric or not battery operated: 150Gas ranges or ovens: 147
Radiators: 147Water skiing: 146
Snow throwers/blowers: 146Baby strollers: 146
Automatic doors: 145Motorized vehicles: 144
Appliances: 144Pull-down or folding stairs: 144
Rugby: 143Leaf blowers: 140
Laundry soaps or detergents: 139Metal cookware: 139
Scaffolding: 139Power tillers or cultivators: 138
Blankets: 137Christmas decorations: 136
Coffee makers or teapots: 135Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 132
Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 132Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 131
Carts: 131Archery: 131
Baby carriers: 124Heaters or heating systems: 124
Vending machines: 121Tool sheds: 115
Camping equipment: 108Watches: 108
Public equipment: 108Radios: 107
Slicers and choppers: 107Workshop furnishings: 102
Balloons: 99Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 99
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 97Extension cords: 93
Eyeglasses: 92Lighting equipment: 90
Toy boxes or chests: 90Business and office machines: 88
Electric Christmas decorations: 86Tree stands: 86
Swimming pool equipment: 86Other baby carriers: 86
Kitchen mixing bowls, canisters or similar containers: 84Manual workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 84
Bars and bar accessories: 82Electric blenders: 82
Outerwear: 81Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 81
Manual push mowers: 77Outdoor awnings or shutters: 77
Futons: 77General home or room involvement in fires: 77
Photographic equipment: 77Batons: 76
Tractors: 75Aerosol containers: 75
Manual hedge trimmers: 75Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 75
Automotive tools or accessories: 75Electric motors: 75
Other portable or stationary power tools: 75Lightning rods or arresters, antenna discharge units or other grounding devices: 75
Hot tubs or home spas: 75Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 75
Food processors: 75Children's play tents, play tunnels or other enclosures: 75
Toy guns with projectiles: 75Clocks: 75
Swimming pool slides: 75Above-ground swimming pools: 75
Badminton: 74Treehouses or playhouses: 73
Chemicals: 70Toy sports equipment: 70
Darts: 70Shoelace fasteners: 70
Pins and needles: 70Fireplace equipment: 70
Welding equipment: 70Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 70
Bedding: 70Band saws: 70
Ice makers: 70Other glass bottles or jars: 70
Snow disks: 69Combs or hairbrushes: 69
Hair dryers: 69Other power pruning or trimming equipment: 69
Vaporizers: 69Tape recorders or players: 69
Lubricants: 69Torches: 69
Musical instruments, electric or battery operated: 69Drain snakes: 69
Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 69Multi-purpose lighters: 69
Television tables or stands: 68Handball: 68
Window screens: 62Dune buggies/beach buggies: 62
Table tennis: 62Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 62
Nonmetal cookware: 62Lunch boxes or pails: 62
Nonbaby mattresses: 62Adhesives: 62
Power hedge trimmers: 62Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 61
Wallpaper: 53Unicycles: 53
Other toy guns: 52Powered riding toys: 47
Fertilizers: 43Heating or cooling comfort packs: 37
Electric ranges or ovens: 37Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 37
Clothing irons: 31Wooden containers: 31
Seasonal decorations: 31Other fireplaces: 30
Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 30Elevators or other lifts: 27
Desk supplies: 27Umbrellas: 22
Inflatable toys: 21Other specified plastic products: 21
Bed rails: 18Remote control, universal or not stated: 16
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 16Kites or kite string: 16
Stretch cords or stretch straps: 16Wallpaper steamers: 15
Gasoline: 15Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 15
Christmas tree lights: 15Ironing boards or covers: 15
Electric toy racing cars or accessories: 15Other antennas: 15
Pillows: 15Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 15
Food grinders: 15Toboggans: 15
Electric heaters: 15Electrical wire or wiring systems: 15
Juicers: 15Garbage disposers: 15
Faucets or spigots: 15Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 15
Other sound recording, reproducing or receiving equipment: 15Water heaters: 15
Gasoline or other fuel-powered models: 15Sewing machines or accessories: 15
Fireworks: 15Sleeping bags: 15
Footlockers: 15School equipment: 15
Baby bottles or nipples: 15Diapers: 15
Detergents: 15Doorstops: 15
Diving or diving boards: 15Plastic wrapping products: 15
Baby carriers or slings: 15Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 15
Manual lawn trimmers or edgers: 15Portable swimming pools: 15
Utility vehicles: 15High chairs: 12
Plastic containers: 12Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 6
Self-contained openers: 6Fire extinguishers: 6
Toy guns: 6Horseshoes: 6
Building sets: 6Chair, rocking: 6
Chemistry sets or science kits: 6Scales: 6
Manicuring devices: 6

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