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Accidents - Year 2010 - Lower Arm


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Number Of Accidents (Estimate): 492,220
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Stairs or steps: 29,850Bicycles or accessories: 25,693
Football: 19,981Windows and window glass, other than storm windows: 19,359
Beds or bedframes: 18,645Floors or flooring materials: 17,866
Monkey bars, playground gyms or other playground climbing apparatus: 15,445Knives: 11,190
Basketball: 11,012Skateboards: 9,806
Chairs: 9,292Soccer: 8,958
Sofas, couches, davenports, divans or studio couches: 7,570Fences or fence posts: 7,184
Doors: 6,608Swings or swing sets: 6,588
Ladders: 6,342Roller skating: 6,190
Trampolines: 6,162Tables: 6,151
Slides or sliding boards: 5,845Hot water: 5,811
Ceilings and walls: 5,429Snow boarding: 5,229
All-terrain vehicles: 4,964Baseball: 4,823
Glass doors or doors with glass panels: 4,796Scooters, unpowered: 4,340
Porches, balconies, open-side floors or floor openings: 4,340Bathtubs or showers: 4,121
Knives with replaceable blades: 4,078Nails, screws, carpet tacks or thumbtacks: 4,013
Cabinets, racks, room dividers and shelves: 3,882Fishing: 3,654
Exercise: 3,516Crutches, canes or walkers: 3,276
Horseback riding: 3,121Sports and recreational activity: 3,097
Two-wheeled, powered, off-road vehicles: 3,016Softball: 3,003
Rugs or carpets: 2,782Desks, chests, bureaus or buffets: 2,763
Footwear: 2,524Containers: 2,514
Other ranges or ovens: 2,397In-line skating: 2,396
Bunk beds: 2,382Tableware and accessories: 2,224
Pet supplies: 2,022Mirrors or mirror glass: 2,009
Drinking glasses: 1,935Wheelchairs: 1,888
Playground equipment: 1,882Cookware: 1,867
Doorsills or frames: 1,777Chain saws: 1,750
Gymnastics: 1,669Dancing: 1,604
Sleds: 1,592Day wear: 1,569
Hockey: 1,554Other playground equipment: 1,537
Toilets: 1,525Grills: 1,523
Handrails, railings or banisters: 1,522Furniture: 1,486
Tools: 1,419Hair curlers, curling irons, clips & hairpins: 1,410
Counters or countertops: 1,409Exercise equipment: 1,394
Weight lifting: 1,279Go-carts: 1,255
Nonelectric razors or shavers: 1,193Cheerleading: 1,159
Metal containers: 1,114Wrestling: 1,105
Cabinet or door hardware: 1,099Swimming pools: 1,082
Televisions: 1,081Power saws: 1,062
Other toys: 1,058Waste containers, trash baskets or refuse bins: 1,058
Clothing irons: 1,035Pruning or trimming equipment: 1,034
Manual snow or ice removal tools: 999Snow skiing: 981
Refrigerators: 977Volleyball: 953
Other unpowered garden tools: 945Manual cleaning equipment: 905
Computers: 903Pipes: 887
Gasoline: 883Benches: 848
Ice skating: 838Pictures, picture frames or wall decorations: 836
Cribs: 830Ball sports: 754
Poles: 738Hoists, lifts, jacks or jack stands: 734
Ramps or landings: 734Bags: 727
Step stools: 726Amusement attractions: 726
Microwave ovens: 722Tennis: 713
Martial arts: 709Hammers: 691
Mopeds or power-assisted cycles: 688Lacrosse: 680
Track and field: 680Chair, recliner: 661
Balls: 655Power lawn mowers: 653
Clothing: 651Golf carts: 636
Skating: 633Fans: 627
Ice hockey: 624Golf: 610
Stools: 609Decorative yard equipment: 603
House repair or construction materials: 587Glass bottles or jars: 585
Cardboard products: 584Stepladders: 582
Soaps: 573Wire: 571
Pens and pencils: 551Lawn mowers: 545
Scooters/skateboards, powered: 539Grocery or shopping carts: 538
Scissors: 528Floor lamps or table lamps: 525
Garage doors: 524Metal cookware: 511
Luggage: 504Tractors: 500
Mountain or all-terrain bicycles or accessories: 493Garden hoses, nozzles or sprinklers: 485
Seesaws or teeterboards: 476Car seats: 475
Telephones or telephone accessories: 466Other ball sports: 465
Tool sheds: 458Coal or wood-burning stoves: 455
Pliers, wire cutters or wrenches: 455Footstools, ottomans or hassocks: 440
Water slides: 438Manual scissors: 431
Laundry soaps or detergents: 429Clothing accessories: 416
Riding power lawn mowers: 412Saws: 411
Air conditioners: 409Baby gates or barriers: 406
Motorized vehicles: 404Workshop grinders, buffers, or polishers: 401
Rope or string: 396Vacuum cleaners: 396
Portable circular power saws: 388Gas, air or spring-operated guns: 384
Swimming: 381Knickknacks, statues, vases or urns: 367
Glass alcoholic beverage bottles: 367Window shades, venetian blinds or indoor shutters: 362
Room-sized, wall-to-wall or outdoor carpeting: 356Light bulbs: 352
Runners, throw rugs or doormats: 351Power workshop grinders, buffers or polishers: 351
Lawn trimmers or edgers, powered: 341Gutters, drainpipes, downspouts or run-off pipes: 337
Bleachers: 337Washing machines: 330
Mattresses: 329Razors or shavers: 328
Treehouses or playhouses: 327General purpose household cleaners: 319
Jewelry: 319Lockers: 313
Musical instruments, not electric or not battery operated: 313Draperies, curtains or shower curtains: 308
Sinks: 304Scaffolding: 302
Gas or LP grills or stoves: 300Bowling: 298
Drills: 297Boxing: 296
Bottles or jars: 296Other furniture: 289
BBs or pellets: 278Ductwork for heating or cooling systems: 274
Toy vehicles: 272Nonwheeled riding toys, unpowered: 268
Propane, LP or butane gas tanks or fittings: 263Snowmobiles: 263
Aerosol containers: 252Riding toys: 242
Business and office machines: 241Greenhouse or gardening supplies: 238
Elevators or other lifts: 238Fireworks: 238
Buckets or pails: 237Tricycles: 234
Aquariums or accessories: 231Lighters: 229
Fuel oils: 225Plastic containers: 223
Heaters or heating systems: 222Other grills or stoves: 220
Clothes dryers: 220Thermal or sound insulation materials: 218
Nail guns or stud drivers: 217Minibikes, powered: 214
Bench or table saws: 209Archery: 208
Log splitters: 207Electric blenders: 204
Other portable or stationary power tools: 204Games or game parts: 199
Kitchen gadgets: 198Pillows: 189
Television tables or stands: 188Sewing basket articles: 187
Rugby: 185Candles, candlesticks and other candle holders: 178
Pins and needles: 176Drapery or curtain rods, hooks or rings: 176
Desk supplies: 175Gas ranges or ovens: 175
Padlocks, chain locks or other locks: 174Kerosene: 174
Bed rails: 172Flying discs and boomerangs: 169
Escalators: 168Tape recorders or players: 167
Welding equipment: 166Extension or straight ladders: 165
Paintbrushes or rollers, manual: 165General home or room involvement in fires: 164
Electric chandeliers, hanging lamps or other attached light fixtures: 164Electric ranges or ovens: 161
Paper products: 161Portable swimming pools: 161
Flatware: 161Clotheslines or clothes drying racks: 161
Wagons: 160Handball: 160
Toy boxes or chests: 159Outdoor awnings or shutters: 159
Wheeled riding toys, unpowered: 156Antifreeze: 156
Diapers: 156Public equipment: 153
Pretend electronics, tools, housewares, and appliances: 153Tapes: 153
Nightwear: 153Surfing: 152
Baby walkers or jumpers: 152Sheets or pillowcases: 151
Books, magazines, albums or scrapbooks: 147Hand saws: 146
Other glass bottles or jars: 146Cords, electrical: 145
Water tubing: 145Fireplace equipment: 145
Blankets: 144Plastic bags: 144
Chains: 142Kerosene or oil heaters: 140
Keys, key rings or key chains: 140Dolls, plush toys, and action figures: 135
Beach chairs or folding chairs: 135Portable electric heaters: 135
Automatic doors: 134Bleaches: 134
Rotary power lawn mowers: 134Badminton: 132
Water skiing: 132Electric baseboard heaters: 130
Other furnaces: 127Towel racks or bars: 127
Umbrellas: 127Automotive tools or accessories: 127
Extension cords: 126Dishwashers: 125
Windowsills or frames: 120Electric counter-top ovens, broilers or toaster ovens: 118
Nonelectric blankets: 115Laundry baskets: 114
Toolboxes or tool kits: 114Snow tubing: 113
Water heaters: 111Barstools or kitchen stools: 108
Horseshoes: 108Dollies, handtrucks or luggage carriers: 108
Hatchets or axes: 108Carts: 106
Nonglass bottles or jars: 104Radiators: 103
Other manual pruning or trimming equipment: 103Swimming pool slides: 103
Tree stands: 103Book bags or back carriers: 98
Futons: 97Electric heating pads: 96
Coffee makers or teapots: 96Trays: 93
Window screens: 93Generators or power plants: 93
Faucets or spigots: 93Built-in swimming pools: 93
Wooden containers: 92Gasoline cans: 92
Pull-down or folding stairs: 92Other manual workshop tools: 92
Other fireplaces: 91Glass soft drink bottles: 91
High chairs: 89Lighting equipment: 87
Manual pruning or trimming equipment: 86Laundry hampers: 86
Manual hedge trimmers: 86Playpens: 85
Flashlights or battery-powered lanterns: 85Baby strollers: 84
Freezers: 84Street hockey: 81
Attachable high chairs: 81Electric heaters: 81
Inflatable furniture: 81Snow throwers/blowers: 81
Oven cleaners: 80Fuel storage tanks: 80
Paints, varnishes or shellacs: 80Mountain climbing: 79
Soldering equipment: 79Automotive chemicals: 79
Fire escape devices: 79Electrical wire or wiring systems: 79
Hot tubs or home spas: 79Wheelbarrows or lawn carts: 79
Towels or cloths: 77Toy guns: 77
Coins: 77Toothpicks or hor d'oeuvres picks: 76
Unpowered coffee makers or teapots: 76Canning jars or lids: 76
Hair clippers and trimmers: 76Aluminum foil wrapping products: 76
Christmas decorations: 76Power tillers or cultivators: 76
Bedspreads, throws or comforters: 76Fertilizers: 76
Humidifiers: 76Power hedge trimmers: 76
Coaxial Cable: 76Outdoor antennas: 76
Adhesives: 75Infant and toddler play centers: 75
Cutting torches: 73Chair, rocking: 73
Gas or LP heaters: 71Chemicals: 71
Other bedding: 71Wood paneling and particleboard: 71
Toboggans: 71Marbles: 71
Tarpaulins: 71Power pruning or trimming equipment: 70
Scales: 70Hair grooming equipment or accessories: 70
Panelboards, circuit breakers, ground fault circuit interrupters: 70Sprayers: 70
Solid room deodorizers or fresheners: 70Stretch cords or stretch straps: 70
Electric lighting equipment: 70Scuba diving: 70
Power leaf mulchers and grinders: 70Safes: 70
Above-ground swimming pools: 70Dune buggies/beach buggies: 69
Clothes steamers: 69Screwdrivers: 69
Awls, chisels or planes: 68Brushcutters, powered: 68
Wallpaper: 68Glass bathtub or shower enclosures: 66
Vises or workshop clamps: 63Combs or hairbrushes: 63
Remote control, universal or not stated: 63Wigs, falls or hairpieces: 63
Paper bags: 63Unicycles: 63
Lubricants: 63Crayons or chalk: 63
Toasters: 63Hot plates: 63
Appliances: 63Food grinders: 63
Fire or smoke alarms: 63Tombstones or grave markers: 63
Outdoor patio heaters or firepits: 63Charcoal or wood-burning grills: 63
Stereo or hi-fi components or accessories: 61First aid equipment: 59
Multi-purpose lighters: 54Clocks: 49
Other containers: 48Fencing: 48
Cigarette or pipe lighters: 48Gas-burning fireplaces: 47
Outdoor electric lighting equipment: 38Batteries: 38
Electric griddles: 38Portable power drills and accessories: 38
Eyeglasses: 38Power lathes: 38
Fuel multi-purpose lighters: 38Garden tractors: 38
School equipment: 37Gas furnaces: 33
Glue guns: 33Vending machines: 33
Power sanders: 32Bathtub or shower enclosures: 31
Table tennis: 31Dishwashing liquid: 31
Pressure cookers or canners: 31Tie racks, belt racks or other clothes hangers: 31
Pogo sticks: 27Outerwear: 26
Powered riding toys: 26Lighter fluids: 21
Baby changing tables: 21Bottle warmers: 21
Sleeping bags: 17Electrical outlets or receptacles: 17
Pedal-powered adult vehicles: 17Dehumidifiers: 17
School laboratory chemicals: 17Safety pins: 17
Air compressors: 17Stilts: 17
Tetherball: 16Squash, racquet ball or paddle ball: 16
Decorative water features: 16Mobile/manufactured homes: 16
Fuel-burning lighting equipment: 16Portable gas or LP heaters: 16
Footlockers: 16Power drills or accessories: 16
Magazine racks or book ends: 16Heavy-duty workshop staplers: 16
Food warmers: 16Fire extinguishers: 16
Charcoal: 16Camping equipment: 16
Seasonal decorations: 15Trash compactors: 15
Workshop compounds or chemicals: 15Manicuring devices: 15
Ironing boards or covers: 15Balloons: 15
Pressurized containers: 15Doll houses and other play scenes: 15
Portable baby swings: 15Leaf blowers: 15
Electric deep fryers: 15Sewing machines or accessories: 15
Detergents: 15Metal chimneys, stovepipes or flues: 15
Vaporizers: 15Knife sharpeners: 15
Electric kettles or hot pots: 15Slow cookers: 15
Hammocks: 15Radios: 15
Art and ceramic supplies or equipment: 11Roller hockey: 10
Baby bouncer seats: 10Drinking fountains: 10
Portable food or beverage coolers: 6Bedding: 6
Slicers and choppers: 6Costumes or masks: 5
Blocks, stacking toys or pull toys: 5Baby exercisers: 5
Bars and bar accessories: 5Toddler beds: 5
Water polo: 5Paint or varnish thinners: 5
Electric brooms: 5Telescopes, binoculars, microscopes or magnifying glasses: 5
Manual push mowers: 5

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