AMUSEMENT RIDE-RELATED INJURIES AND DEATHS IN THE UNITED STATES: 1987–1999.

AmusementParksDeaths[Book: C. Craig Morris – 2000 – 22x28cm – 36 Pages]. This report describes U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) data on amusement park-related fatalities and hospital emergency room-treated injuries. Fatality data are presented for calendar years 1987-1999. Injury data are presented for calendar years 1983-1999. Hazard scenario data derived from in-depth investigations and incident reports are presented for the period from 1 January 1990 through 30 April 2000. Selected Chapter Points: Introduction; Amusement Ride-Related Injuries; Amusement Ride-Related Fatalities; Hazard Patterns Associated with American Ride-Related Incidents; Reported Fatalities; Investigated Cases: 85 incidents reported and recorded, and over 100 fatalities. ANDY SHINE’S RATING: Fair.