Injury Estimates for the Top 25 Product Groupings in 2007 from the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) provides the agency and other federal agencies with critically important incident and injury information. More than 34 million consumer product-related injuries were medically treated annually from 2004 through 2006. Of these injuries, it is estimated that more than 13 million sought treatment at U.S. emergency departments.

Below are statistics from the 2007 NEISS Data Highlights showing Product Grouping/Estimated Number of Injuries:
1. Stairs, Ramps, Landings, Floors 2,324,938
2. Beds, Mattresses, Pillows 560,129
3. Bicycles & Accessories 515,871
4. Basketball 481,011
5. Chairs, Sofas, Sofa Beds 476,109
6. Football 455,193
7. Bathroom Structures & Fixtures 330,102
8. Non-glass Doors, Panels 321,665
9. Tables, not elsewhere classified 309,252
10. ATVs, Mopeds, Minibikes, etc. 278,671
11. Baseball, Softball 277,702
12. Exercise, Exercise Equipment 264,921
13. Desks, Cabinets, Shelves, Racks 262,171
14. Cans, Other Containers 248,126
15. Clothing 245,129
16. Ladders, Stools 227,769
17. All Toys 224,827
18. Playground Equipment 219,625
19. Soccer 198,679
20.Swimming, Pools, Equipment 155,322
21. Glass Doors, Windows, Panels 155,269
22. kateboards 143,682
23. Workshop Manual Tools 131,396
24. Carpets, Rugs 128,361
25. Other Misc. Furniture & Accessories 122,662

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