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2013 - Park Safety Information - Beta

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

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Adventureland, Des Moines, Iowa, USA


 

 

-B-

Beech Bend, Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA

Belmont Park, San Diego, California, USA

Buffalo Bill's Resort and Casino, Primm, Nevada, USA

Busch Gardens Tampa, Florida, USA

Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

 

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California's Great America, Santa Clara, California, USA

Canada's Wonderland, Vaughan, Ontario, Canada

Canobie Lake Park, Salem, New Hampshire, USA

Carowinds, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Cedar Point, Sandusky, Ohio, USA

Cliff's Amusement Park, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

 

 

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Darien Lake, Darien Center, New York, USA

Disney California Adventure Park, Anaheim, California, USA

Disney's Animal Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disney's Epcot, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disney's Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disney's Magic Kingdom, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA

Disneyland, Anaheim, California, USA

Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, USA

Dorney Park, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

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Elitch Gardens, Denver, Colorado, USA

-F-

None

 

-G-

Galaxyland, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Great Escape, Lake George, New York, USA

-H-

Holiday World, Santa Claus, Indiana, USA

Hersheypark, Hershey, Pennsylvania, USA

 

-I-

Indiana Beach, Monticello, Indiana, USA

-J-

None

-K-

Kemah Boardwalk, Kemah, Texas, USA

Kennywood Park, West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA

Kings Dominion, Doswell, Virginia, USA

Kings Island, Mason, Ohio, USA

Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, California, USA

-L-

Lake Compounce, Bristol, Connecticut, USA

Legoland California, Carlsbad, California, USA

Luna Park, Brooklyn, New York, USA

 

-M-

Magic Springs & Crystal Falls, Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA

Michigan's Adventure, Muskegon, Michigan, USA

Morey's Piers, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA

Mount Olympus, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, USA

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New York, New York Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Nickelodeon Universe, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA

 

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None

-P-

None

-Q-

None

-R-

None

-S-

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz, California, USA

SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, Florida, USA

SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego, California, USA

SeaWorld Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Silver Dollar City, Branson, Missouri, USA

Silverwood, Athol, Idaho, USA

Six Flags America, Upper Marlboro, Maryland, USA

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom, Vallejo, California, USA

Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio, Texas, USA

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, USA

Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois, USA

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California, USA

Six Flags New England, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA

Six Flags Over Georgia, Austell, Georgia, USA

Six Flags Over Texas, Arlington, Texas, USA

Six Flags St. Louis, Eureka, Missouri, USA

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None

 

 

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Universal Studios Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA

Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, California, USA

Universal Studios Islands of Adventure, Orlando, Florida, USA

-V-

Valleyfair!, Shakopee, Minnesota, USA

 

 

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Waldameer Amusement Park, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Worlds of Fun, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

 

 -X-, -Y-, and -Z-

None


 Adventureland

  • 8 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 7 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 6 = Outlaw

      • 3 back related

      • 3 neck related

    • 2 = Tornado

      • Both were back related

No injuries reported due to riders with pre-existing conditions. Interesting to note 3 of the riders who contacted us did not know, nor were given information on who to report ride safety issues/questions when they asked at the park. With one saying, "they did not know or maybe didn't want to tell me."

 Beechbend
  • 7 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 6 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 7 = Kentucky Rumbler

      • 7 back related - 2 due to riders with pre existing back injuries

Back injuries, again, were all related to sitting in the back of the roller coaster train. The back of the train does offer a more intense ride. More than the front or the middle of the coaster train as evident by the back injuries sustained.

 Belmont Park
  • 8 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 4 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 8 = Giant Dipper

      • 4 back related - 3 due to riders with pre existing back injuries

      • 4 neck related

3 of the 4 of the riders who sustained back related injury on this roller coaster did so even after knowing they had previous back related issues. Safety signs were not the issue here -- consumers ignoring them appears to be an issue.

 Buffalo Bills
  • 17 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 4 in 2011

  • 3 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 17 = Desperado

      • 13 back related

      • 4 misc related -- burns due to hot seat

Riders who sustained burns on this ride have attributed it to seats that had been previously empty from various ride cycles. Those burns occurred to under part of upper legs.

 Busch Gardens - Tampa
  • 17 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 20 in 2011

  • 33 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to hydration issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 9 = Gwazi

      • 6 back related

      • 3 neck related

    • 8 = Montu

      • 8 leg related

33 disproven injuries, all due to not properly hydrating:

  • Leg cramps

  • Blacking out

  • Migraines

 Busch Gardens - Williamsburg
  • 8 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 8 in 2011

  • 29 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 8 = Alpengeist

      • 6 leg related

      • 2 misc related -- blacked out

 California's Great America
  • 20 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 17 in 2011

  • 25 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 11 = Grizzly

      • 7 back related

      • 4 neck related

    • 9 = Flight Deck

      • 9 leg related

 Canada's Wonderland

  • 10 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 21 in 2011

  • 17 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 5 = Wild Beast

      • 5 back related

    • 5 = Flight Deck

      • 5 leg related

Incidents that were disproven involved riders blacking out due to heat/dehydration related issues that were the cause of not properly hydrating. These incidents occurred to guests who waited in long lines to ride the new Leviathan roller coaster in the middle of summer.

 Canobie Lake

  • 3 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 3 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 3 = Yankee Cannonball

      • 3 back related

 Carowinds
  • 15 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 25 in 2011

  • 22 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 9 = Hurler

      • 6 back related

      • 3 neck related

    • 4 = Afterburn

      • 4 leg related

    • 2 = Nighthawk

      • 2 misc -- nose bleeds

What we're most happy about is the drop coupled with the amount of employee participation we received in 2012. 22 injuries disproven, goes a long way in educating the park employee on what guests are doing wrong. To those park employees -- thank you!

 Cedar Point
  • 45 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 37 in 2011

  • 9 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 19 = Raptor

      • 19 leg related

    • 12 = Mantis

      • 8 leg related

      • 4 neck related

    • 8 = Magnum XL-200

      • 8 back related

    • 3 = Mean Streak

      • 3 back related

    • 3 = Maverick

      • 3 neck related

 Cliff's Amusement Park
  • 5 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 4 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 5 = New Mexico Rattler

      • 5 back related -- 2 riders had preexisting back issue

 Darien Lake
  • 26 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 28 in 2011

  • 33 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 12 = Mind Eraser

      • 7 neck related

      • 4 ear related

    • 5 = Viper

      • 5 neck related

    • 5 = Boomerang Coast to Coaster

      • 5 neck related

    • 4 = Predator

      • 4 back related

 Disney California Adventure Park
  • 10 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 5 in 2011

  • 12 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 10 = California Screamin'

      • 5 neck related

      • 5 back related

 Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • 24 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 39 in 2011

  • 33 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 15 = Dinosaur

      • 8 back related

      • 7 neck related

    • 9 = Expedition Everest

      • 9 back related

 Disney's EPCOT
  • 10 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 0 in 2011

  • 22 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 10 = Mission Space

      • 7 misc related

      • 3 blacked out

 Disney's Hollywood Studios

  • 14 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 6 in 2011

  • 27 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Due to heat related issues

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 7 = Rock n' Roller Coaster

      • 5 neck related

      • 2 back related

    • 7 = Star Tours

      • 7 back related

 Disney's Magic Kingdom

  • 8 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 9 in 2011

  • 0 Disproven Injuries in 2012

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 8 = Splash Mountain

      • 8 misc related -- slip and fall

 Disneyland

  • 59 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 53 in 2011

  • 37 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Heat related issues

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 54 = Indiana Jones:

      • 44 back related

      • 10 neck related

    • 5 = Splash Mountain

      • 5 misc related - Slip and Falls

 Dollywood
  • 25 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 19 in 2011

  • 12 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 11 = Mystery Mine

      • 11 neck related

    • 7 = Thunderhead

      • 7 back related

    • 4 = Tennessee Tornado

      • 2 misc related -- blacked out

      • 2 shoulder related

    • 3 = Wild Eagle

      • 3 misc related -- blacked out

 Dorney Park
  • 8 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 22 in 2011

  • 18 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 8 = Talon

      • 5 misc related -- blacked out

      • 3 leg related

 Elitch Gardens
  • 12 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 8 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 5 = Mind Eraser

      • 5 neck/ear related

    • 4 = Twister II

      • back related

    • 3 = Boomerang

      • neck/ear related

With regard to Mind Eraser and Boomerang, we can only offer this advice. Skip them, save yourself the trouble. In fact, one consumer who contacted us about the park put it best, "don't go, save your money."

 Galaxyland

  • 23 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 11 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 23 = Mindbender

      • 18 neck related

      • 5 misc. related

        • 3 blurry vision

        • 2 migraine

 Great Escape (Six Flags Park)

  • 9 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 12 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 5 = Boomerang Coast to Coaster

      • 5 neck related

    • 4 = Steamin' Demon

      • 2 neck related

      • 2 ear related

 Holiday World
  • 22 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 25 in 2011

  • 17 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 13 = The Voyage

      • 7 back related

      • 6 neck related

    • 6 = Raven

      • 6 back related

    • 3 = Legend

      • 3 back related

 Hershey Park
  • 19 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 13 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 11 = Great Bear

      • 11 misc. related

        • 7 riders losing feeling in their legs

        • 4 rider blacked out on ride -- 1 due to rider failing to hydrate during visit

    • 5 = Sky Rush

      • 5 leg/thigh related

    • 3 - Storm Runner

      • 3 neck related = all 3 due to riders failing to keep head back during launch

 Indiana Beach
  • 11 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 6 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 8 = Cornball Express

      • 8 back related

    • 3 = Steel Hawg

      • 3 shoulder related

 Kemah Boardwalk
  • 28 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 17 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 28 = Boardwalk Bullet

      • 18 back related -- 5 were due to riders with previous back issues.

      • 5 neck related

      • 5 misc. related

        • 3 Migraine headache

        • 2 black out

 Kennywood
  • 7 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 5 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 7 = Phantoms Revenge

      • 7 back related -- all injuries were reported by riders in last 2 rows of roller coaster train.

 Kings Dominion
  • 25 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 52 in 2011

  • 59 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 14 = Hurler

      • 7 neck related

      • 7 back related

    • 5 = Rebel Yell

      • 5 back related

    • 3 = Shockwave

      • 5 shoulder related

    • 3 = Grizzly

      • 3 back related

There were some 20+ injuries on Intimidator, however, we found that they resulted due to rider heat related issues.

 Kings Island
  • 15 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 18 in 2011

  • 47 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 15 = The Beast

      • 12 back related

      • 3 neck related

 Knott's Berry Farm
  • 87 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 77 in 2011

  • 7 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 77 = Ghostrider

      • 30 back related

      • 19 neck related

      • 14 stomach related

      • 14 misc related

    • 10 Boomerang

      • 10 neck related

 Lake Compounce
  • 5 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 9 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 3 = Wildcat

      • 3 back related

    • 2 = Boulder Dash

      • Both were back related - both were due to pre-existing injuries

2 of the 5 injuries were due to riders with pre-existing conditions. One of a few parks that saw a drop in significant injuries.

 Legoland - California
  • 12 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 2 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 12 = Technic Coaster

      • 12 back related -- all 12 riders were riding with children

One of the harder parks to get information on. However we were able to obtain more information on rides at this park and look forward to working with our in-park contributors.

 Luna Park
  • 38 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 19 in 2011

  • 5 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 38 = Cyclone

      • 21 back related

      • 11 neck related

      • 3 head related

      • 3 stomach related

 Magic Springs
  • 13 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 7 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 9 = Arkansas Twister

      • 5 neck related

      • 4 back related

    • 4 = Gauntlet

      • 2 neck related

      • 2 ear related

 Michigan's Adventure

  • 19 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 14 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 11 = Shivering Timbers

      • 8 back related - 4 of these injuries were due to pre-existing injury.

      • 3 shoulder related

    • 5 = Thunderhawk

      • All 5 were neck related - 3 of these injuries were due to pre-existing injury.

    • 3 = Corkscrew

      • 2 neck related

      • 1 vision related

7 of the 19 injuries were due to riders with pre-existing conditions. 3 of those riders, who rode Shivering Timbers, said they should not have been on the ride.

 Morey's Piers

  • 5 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 8 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 3 = The Great White

      • 3 back related

    • 2 = Fly the Great Nor'Easter

      • 2 neck related

 Mount Olympus

  • 31 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 19 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 15 = Hades

      • 10 back related

      • 5 neck related

    • 10 = Cyclops

      • 10 back related

    • 6 = Olympus

      • 6 back related

 New York New York

  • 90 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 57 in 2011

  • 5 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Heat related issues

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 54 = The Roller Coaster

      • 54 back related

      • 29 neck related

      • 7 misc related - blacked out and blurry vision

 Nickelodeon Universe

  • 8 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 9 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 8 = SpongeBob SquarePants Rock Bottom Plunge

      • 6 neck related

      • 2 back related

 Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

  • 4 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 5 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 4 = Giant Dipper

      • 4 back related -- all 4 involved riders sitting in the last row of the train 

 SeaWorld - Orlando

  • 18 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 8 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 16 = Manta

      • 16 misc. related

        • 12 riders mentioned that they blacked out on ride. All 12 indicating that lying position was the issue.

        • 4 riders mentioned bloody noses after riding ride. All indicating that lying position was the issue.

    • 2 = Kraken

      • 2 neck related

 SeaWorld - San Diego
  • 5 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 0 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 5 = Manta

      • 5 neck. related

        • 5 riders mentioned neck pain after riding ride. 2 were the result of riders with previous neck issues.

 SeaWorld - San Antonio
  • 17 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 19 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 17 = Great White

      • 17 misc. related

        • 17 riders mentioned losing feeling in their legs after riding this roller coaster. 2 of the riders indicated high blood pressure issues, which they feel contributed to what occurred.

 Silver Dollar City
  • 14 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 5 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 9 = Wildfire

      • 7 leg related

      • 2 shoulder related

    • 5 = Powder Keg

      • 5 misc. related

        • 5 riders blacked out on ride

 Silverwood

  • 10 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 11 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 6 = Tremors

      • 6 back related -- 2 due to riders with previous back issues.

    • 4 = Aftershock

      • 4 neck related

 Six Flags America
  • 29 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 11 in 2011

  • 3 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 18 = Roar

      • 9 back related

      • 9 neck related

    • 7 = Apocalypse

      • 7 leg related

    • 2 = Batwing

      • 2 misc related -- blacked out

    • 2 = Wild One

      • 2 back related

No Mind Eraser or Joker's Jinx reportable incidents.

 Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
  • 43 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 52 in 2011

  • 19 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 20 = Kong

      • 10 neck related

      • 5 ear related

      • 5 misc related -- blacked out

    • 12 = Superman Ultimate Flight

      • 12 neck related

    • 6 = Roar

      • 6 back related

    • 5 = Boomerang Coast to Coaster

      • 5 neck related

 Six Flags Fiesta Texas
  • 33 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 29 in 2011

  • 71 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to hydration/heat issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 20 = Rattler (closed 8/5/12 )

      • 17 back related

      • 3 neck related

    • 9 = Goliath

      • 7 leg related

      • 2 misc related -- blacked out

    • 4 = Poltergeist

      • 4 neck related

 Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 33 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 49 in 2011

  • 11 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 18 = Batman The Ride

      • 14 leg related

      • 4 misc related -- blacked out

    • 5 = Superman Ultimate Flight

      • 5 misc related -- blacked out

    • 5 = El Toro

      • 4 back related

    • 5 = Green Lantern

      • 5 leg related

 Six Flags Great America
  • 42 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 43 in 2011

  • 19 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 15 = Batman The Ride

      • 8 leg related

      • 7 misc related -- blacked out

    • 10 = American Eagle

      • 6 back related

      • 4 neck related

    • 9 = Superman - Ultimate Flight

      • 6 misc related -- blacked out

      • 3 misc related -- bloody nose

    • 8 = Viper

      • 8 back related

 Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • 72 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 86 in 2011

  • 29 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Heat related issues

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 31 = Green Lantern

      • 16 neck related

      • 15 back related

    • 20 = Tatsu

      • 20 misc - black out

    • 10 = Riddler's Revenge

      • 10 legs

    • 7 = Goliath

      • 7 misc - blacked out

    • 2 = Viper

      • 2 shoulder related

    • 2 = X2

      • 2 chest related

 Six Flags New England
  • 60 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 53 in 2011

  • 13 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

    • Heat related issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 47 = Cyclone

      • 41 back related

      • 6 neck related

    • 8 = Batman The Dark Knight

      • 5 leg related

      • 3 misc related -- blacked out

    • 3 = Mind Eraser

      • 3 neck related

    • 2 = Goliath

      • 2 neck related

 Six Flags Over Georgia
  • 55 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 63 in 2011

  • 11 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 34 = Ninja

      • 27 neck related

      • 5 ear related

    • 12 = Batman The Ride

      • 9 leg related

      • 3 misc related -- rider blacking out

    • 9 = The Georgia Cyclone

      • 9 back related

 Six Flags Over Texas
  • 71 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 48 in 2011

  • 22 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

    • Hydration issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 29 = Titan

      • 29 misc related -- rider blacking out

    • 18 = Batman The Ride

      • 9 leg related

      • 5 misc related -- rider blacking out

      • 4 vision related

    • 17 = Judge Roy Scream

      • 10 back related

      • 4 neck related

      • 3 vision related

    • 7 = Texas Giant

      • 7 neck related

 Six Flags St. Louis

  • 41 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 58 in 2011

  • 11 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 17 = Ninja

      • 10 neck related

      • 5 ear related

      • 2 misc. related -- blacked out

    • 10 = Batman The Ride

      • 9 leg related

    • 7 = Screamin Eagle

      • 7 neck related

    • 7 = Boss

      • 4 back related

      • 3 neck related

Boss saw a drop in reported injuries to ASO (21 last year).

 Universal Studios - Orlando

  • 19 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 22 in 2011

  • 32 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to hydration issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 15 = The Simpsons

      • 10 back related

      • 5 neck related

    • 4 = Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit

      • 4 back related

 Universal Studios - Hollywood
  • 33 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 43 in 2011

  • 12 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 18 = The Simpsons

      • 13 back related

      • 5 neck related

    • 8 = Transformers: The Ride

      • 5 back related

      • 3 shoulder related

    • 7 = Revenge of The Mummy

      • 7 back related

 Universal Islands of Adventure
  • 30 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 33 in 2011

  • 54 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to hydration issues.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 15 = Hulk

      • 12 neck related

      • 3 shoulder related

    • 10 = Dragon Challenge

      • 10 leg related

    • 5 = Harry Potter and The Forbidden Journey

      • 3 shoulder related

      • 2 vision related

 Valleyfair!

  • 14 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 8 in 2011

  • 4 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 11 = Renegade

      • 7 back related

      • 4 neck related

    • 3 = Steel Venom

      • 3 neck related

 Waldameer

  • 4 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 4 in 2011

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 4 = Ravine Flyer II

      • 3 back related

      • 1 neck related

 Worlds of Fun

  • 22 Total Significant Injuries in 2012 vs. 10 in 2011

  • 9 Disproven Injuries in 2012

    • Due to riders riding with preexisting back, neck, circulatory ailments.

  • Injuries Per Ride:

    • 12 = Patriot

      • 9 leg related

      • 3 misc. related

    • 4 = Timber Wolf

      • 4 back related

    • 4 = Boomerang

      • 4 neck related

    • 2 = Prowler

      • 2 neck related

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