Monthly Archives: May 2013

4000 Plus Kids Hurt Each Year on Amusement Rides - Park East Chiropractic Brooklyn Park MN
More than 4,000 American children are injured on amusement rides each year, according to a new study that calls for standardized safety regulations.   Between 1990 and 2010, nearly 93,000 children under the age of 18 were treated in U.S. emergency rooms for amusement-ride-related injuries — an average of nearly 4,500 injuries per year.   More than 70 percent of the injuries occurred from May through September, which means that more than 20 injuries a day occurred during these warm-weather months, said researchers… Read more »