Central Florida theme parks are required by law to report injuries and incidents that required a stay of 24 hours or more in the hospital each quarter as well as any deaths that may have occured. The 4th Quarter report for October through December 2017 demonstrated 13 incidents at the theme parks. Here’s the details?
4th Quarter 2017 (October – December, 2017)
Phoenix, 49 yom, chest pain due to pre-existing condition
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- 10/8/17 Rock n’ Roller Coaster, 71 yof, guest with pre-existing
condition felt ill after riding attraction
- 10/25/17 Pirates of the Caribbean, 76 yom, guest with pre-existing condition experienced headache and brief loss of
- 10/27/17 Flight of Passage, 77 yof, guest fell while boarding ride
- 11/3/17 The Barnstormer, 55 yom, guest complained of chest pain after riding attraction
- 11/4/17 Flight of Passage, 56 yof, guest with pre-existing condition temporarily passed out on ride
- 11/21/17 Star Tours, 67 yof, guest felt ill and dizzy after riding
- 12/16/17 Journey into Imagination with Figment, 65 yof, guest tripped and fractured elbow
- 12/29/17 Kilimanjaro Safari, 70 yof, guest with pre-existing condition experienced chest pain
- 12/30/17 The Haunted Mansion, 66 yom, guest with pre-existing
condition experienced chest pain
- 10/15/17 Halloween Horror Nights, 42 yom, chest pain
- 11/22/17 Caro-Seuss-El, 59 yom, fainting/head injury
- 12/27/17 Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, 61 yom, altered mental status
With millions of guests visiting the parks and only a handful of incidents that require hospitalization, I’d say that the Central Florida theme parks do a tremendous job of providing a safe environment for guests and employees.