Interesting Injury Statistics
4,000 people are injured by teapots every year.
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans. Every year, more than 8,800 people injured themselves in some way with a toothpick.
On average, 100 people choke on ballpoint pens every year.
40,000 Americans are injured by toilets every year.
In 1981, a man had a heart attack after playing the game Berserk––video gaming’s only known fatality.
In 1990, there were about 15,000 vacuum cleaner–related accidents in the United States.