GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Vending Machine-Related Fatalities Statistics

Vending machine-related fatalities are rare, with an average of less than two deaths per year in the United States.

With sources from: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, nytimes.com, cdc.gov, safetycouncil.org and many more

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Vending machines equipped with motion sensors reduce the occurrence of tilting incidents.

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College campuses are common locations for vending machine accidents due to high usage.

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Around 90% of vending machine-related fatalities occur due to improper tampering with the machine.

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Between 2002 and 2020, there were over 100 reported fatalities due to vending machine accidents in the U.S.

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Vending machines cause more fatalities each year than shark attacks.

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Vending machines in workplace environments are responsible for numerous injuries annually.

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The average weight of a vending machine is around 900 pounds, contributing to the severity of injuries if tipped.

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Educational programs on vending machine safety have been initiated in over 200 U.S. schools.

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Vending machine accidents are more prevalent during the night and weekend hours.

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Approximately 13 people die each year from vending machine-related accidents in the United States.

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Vending machine safety regulations are implemented variably across different states.

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Reports indicate that 80% of vending machine fatalities involve machines dispensing snacks and beverages.

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Most vending machine injuries occur when individuals attempt to rock or tilt the machine to retrieve an item.

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40% of people injured by vending machines did not seek immediate medical attention.

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Japan has one of the lowest vending machine-related injury rates despite having the highest number of machines per capita.

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Both males and females are equally at risk of vending machine-related injuries.

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Vending machine injuries mostly happen in non-supervised areas, highlighting the need for better machine placement.

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The estimated cost of vending machine-related injuries in the U.S. is over $1 million annually.

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The majority of vending machine fatalities involve head or torso injuries.

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Around 25% of vending machine injuries involve school-aged children.

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"Vending machines equipped with motion sensors reduce the occurrence of tilting incidents."

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"College campuses are common locations for vending machine accidents due to high usage."

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"Around 90% of vending machine-related fatalities occur due to improper tampering with the machine."

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"Between 2002 and 2020, there were over 100 reported fatalities due to vending machine accidents in the U.S."

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"Vending machines cause more fatalities each year than shark attacks."

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"Vending machines in workplace environments are responsible for numerous injuries annually."

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"The average weight of a vending machine is around 900 pounds, contributing to the severity of injuries if tipped."

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"Educational programs on vending machine safety have been initiated in over 200 U.S. schools."

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"Vending machine accidents are more prevalent during the night and weekend hours."

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"Approximately 13 people die each year from vending machine-related accidents in the United States."

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"Vending machine safety regulations are implemented variably across different states."

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"Reports indicate that 80% of vending machine fatalities involve machines dispensing snacks and beverages."

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"Most vending machine injuries occur when individuals attempt to rock or tilt the machine to retrieve an item."

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"40% of people injured by vending machines did not seek immediate medical attention."

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"Japan has one of the lowest vending machine-related injury rates despite having the highest number of machines per capita."

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"Both males and females are equally at risk of vending machine-related injuries."

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"Vending machine injuries mostly happen in non-supervised areas, highlighting the need for better machine placement."

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"The estimated cost of vending machine-related injuries in the U.S. is over $1 million annually."

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"The majority of vending machine fatalities involve head or torso injuries."

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"Around 25% of vending machine injuries involve school-aged children."

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