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Christmas-Related Injuries

Updated: Dec 29, 2021

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), which conducts surveillance on consumer product-related injuries in the US, identified the following injuries related to Christmas products, and weighted prevalence and patterns of Christmas-related injuries:

  • Artificial Christmas trees (17,928 injuries )

  • Christmas presents (2,305 injuries)

  • Electrical decorations (36,054 injuries)

  • Non-electric decorations (80,208 injuries)

  • Tree lights (31,855 injuries)

"Hey Griswold, where do you think you're gonna put a tree that big?” (Inspired by Clark Griswold in 45 'Christmas Vacation' Quotes That Embody What It's Like to Be Home for the Holidays.)

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