Amusement Ride Safety Tips (video) Nationwide Children's Hospital Loading video... Caption On average, a child is treated in an emergency department every other hour in the U.S. for injuries suffered on amusement rides, according to the first national study to examine those types of accidents in depth. Senior author Gary Smith, M.D., DrPH, director of the Center for Injury Research and Policy of Nationwide Children's Hospital offers safety tips for families. Credit Nationwide Children's Hospital Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.