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Black Friday Kills and Injuries

BLACK KILL COUNT ... FRIDAY Black Friday . the most dangerous shopping day of the year. For decades, unlucky shoppers have gotten bruised, battered and broken while fighting through savings-crazed mobs. Don't become another victim of Black Friday! Here's everything you need to save big without risking your life. A BRIEF HISTORY Department stores start throwing Thanksgiving Day parades, marking Thanksgiving as the official start of the holiday EARLY 20TH CENTURY shopping season. A Philadelphia PR newsletter 1961 Friday" to refer to shopping the day after Thanksgiving. first uses the term "Black NEWS 1975 Black Friday gets its first national exposure in a New York Times article. Black Friday overtakes the Saturday before Christmas as the busiest 2002 shopping day of the year. 2006 First Black Friday-related injury reported. | First Black Friday-related death reported. 2008 THE BATTLEGROUND WALMART 59.1% mputes of all reported КОНLS КОНL'S 7.4% of all reported injuries B 3.7% of all reported BEST BUY injuries 7.4% of all 7.4% reported injuries of all TARGET reported TOYS“R"US injuries STATES TO AVOID* CALIFORNIA NORTH TENNESSEE NEW YORK 39 injuries CAROLINA 11 injuries 6 injuries 20 injuries *since 2006 BLACK FRIDAY DANGER ZONES 11.25% of injuries happen in the store parking lot 68.75% of injuries 20% of injuries happen inside the store happen at the front of the store as doors open MOST COMMON CAUSE OF BLACK FRIDAY INJURIES* РЕРPER STAMPEDE: SHOOTING: CAR ACCIDENT: FIST FIGHT: SPRAY: 19 injuries 8 injuries and 2 deaths 12 injuries and 3 deaths 4 injuries 41 injuries and 1 death *since 2006 SHOPPERS VS. EMPLOYEES 84% 16% of Black Friday victims are shoppers of Black Friday victims are employees STAY SAFE Avoid the front of the line Wear goggles to protect your eyes from pepper spray Shop with a friend who can pull you out of a stampede (2 Be well-rested Don't get in fights (It's only a TV, for god's sake!) Source: FOUNDATION DIGITAL •....

Black Friday Kills and Injuries

shared by archaznable01 on Dec 14
Black Friday can be quite dangerous, as millions of people storm the stores looking for discounts. Cases when injuries, even death occurs are not rare and if you want to learn more, check out this inf...


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