Parachuting from fixed objects: descriptive study of 106 fatal events in BASE jumping 1981–2006

@article{Westman2008ParachutingFF,
  title={Parachuting from fixed objects: descriptive study of 106 fatal events in BASE jumping 1981–2006},
  author={Anton Westman and Micha Rosen and Peter Berggren and Ulf Bj{\"o}rnstig},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={42},
  pages={431 - 436}
}
Objective: To analyse the characteristics of fatal incidents in fixed object sport parachuting (building, antenna, span, earth (BASE) jumping) and create a basis for prevention. Design: Descriptive epidemiological study. Participants: Data on reported fatal injury events (n = 106) worldwide in 1981–2006 retrieved from the BASE fatality list. Assessment of risk factors: Human, equipment and environmental factors. Main outcome measurements: Identification of typical fatal incident and injury… 

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