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DOWNLOAD ZIPPED AVI FILE OF SOCCER GOAL FALLING OVER{288kb}

UNANCHORED GOAL POSTS FALL OR ARE PUSHED OVER:

bulletWind gusts blow them over
bulletIndividual try performing a chin-up pulling themselves up on the cross bar
bulletIndividual swings on cross bar
bulletIndividuals physically try to lift and move goalposts losing control
bulletIndividual tries to adjust netting
bulletIndividuals run into the net pulling the goal over
bulletIndividuals shooting soccer goals
bulletIndividual rides bicycle under goal then grabs cross bar
bulletIndividual moves goal post from baseball field
bulletIndividuals dunk a basketball over crossbar

See Page of Incidents reported from United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

THE COMMON DENOMINATOR IS ALL THESE INCIDENTS HAPPENED BECAUSE SOCCER GOALS WERE NOT ANCHORED...

AND FIFA LAWS OF THE GAME FOR SOCCER WERE NOT FOLLOWED WITH THE DESIGN OF THE GOAL ITSELF AND THEY ALL WERE NOT ANCHORED... goalpost1.JPG (5903 bytes)The legs measured 3 ft. in length.
The front of the goal measured 8 ft. height.
The top crossbar measured 24 feet in width.
The goal was constructed of solid steel which took 10 men to carry.

Visit our contact page and let us know of other incident you know about...the US Consumer Product Safety Commission tracts incidents by a computer software called NEISS {National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. Not all emergency rooms have this software. Therefore these recorded incidents could be only 10 goalpost2.JPG (5512 bytes)percent of what is actually happening.

We need your help in reporting these others incidents, go to our incident page and make sure it not already recorded.

If you wish to report a Soccer Goal Inquiry or incident contact the  office of Compliance-ask for Jay De Marco

United States Consumer Product Safety Commission,

                                                                                          1- 301-504-0608 Ext 1353                                                                                                                                                                                 HOTLINE                                                                                             1-800-638-2772                              HH