Broadcast media coverage

These media hits were recorded prior to website migration. Any links were valid when posted but we cannot assure all expired links are promptly removed.

Global Edmonton: Noon News Hour, 2014, May 15. Bouncy castle injuries.

Russell, A. 2014, May 14. Three injured after bouncy castle flies 50 feet into the air. Global News. 

“Danger with bouncy castles.” CHCH News. 2014, May 14. Bouncy castle story.

Matteis, S., 2014, May 14. CBC News. Bouncy castle story.

Engineer This podcast, Episode #3, Virtual Researcher On Call. Kathryn Woodcock, Amusement rides and human factors engineering

CBC Radio Here and Now, 16 August, amusement safety tips for patrons and parents.

Daily Planet Discovery Network television program. Berman, J. Producer. 2004, September 24 air date. “Thrill ride” segment. [No longer available online.]

Chapin, L., 2004, June. Interview on amusement safety. CBC Radio Maritime Noon.

Author: Kathryn Woodcock

Dr. Kathryn Woodcock is Professor at Toronto Metropolitan University, teaching, researching, and consulting in the area of human factors engineering / ergonomics particularly applied to amusement rides and attractions (, and to broader occupational and public safety issues of performance, error, investigation and inspection, and to disability and accessibility.