Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities

Fatal occupational injuries in Virginia

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major events or exposures, Virginia
Selected
characteristics
2012
Total Event or exposure (1)
Violence
and other
injuries by
persons or
animals
Transpor-
tation
incidents
Fires
and
explosions
Falls,
slips,
trips
Exposure to
harmful
substances or
environments
Contact
with objects
and
equipment

Total

149 20 63 28 8 29

Employee Status

Wage and Salary (2)

113 11 55 20 7 19

Self Employed (3)

36 9 8 8 10

Gender

Men

142 20 60 24 8 29

Women

7 3 4

Age

Under 16 years

16 to 17 years

18 to 19 years

4 1

20 to 24 years

11 4 4 3

25 to 34 years

19 10 3 2

35 to 44 years

20 3 9 4

45 to 54 years

33 7 11 5 3 7

55 to 64 years

36 18 7 7

65 and over

26 9 11 5

Race or ethnic origin (4)

White (non-Hispanic)

108 12 46 20 6 24

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

17 3 9

Hispanic or Latino

15 7 4 3

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

Asian (non-Hispanic)

9 5

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

Industry (NAICS) (5)

Private industry (6)

131 14 56 24 8 28

Goods Producing

60 5 15 15 4 20

Natural resources and mining

23 3 5 3 11

Agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting

20 3 4 3 9

Mining (7)

3 2

Construction

34 9 12 4 7

Manufacturing

3

Service providing

71 9 41 9 4 8

Trade, transportation, and utilities

41 6 28 5

Wholesale trade

5 4

Retail trade

11 5 3

Transportation and warehousing

24 1 20

Utilities

1 1

Information

4 1

Financial activities

1

Finance and insurance

Real estate and rental and leasing

1

Professional and business services

11 1 3 4

Professional, scientific, and technical services

1

Management of companies and enterprises

1 1

Administrative and waste services

9 1 4

Education and health services

6 5

Educational services

1 1

Health care and social assistance

5 4

Leisure and hospitality

2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1

Accommodation and food services

1

Other services

5

Government (6)

18 6 7 4 1

Federal

7 6 1

State

2 2

Local

9 4 4 1

Occupation (SOC) (8)

Management, professional, and related occupations

22 3 8 4 7

Management occupations

18 3 5 3 7

Business and financial operations occupations

Computer and mathematical occupations

Architecture and engineering occupations

Life, physical, and social science occupations

Community and social services occupations

Legal occupations

Education, training, and library occupations

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

1

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

3 2

Service occupations

24 1 9 6 8

Healthcare support occupations

Protective service occupations

8 6 1

Food preparation and serving related occupations

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

15 1 5 7

Personal care and service occupations

Sales and office occupations

11 7 4

Sales and related occupations

7 6

Office and administrative support occupations

4 3

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

47 14 13 8 10

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

5 1 3

Construction and extraction occupations

32 9 12 4 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

10 4 4

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

39 1 28 5 4

Production occupations

Transportation and material moving occupations

37 1 28 5 2

Military specific occupations (9)

6 6

Footnotes
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(2) May include volunteers and workers receiving other types of compensation.
(3) Includes self-employed workers, owners of unincorporated businesses and farms, paid and unpaid family workers, members of partnerships, and may include owners of incorporated businesses.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The individual racial categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) Industry data from 2003 to 2008 are classified using the 2002 North American Industry Classification System. Industry data from 2009 to the present are classified using the North American Industry Classification System, 2007.
(6) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(7) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining (Sector 21) in the North American Industry Classification System, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
(8) Occupation data from 2003 to 2010 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2000. Occupation data from 2011 to the present are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010.
(9) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Blank cells indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. CFOI fatality counts exclude illness-related deaths unless precipitated by an injury event.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State, New York City, District of Columbia, and Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

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