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Workplace Fatalities in Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC– Full Tables

Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2011(1)
Event or exposure(2) Number Percent

Total

21 100

Transportation incidents

13 62

Aircraft incidents

1 5

Other in-flight crash

1 5

Other in-flight crash into structure, object, or ground

1 5

Pedestrian vehicular incident

6 29

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in roadway

3 14

Pedestrian struck by vehicle propelled by another vehicle in roadway

1 5

Pedestrian struck by vehicle on side of road

2 10

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle on side of road

2 10

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in nonroadway area

1 5

Pedestrian struck by forward-moving vehicle in nonroadway area

1 5

Roadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

5 24

Roadway collision with other vehicle

3 14

Roadway collision moving in same direction

1 5

Roadway collision moving perpendicularly

1 5

Roadway collision moving and standing vehicle on side of roadway

1 5

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

1 5

Exposure to oxygen deficiency

1 5

Drowning, submersion, n.e.c.

1 5

Contact with objects and equipment

5 24

Struck by object or equipment

3 14

Struck by powered vehicle nontransport

1 5

Struck by powered vehicle tipping over nontransport

1 5

Struck by rolling object or equipment other than powered vehicle

1 5

Struck by rolling object or equipment being pushed by injured worker

1 5

Footnotes:
(1) Data are preliminary. Revised and final 2011 data are scheduled to be released in Spring 2013.
(2) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 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.

Table 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2010-2011
Industry(1) 2010 2011(2)
Number Number Percent

Total

17 21 100

Private industry

14 14 67

Goods-producing

7 3 14

Construction

4 1 5

Heavy and civil engineering construction

- 1 5

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 1 5

Highway, street, and bridge construction

- 1 5

Specialty trade contractors

3 - -

Service-providing

7 11 52

Trade, transportation, and utilities

3 7 33

Transportation and warehousing

- 6 29

Truck transportation

- 1 5

Specialized freight trucking

- 1 5

Specialized freight (except used goods) trucking, local

- 1 5

Support activities for transportation

- 4 19

Support activities for road transportation

- 3 14

Motor vehicle towing

- 3 14

Couriers and messengers

- 1 5

Couriers and express delivery services

- 1 5

Couriers and express delivery services

- 1 5

Leisure and hospitality

- 1 5

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

- 1 5

Amusement, gambling, and recreation industries

- 1 5

Other amusement and recreation industries

- 1 5

Golf courses and country clubs

- 1 5

Public administration

- 1 5

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 1 5

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 1 5

Government(3)

3 7 33

Federal government

- 3 14

Goods-producing

- 1 5

Manufacturing

- 1 5

Transportation equipment manufacturing

- 1 5

Ship and boat building

- 1 5

Ship and boat building

- 1 5

Ship building and repairing

- 1 5

State government

- 1 5

Service-providing

- 1 5

Public administration

- 1 5

Administration of economic programs

- 1 5

Administration of economic programs

- 1 5

Regulation and administration of transportation programs

- 1 5

Local government

- 3 14

Service-providing

- 3 14

Professional and business services

- 1 5

Administrative and support and waste management and remediation services

- 1 5

Waste management and remediation services

- 1 5

Waste treatment and disposal

- 1 5

Waste treatment and disposal

- 1 5

Solid waste landfill

- 1 5

Public administration

- 2 10

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 2 10

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 2 10

Police protection

- 2 10

Footnotes:
(1) Industry data are based on the North American Industry Classification System, 2007. Total may include other industries not shown.
(2) Data are preliminary. Revised and final 2011 data are scheduled to be released in Spring 2013.
(3) Includes fatal injuries to workers employed by governmental organizations regardless of industry.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. Dashes 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.

Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2010-2011
Occupation(1) 2010 2011(2)
Number Number Percent

Total

17 21 100

Business and financial operations occupations

- 1 5

Business operations specialists

- 1 5

Compliance officers, except agriculture, construction, health and safety, and transportation

- 1 5

Compliance officers

- 1 5

Life, physical, and social science occupations

- 1 5

Life, physical, and social science technicians

- 1 5

Nuclear technicians

- 1 5

Nuclear technicians

- 1 5

Protective service occupations

- 3 14

Law enforcement workers

- - -

Police officers

- 1 5

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

- 1 5

Other protective service workers

- 1 5

Miscellaneous protective service workers

- 1 5

Crossing guards

- 1 5

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

- - -

Supervisors, building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

- 1 5

First-line supervisors/managers, building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

- 1 5

First-line supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, and groundskeeping workers

- 1 5

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

- 1 5

Fishing and hunting workers

- 1 5

Fishers and related fishing workers

- 1 5

Fishers and related fishing workers

- 1 5

Construction and extraction occupations

3 - -

Construction trades workers

3 - -

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

3 - -

Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

- 1 5

Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers

- 1 5

Maintenance workers, machinery

- 1 5

Transportation and material moving occupations

- 6 29

Motor vehicle operators

- 4 19

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

- 4 19

Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers

- 3 14

Light truck or delivery services drivers

- 1 5

Material moving workers

- - -

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

- 1 5

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

- 1 5

Military occupations(3)

- 2 10

Footnotes:
(1) Occupation data for 2010 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2000. Occupation data for 2011 are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010. Total may include occupations not shown.
(2) Data are preliminary. Revised and final 2011 data are scheduled to be released in Spring 2013.
(3) 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. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. Dashes 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

Table 4. Fatal occupational injuries by worker characteristics, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2010-2011
Worker characteristics 2010 2011(1)
Number Number Percent

Total

17 21 100
Employee status

Wage and salary workers(2)

12 18 86

Self-employed(3)

5 3 14
Gender

Men

16 17 81

Women

- 4 19
Age(4)

20 to 24 years

4 3 14

25 to 34 years

- 2 10

35 to 44 years

3 7 33

45 to 54 years

- 4 19

55 to 64 years

- 5 24

65 and over

5 - -
Race or ethnic origin(5)

White (non-Hispanic)

13 13 62

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

3 5 24

Footnotes:
(1) Data are preliminary. Revised and final 2011 data are scheduled to be released in Spring 2013.
(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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Information may not be available for all age groups.
(5) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude Hispanic and Latino workers.

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Percentages may not add to totals because of rounding. 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

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2013

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