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, 2012-2013
Event or exposure(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

20 27 100

Violence and other injuries by persons or animals

4 6 22

Intentional injury by person

4 6 22

Homicides

1 - -

Shooting by other person--intentional

1 2 7

Suicides

3 3 11

Transportation incidents

- 11 41

Aircraft incidents

- 2 7

Water vehicle incidents

- 4 15

Fall or jump from water vehicle

- 3 11

Roadway incident involving motorized land vehicle

- 3 11

Roadway collision with other vehicle

- - -

Roadway collision--moving and standing vehicle in roadway

- 1 4

Falls, slips, trips

8 6 22

Falls to lower level

8 5 19

Other fall to lower level

5 4 15

Other fall to lower level 26 to 30 feet

- 1 4

Exposure to harmful substances or environments

3 3 11

Contact with objects and equipment

3 1 4

Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects

- 1 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery

- 1 4

Caught in running equipment or machinery during maintenance, cleaning

- 1 4

Footnotes:
(1) Based on the BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) 2.01 implemented for 2011 data forward.
(2) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(p) Data for 2013 are preliminary. Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released spring 2015.
 

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.
 

 

Table 2. Fatal occupational injuries by industry, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2012-2013
Industry(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

20 27 100

Private industry

17 20 74

Goods-producing

9 8 30

Construction

9 5 19

Construction

9 5 19

Heavy and civil engineering construction

- 1 4

Utility system construction

- 1 4

Water and sewer line and related structures construction

- 1 4

Specialty trade contractors

6 4 15

Manufacturing

- 3 11

Manufacturing

- 3 11

Food manufacturing

- 1 4

Seafood product preparation and packaging

- 1 4

Seafood product preparation and packaging

- 1 4

Fabricated metal product manufacturing

- 1 4

Machine shops; turned product; and screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing

- 1 4

Machine shops

- 1 4

Transportation equipment manufacturing

- 1 4

Ship and boat building

- 1 4

Ship and boat building

- 1 4

Ship building and repairing

- 1 4

Service-providing

8 12 44

Trade, transportation, and utilities

6 5 19

Wholesale trade

- 3 11

Merchant wholesalers, durable goods

- 2 7

Motor vehicle and motor vehicle parts and supplies merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Motor vehicle supplies and new parts merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Recyclable material merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods

- 1 4

Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

General line grocery merchant wholesalers

- 1 4

Professional and business services

- 3 11

Administrative and waste services

- 3 11

Administrative and support services

- 3 11

Services to buildings and dwellings

- 1 4

Landscaping services

- 1 4

Leisure and hospitality

- 3 11

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

- 1 4

Amusement, gambling, and recreation industries

- 1 4

Other amusement and recreation industries

- 1 4

Marinas

- 1 4

Accommodation and food services

- 2 7

Food services and drinking places

- 2 7

Limited-service eating places

- 2 7

Limited-service eating places

- 2 7

Limited-service restaurants

- 2 7

Government

3 7 26

Federal government

3 6 22

Service-providing

3 6 22

Public administration

3 6 22

Public administration

3 6 22

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 2 7

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 2 7

Police protection

- 2 7

National security and international affairs

3 4 15

National security and international affairs

3 4 15

National security

3 4 15

Local government

- 1 4

Service-providing

- 1 4

Public administration

- 1 4

Public administration

- 1 4

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 1 4

Justice, public order, and safety activities

- 1 4

Police protection

- 1 4

Footnotes:
(1) Industry data are based on the North American Industry Classification System, 2007. Total may include other industries not shown.
(2) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(p) Data for 2013 are preliminary. Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released in spring 2015.
 

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.
 

Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2012-2013
Occupation(1) 2012(2) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

20 27 100

Protective service occupations

- 3 11

Law enforcement workers

- 3 11

Detectives and criminal investigators

- 2 7

Detectives and criminal investigators

- 2 7

Police officers

- 1 4

Police and sheriff's patrol officers

- 1 4

Food preparation and serving related occupations

- 2 7

Supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of food preparation and serving workers

- 1 4

Food and beverage serving workers

- 1 4

Fast food and counter workers

- 1 4

Combined food preparation and serving workers, including fast food

- 1 4

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

- 1 4

Supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of building and grounds cleaning and maintenance workers

- 1 4

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

- 1 4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

- 1 4

Fishing and hunting workers

- 1 4

Fishers and related fishing workers

- 1 4

Fishers and related fishing workers

- 1 4

Construction and extraction occupations

10 5 19

Supervisors of construction and extraction workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

- 1 4

First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers

- 1 4

Construction trades workers

9 4 15

Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters

- 1 4

Pipelayers

- 1 4

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1 3 11

Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

1 - -

Maintenance and repair workers, general

- 1 4

Maintenance and repair workers, general

- 1 4

Production occupations

- 1 4

Metal workers and plastic workers

- 1 4

Machinists

- 1 4

Machinists

- 1 4

Transportation and material moving occupations

3 6 22

Motor vehicle operators

- 3 11

Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

- 3 11

Light truck or delivery services drivers

- 1 4

Material moving workers

- 3 11

Laborers and material movers, hand

- 1 4

Cleaners of vehicles and equipment

- 1 4

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

- 1 4

Refuse and recyclable material collectors

- 1 4

Military occupations(3)

3 4 15

Footnotes:
(1) Occupation data are based on the Standard Occupational Classification system, 2010. Total may include occupations not shown.
(2) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(3) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(p) Data for 2013 are preliminary. Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released in spring 2015.
 

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.
 

Table 4. Fatal occupational injuries by worker characteristics, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC, 2012-2013
Worker characteristics 2012(1) 2013(p)
Number Number Percent

Total

20 27 100
Employee status      

Wage and salary workers(2)

18 24 89

Self-employed(3)

- 3 11
Gender      

Men

19 27 100
Age(4)      

18-19 years

- 1 4

20 to 24 years

2 1 4

25 to 34 years

3 8 30

35 to 44 years

6 6 22

45 to 54 years

5 4 15

55 to 64 years

4 5 19
Race or ethnic origin(5)      

White (non-Hispanic)

12 16 59

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

4 6 22

Hispanic or Latino

- 4 15

Footnotes:
(1) Data for 2012 are revised and final.
(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.
(p) Data for 2013 are preliminary. Revised and final 2013 data are scheduled to be released spring 2015.
 

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.