Fatal occupational injuries in Virginia

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Fatal occupational injuries by selected characteristics, by major event or exposure, Virginia
Characteristic 2016
Total fatal injuries 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

153 41 48   20 18 24

Employee status

Wage and salary(2)

121 32 40   16 14 18

Self-employed(3)

32 9 8 1 4 4 6

Gender

Women

14 7 3        

Men

139 34 45   19 16 23

Age

Under 16 years

             

16 to 17 years

             

18 to 19 years

          1  

20 to 24 years

8 4 1        

25 to 34 years

26 7 7     6 5

35 to 44 years

41 16 10   8 5 1

45 to 54 years

30 7 10   5   6

55 to 64 years

33 5 11 1 5 3 8

65 years and over

14 2 9   1    

Race or ethnic origin(4)

White (non-Hispanic)

92 24 29   13 10 15

Black or African-American (non-Hispanic)

31 8 14     3 5

Hispanic or Latino

20   4   6 5 3

American Indian or Alaska Native (non-Hispanic)

             

Asian (non-Hispanic)

9 6          

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander (non-Hispanic)

             

Multiple races (non-Hispanic)

             

Other races or not reported (non-Hispanic)

             

Occupation (SOC)(5)

Management, business, science, and arts occupations

14 10   1 1    

Management occupations

8 6          

Business and financial operations occupations

1            

Computer and mathematical occupations

             

Architecture and engineering occupations

1     1      

Life, physical, and social science occupations

             

Community and social services occupations

2 2          

Legal occupations

             

Education, training, and library occupations

             

Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations

        1    

Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations

             

Service occupations

23 10 4   3 5  

Healthcare support occupations

             

Protective service occupations

6 5 1        

Food preparation and serving related occupations

6 4 1        

Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations

10 1     3    

Personal care and service occupations

1            

Sales and office occupations

13 10          

Sales and related occupations

9 9          

Office and administrative support occupations

4 1          

Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations

52 7 10   12 8 14

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

13 1 3       7

Construction and extraction occupations

23   3   9 4 5

Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

16 4 4   3 3  

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

49 3 33   4 3 6

Production occupations

10 1     3   3

Transportation and material moving occupations

39   31       3

Military occupations(6)

             

Industry (NAICS)(7)

Private industry(8)

144 35 46   20 17 24

Goods producing

59 8 12   14 6 18

Natural resources and mining

19 3 4       10

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

19 3 4       10

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction(9)

             

Construction

24   4   10 4 4

Manufacturing

16   4   4   4

Service providing

85 27 34 1 6 11 6

Trade, transportation, and utilities

40 8 26       3

Wholesale trade

4   3       1

Retail trade

8 8          

Transportation and warehousing

27   22        

Utilities

1   1        

Information

             

Financial activities

             

Finance and insurance

             

Real estate and rental and leasing

1            

Professional and business services

19 4 3 1 3 6  

Professional, scientific, and technical services

4 3   1      

Management of companies and enterprises

             

Administrative and waste services

15 1 3   3 6  

Educational and health services

5 3 1   1    

Educational services

2   1   1    

Health care and social assistance

3 3          

Leisure and hospitality

14 9 4        

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

1            

Accommodation and food services

13 9 3        

Other services, except public administration

5            

Government(8)

9 6          

Federal government

3            

State government

3 1          

Local government

3 3          

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, and may include some owners of incorporated businesses or members of partnerships.
(4) Persons identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. The race categories shown exclude data for Hispanic and Latino workers.
(5) CFOI has used several versions of the Standard Occupation Classification (SOC) system since 2003 to define occupation. For more information on the version of SOC used in this year, see our definitions page.
(6) Includes fatal injuries to persons identified as resident armed forces regardless of individual occupation listed.
(7) CFOI has used several versions of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) since 2003 to define industry. For more information on the version of NAICS used in this year, see our definitions page.
(8) Includes all fatal occupational injuries meeting this ownership criterion across all specified years, regardless of industry classification system.
(9) Includes fatal injuries at all establishments categorized as Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (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.

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.