Table 1.

Number of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work 1 by selected worker characteristics and major industry sector, 2003
(in hundreds)
Virginia--private industry
Goods producing 2
Characteristic

Private
industry 2

Natural
Total
resources
goods
and mining
producing 2
2,3

Construction

Service providing

Manufacturing

Total
service
providing

Trade,
transportation, and
utilities 4

Information

Financial
activities

Professional and
business
services

Education
Leisure and
and health
hospitality
services

Other
services

Total..................................................................

277.9

89.6

4.0

41.6

43.9

188.4

84.4

3.1

8.8

22.9

39.8

21.0

8.3

Sex:
Men........................................................................
Women...................................................................

178.3
98.8

79.2
10.4

3.8
0.2

40.7
0.9

34.6
9.3

99.2
88.4

59.2
24.3

1.4
1.7

4.8
4.1

14.7
8.2

6.8
33.0

7.4
13.6

4.9
3.5

Age:
14 to 15..................................................................
16 to 19..................................................................
20 to 24..................................................................
25 to 34..................................................................
35 to 44..................................................................
45 to 54..................................................................
55 to 64..................................................................
65 and over............................................................

-9.2
28.2
66.8
81.7
62.9
24.3
4.4

-1.6
7.8
23.1
27.0
22.5
7.2
0.4

--0.2
0.6
1.8
1.2
0.2
--

-1.2
4.3
12.4
10.7
10.8
2.2
--

-0.4
3.3
10.1
14.6
10.5
4.8
0.2

-7.6
20.4
43.8
54.7
40.4
17.1
4.0

-2.5
10.7
21.7
25.9
16.4
5.0
1.7

---1.0
0.8
0.9
---

--1.2
1.7
3.1
1.4
1.0
0.5

--1.7
4.5
8.6
5.5
2.4
--

-0.6
3.1
9.1
10.0
10.0
5.7
1.4

-3.9
2.3
3.5
4.3
5.0
1.9
--

-0.6
1.4
2.3
2.0
1.1
0.8
--

Length of service with employer:
Less than 3 months................................................
3 to 11 months........................................................
1 to 5 years.............................................................
More than 5 years..................................................

37.5
60.3
103.4
75.6

12.4
18.0
28.1
30.8

0.6
0.6
1.8
0.7

8.1
11.4
11.6
10.6

3.7
6.1
14.6
19.5

25.1
42.3
75.4
44.8

10.6
17.2
33.1
22.7

--1.5
1.2

1.9
2.0
3.2
1.8

3.0
6.5
9.7
3.7

5.5
9.2
13.2
11.9

2.4
4.1
11.5
3.0

1.5
3.0
3.2
0.6

Race or ethnic origin:
White only...............................................................
Black only...............................................................
Hispanic or Latino only...........................................
Asian only...............................................................
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander only.......
American Indian or Alaskan Native only.................
Hispanic or Latino and other race..........................
Multi-race................................................................
Not reported...........................................................

119.2
53.6
21.6
5.1
1.4
2.2
--74.6

41.3
16.7
10.0
1.6
0.4
1.5
--17.9

-0.3
0.4
-----2.9

22.7
3.8
6.7
0.7
----7.3

18.1
12.6
3.0
0.9
-1.5
--7.8

77.9
36.9
11.6
3.5
0.9
0.7
--56.6

38.5
12.9
4.0
1.9
-0.5
--26.1

0.7
-------1.8

3.1
1.5
1.3
-----2.9

9.9
5.5
3.4
-----3.4

15.1
11.9
1.1
0.7
0.6
---10.3

5.9
2.4
1.4
-----11.0

4.5
2.1
------1.2

1

Days-away-from-work cases include those that result in days away from work with or without job transfer

or restriction.

4

Data for employers in rail transportation are provided to BLS by the Federal Railroad

Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation. These data do not reflect the changes the

2

Excludes farms with fewer than 11 employees.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping requirements effective

3

Data for mining (Sector 21 in the North American Industry Classification System -- United States, 2002)

January 1, 2002: therefore estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates in other

include establishments not governed by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting,
such as those in oil and gas extraction and related support activities. Data for mining operators in coal, metal, and
nonmetal mining are provided to BLS by the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.

industries.
NOTE: Dashes indicate data that are not available. Because of rounding and data exclusion
of nonclassifiable responses, data may not sum to the totals.

Independent mining contractors are excluded from the coal, metal, and nonmetal mining industries. These data
do not reflect the changes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration made to its recordkeeping
requirements effective January 1, 2002: therefore estimates for these industries are not comparable to estimates
in other industries.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U. S. Department of Labor, Survey of Occupational
Injuries and Illnesses in cooperation with participating State agencies.