TABLE 3.

Fatal occupational injuries by occupation and event or exposure, Virginia, 2000 Event or exposure2 (percent) Occupation1 Total fatalities (number) TransporContact with Assaults and tation objects and violent acts4 3 equipment incidents Exposure to harmful subFires and stances or explosions environments

Falls

Total Managerial and professional specialty Executive, administrative, and managerial Managers and administrators, n.e.c. Professional specialty Health diagnosing occupations Physicians Technical, sales, and administrative support Sales occupations Supervisors and proprietors, sales occupations Administrative support occupations, including clerical Farming, forestry, and fishing Farming operators and managers Farmers, except horticultural Other agricultural and related occupations Farm occupations, except managerial Farm workers Related agricultural occupations Groundskeepers and gardeners, except farm Forestry and logging occupations Timber cutting and logging occupations Precision production, craft, and repair Mechanics and repairers Mechanics and repairers, except supervisors Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, repairers Automobile mechanics and apprentices Industrial machinery repairers Construction trades Supervisors, construction occupations Construction trades, except supervisors Carpenters and apprentices Roofers

148 18 11 6 7 3 3 19 11 7 6 20 5 5 10 4 3 6 6 4 4 37 15 14 9 6 3 20 3 17 3 3

32.4 50.0 45.5 66.7 57.1 --15.8 ---45.0 80.0 80.0 30.0 ------10.8 -----------

17.6 50.0 54.5 -42.9 --63.2 90.9 100.0 -----------------------

14.9 ----------25.0 -------75.0 75.0 16.2 -----20.0 -17.6 ---

14.9 ------15.8 -------------24.3 -----30.0 -35.3 -100.0

12.2 ----------15.0 --30.0 --50.0 50.0 --27.0 20.0 ----35.0 -29.4 ---

8.1 --------------------18.9 40.0 42.9 55.6 --------

See footnotes at end of table.

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TABLE 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation and event or exposure, Virginia, 2000 - Continued Event or exposure2 (percent) Occupation1 Total fatalities (number) TransporContact with Assaults and tation objects and violent acts4 3 equipment incidents 44.9 -67.9 68.2 71.4 100.0 17.6 -------------18.4 -14.3 13.6 --23.5 ---Exposure to harmful subFires and stances or explosions environments 8.2 ---------8.2 ----------

Falls

Operators, fabricators, and laborers Machine operators, assemblers, and inspectors Transportation and material moving occupations Motor vehicle operators Truck drivers Material moving equipment operators Handlers, equipment cleaners, helpers, and laborers Construction laborers Laborers, except construction Military occupations

49 4 28 22 21 4 17 8 4 4

18.4 -----35.3 62.5 ---

1

Based on the 1990 Occupational Classification System developed Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness

Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. n.e.c. means "not elsewhere classified." SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State and Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

by the Bureau of the Census.
2

Classification Manual. 3 Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, and rail fatalities.
4

Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injury, and

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

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