TABLE 1.

Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure and major private industry1 division, Virginia, 2003
Service producing

Goods producing
Event or exposure2

Total
Contact with objects and equipment............................................
Struck by object......................................................................
Struck by falling object.......................................................
Struck by rolling, sliding objects on floor
or ground level.................................................................
Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects.................
Caught in running equipment or machinery.......................
Caught in or compressed by equipment or
objects, n.e.c....................................................................
Caught in or crushed in collapsing materials..........................
Falls.............................................................................................
Fall to lower level....................................................................
Fall from ladder..................................................................
Fall from roof......................................................................
Fall from nonmoving vehicle..............................................
Fall to lower level, n.e.c.....................................................
Exposure to harmful substances or environments.......................
Contact with electric current....................................................
Contact with overhead power lines....................................
Exposure to caustic, noxious, or allergenic
substances............................................................................
Oxygen deficiency, n.e.c.........................................................
Drowning, submersion.......................................................
Transportation accidents..............................................................
Highway accident....................................................................
Collision between vehicles, mobile equipment..................
Moving in same direction..............................................
Moving in opposite directions, oncoming......................
Moving in intersection...................................................
Moving and standing vehicle, mobile
equipment--side of road..............................................
Vehicle struck stationary object, equipment
on side of road.................................................................
Noncollision accident.........................................................
Jack-knifed or overturned--no collision.........................
Nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water...........................
Noncollision accident.........................................................

Total
fatalities
(number)

Natural
Total
resources Construcgoods
and
tion
producing
mining3

Manufacturing

Trade,
Total
transporservice
tation, and
producing
utilities

Information

Financial
activities

ProfesEducation Leisure
sional and
and health
and
business
services hospitality
services

Other
services

155

65

15

41

9

69

33

--

6

20

--

3

4

27
14
9

17
6
4

6
4
3

7
---

4
---

10
8
5

4
---

----

----

4
4
4

----

----

----

3
10
3

-8
--

----

-4
--

----

----

----

----

----

----

----

----

----

5
3
24
21
4
4
4
4
16
8
5

5
3
18
17
4
4
4
-8
5
--

------------

4
-18
17
4
4
4
-5
5
--

------------

--5
4
---3
6
---

------------

------------

------------

--4
4
---3
----

------------

------------

------------

3
3
3
57
28
17
3
4
5

---18
5
4
----

---7
------

---9
4
3
----

----------

3
--29
17
10
--3

---21
15
8
----

----------

----------

----------

----------

----------

----------

3

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

8
3
3
13
10

---7
7

---4
4

---3
3

------

5
--4
3

5
-----

------

------

------

------

------

------

See footnotes at end of table.

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TABLE 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure and major private industry1 division, Virginia, 2003 - continued
Goods producing
Event or exposure2

Fell from and struck by vehicle, mobile
equipment...................................................................
Overturned....................................................................
Pedestrian, nonpassenger struck by vehicle,
mobile equipment..................................................................
Pedestrian struck by vehicle, mobile
equipment in roadway......................................................
Pedestrian struck by vehicle, mobile
equipment in parking lot or non-roadway area.................
Aircraft accident......................................................................
Aircraft accident, n.e.c.......................................................
Fires and explosions....................................................................
Fire--unintended or uncontrolled.............................................
Assaults and violent acts.............................................................
Assaults and violent acts by person(s)...................................
Shooting.............................................................................
Self-inflicted injury...................................................................
Suicide, attempted suicide.................................................
1

Total
fatalities
(number)

Natural
Total
resources Construcgoods
and
tion
producing
mining3

Manufacturing

Trade,
Total
transporservice
tation, and
producing
utilities

Information

Financial
activities

ProfesEducation Leisure
sional and
and health
and
business
services hospitality
services

Other
services

4
6

3
4

-3

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

6

3

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

3
6
6
7
4
24
20
16
4
4

-----------

-----------

-----------

-----------

-5
5
--15
12
10
3
3

-----8
7
6
---

-----------

-----------

-----3
-----

-----------

-----------

-----------

Classified according to the North American Industry Classification System, 2002.
Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
Includes fatalities at all establishments categorized as Mining (Sector 21) in the North American
Industry Classification System, 2002, including establishments not governed by the Mine Safety
and Health Administration (MSHA) rules and reporting, such as those in Oil and Gas Extraction.
2

3

Service producing

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately. Dashes
indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. n.e.c. means "not elsewhere
classified." Data for 2003 are preliminary.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, in cooperation with State and
Federal agencies, Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

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