Table 1.

Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure and major private industry1 sector, Virginia, 2005
Goods producing
2

Event or exposure

Total……………………………………………………………………
Contact with objects and equipment............................................
Struck by object......................................................................
Struck by falling object.......................................................
Caught in or compressed by equipment or objects.................
Compressed or pinched by rolling, sliding,
or shifting objects.............................................................
Falls.............................................................................................
Fall to lower level....................................................................
Fall from floor, dock, or ground level..................................
Fall from ladder..................................................................
Fall from roof......................................................................
Fall from roof edge........................................................
Fall from scaffold, staging..................................................
Fall to lower level, n.e.c.....................................................
Fall on same level...................................................................
Fall to floor, walkway, or other surface..............................
Exposure to harmful substances or environments.......................
Contact with electric current....................................................
Contact with wiring, transformers, or other
electrical components......................................................
Contact with overhead power lines....................................
Exposure to caustic, noxious, or allergenic
substances............................................................................
Ingestion of substance.......................................................
Transportation accidents..............................................................
Highway accident....................................................................
Collision between vehicles, mobile equipment..................
Moving in same direction..............................................
Moving in opposite directions, oncoming......................
Moving in intersection...................................................
Vehicle struck stationary object, equipment
on side of road.................................................................
Noncollision accident.........................................................
Jack-knifed or overturned--no collision.........................
Nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water...........................
Nonhighway accident, unspecified.....................................
Noncollision accident.........................................................
Overturned....................................................................
See footnotes at end of table.

Total
fatalities
(number)

Service providing

Natural
Total
resources Construcgoods
and
tion
producing
mining3

Manufacturing

Trade,
Total
transporservice
tation, and
providing
utilities

Information

Financial
activities

ProfesEducation Leisure
sional and
and health
and
business
services hospitality
services

Other
services

186

87

23

50

14

76

41

--

--

11

5

4

12

35
23
18
9

29
20
17
8

8
8
8
--

14
8
6
5

7
4
3
3

3
----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

5
33
28
4
5
8
6
6
3
5
3
21
13

4
20
20
-4
7
5
5
---12
8

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

3
18
18
-3
7
5
5
---8
6

-----------3
--

-9
6
------3
3
8
5

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4
7

4
3

---

3
3

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

---

6
3
69
43
16
5
4
5

3
-21
9
6
----

--13
3
3
----

--7
6
3
----

---------

3
-39
28
7
3
---

--25
21
5
----

---------

---------

--6
4
-----

--3
------

---------

---------

19
7
6
15
3
10
6

---12
3
8
5

---10
3
7
4

--------

--------

16
4
4
3
----

12
3
3
-----

--------

--------

--------

--------

--------

--------

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Table 1. Fatal occupational injuries by event or exposure and major private industry1 sector, Virginia, 2005 - continued
Goods producing
Event or exposure2

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.................
Fires and explosions....................................................................
Fire--unintended or uncontrolled.............................................
Explosion................................................................................
Assaults and violent acts.............................................................
Assaults and violent acts by person(s)...................................
Shooting.............................................................................
1

Total
fatalities
(number)

Natural
Total
resources Construcgoods
and
tion
producing
mining3

Manufacturing

Trade,
Total
transporservice
tation, and
providing
utilities

Information

Financial
activities

ProfesEducation Leisure
sional and
and health
and
business
services hospitality
services

Other
services

9

--

--

--

--

6

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

3

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

--

6
6
3
3
22
21
18

-3
------

--------

-3
------

--------

5
---15
15
13

----10
10
8

--------

--------

--------

--------

--------

----3
3
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 providing

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 2005 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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