Table 3.

Fatal occupational injuries by occupation and event or exposure, Virginia, 2005
2

Event or exposure
Occupation1

Total…………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Management occupations...............................................................................................................
Other management occupations................................................................................................
Agricultural managers...........................................................................................................
Farmers and ranchers......................................................................................................
Construction managers.........................................................................................................
Construction managers....................................................................................................
Architecture and engineering occupations......................................................................................
Engineers...................................................................................................................................
Protective service occupations........................................................................................................
Law enforcement workers..........................................................................................................
Police officers........................................................................................................................
Police and sheriff's patrol officers.....................................................................................
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations.......................................................
Building cleaning and pest control workers................................................................................
Building cleaning workers......................................................................................................
Grounds maintenance workers..................................................................................................
Grounds maintenance workers.............................................................................................
Personal care and service occupations...........................................................................................
Other personal care and service workers...................................................................................
Sales and related occupations........................................................................................................
Supervisors, sales workers........................................................................................................
First-line supervisors/managers, sales workers....................................................................
First-line supervisors/managers of retail sales workers...................................................
Office and administrative support occupations................................................................................
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations......................................................................................
Forest, conservation, and logging workers.................................................................................
Logging workers....................................................................................................................
Fallers...............................................................................................................................
Construction and extraction occupations........................................................................................
Supervisors, construction and extraction workers......................................................................
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and
extraction workers...............................................................................................................
First-line supervisors/managers of construction trades and
extraction workers..........................................................................................................
Construction trades workers.......................................................................................................
Carpenters.............................................................................................................................
Carpenters........................................................................................................................
Construction laborers............................................................................................................
See footnotes at end of table.

Total fatalities
(number)

Transportation
incidents3

Contact with
objects and
equipment

Assaults and
violent acts4

Exposure to
harmful substances or
environments

Falls

Fires and
explosions

186

69

22

35

33

21

6

21
19
13
13
3
3
4
3
9
7
6
6
8
3
3
4
4
8
6
7
6
6
5
4
9
7
7
3
44
9

10
10
9
9
----4
3
3
3
------------3
---8
--

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

3
-----------------------6
6
6
3
15
3

4
4
----------3
---------------16
3

----------------------------4
--

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

9

--

--

3

3

--

--

9
33
11
11
9

-6
----

------

3
12
3
3
5

3
13
7
7
--

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Table 3. Fatal occupational injuries by occupation and event or exposure, Virginia, 2005 - Continued
Event or exposure2
1

Occupation

Construction laborers.......................................................................................................
Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters................................................................
Plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters.............................................................................
Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations..........................................................................
Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers..........................................
Automotive technicians and repairers...................................................................................
Automotive service technicians and mechanics...............................................................
Other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations...........................................................
Industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers......................................
Maintenance and repair workers, general........................................................................
Production occupations...................................................................................................................
Supervisors, production workers................................................................................................
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers..................................
First-line supervisors/managers of production and operating workers.............................
Transportation and material moving occupations............................................................................
Supervisors, transportation and material moving workers.........................................................
Motor vehicle operators..............................................................................................................
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers..................................................................................
Driver/sales workers.........................................................................................................
Truck drivers, heavy and tractor-trailer.............................................................................
Truck drivers, light or delivery services............................................................................
Material moving workers............................................................................................................
Laborers and material movers, hand.....................................................................................
Laborers and freight, stock, and material movers, hand..................................................
1

Based on the 2000 Standard Occupational Classification System.
Based on the 1992 BLS Occupational Injury and Illness Classification Manual.
Includes highway, nonhighway, air, water, rail fatalities, and fatalities resulting from
being struck by a vehicle.
4
Includes violence by persons, self-inflicted injury, and attacks by animals.
2
3

Total fatalities
(number)

Transportation
incidents3

9
4
4
13
6
3
3
7
6
3
7
3
3
3
47
3
36
36
3
26
7
6
4
4

---4
3
---------31
-24
24
-18
4
4
3
3

Contact with
objects and
equipment

Assaults and
violent acts4
--------------3
-3
3
-------

Exposure to
harmful substances or
environments

Falls

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

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

Fires and
explosions

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

NOTE: Totals for major categories may include subcategories not shown separately.
Dashes indicate no data reported or data that do not meet publication criteria. 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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