What are the sectors?
Sector definitions follow the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. More information about NAICS can be found on the U.S. Census Bureau North American Industry Classification System pageExternal. NAICS provides definitions for 20 sectorsExternalwhich NIOSH aggregated into ten sector groups as follows:
|NORA Sector Group||NAICS Code|
|Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing (except Wildland Firefighting and including seafood processing)||11,External 311710External|
|Healthcare & Social Assistance (including Veterinary Medicine/Animal Care)||62External, 54194External, 81291External|
|Manufacturing (except seafood processing)||31-33External|
|Mining (except Oil and Gas Extraction)||21External|
|Oil and Gas Extraction||211External, 213111External & 213112External|
|Public Safety (including Wildland Firefighting)||92212External, 92214External, 92216External & 62191External|
|Services (except Public Safety and Veterinary Medicine/Animal Care)||51External, 52External, 53External, 54External, 55External, 56External, 61External, 71External, 72External, 81External & 92External|
|Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities||48-49External & 22External|
|Wholesale and Retail Trade||42External & 44-45External|
More information about NIOSH’s work in each sector can be accessed through the NIOSH Program Portfolio page .