What Are The Most Dangerous Jobs?

By DB
@dgobucks226 (13316)
March 8, 2018 6:56pm CST
Do you know which jobs lead to the most fatalities each year. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics published in December of 2017, these are the top 5 occupational leaders: 1. Lumber Industry (Lumberjacks) 2. Fishers and related fishing workers 3. Aircraft Pilots/Flight Engineers 4. Roofers 5. Sanitation Workers/Trash collectors Any ideas which jobs round out the top ten? Is there a profession not listed here you would add to the list? Why do you feel that job is so dangerous? Source- Time Magazine Photo- pinterest.com/google images
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@kobesbuddy (52956)
• East Tawas, Michigan
9 Mar
Probably babysitting for our Pastor's three kids. Maybe, working as a night watchman or a security guard in a prison. A bouncer at a bar, is always in danger.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
A security guard in a prison is a good one! Bouncers although in danger probably do most of the hurting, lol. 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@kobesbuddy (52956)
• East Tawas, Michigan
11 Mar
@dgobucks226 I knew of a bouncer who got shot and killed, after hours. I guess he kicked out the wrong drunk!
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
12 Mar
@kobesbuddy I guess your right! Score one for the drunk
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@andriaperry (56620)
• United States
9 Mar
Caregiver! Sick people will kill you taking care of them
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
Definitely on an emotional level.... 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@toniganzon (53259)
• Philippines
9 Mar
In this country, lawyers and police officers are not qualified to take out a loan from the bank. They are listed as high risk jobs. It means these kind of jobs are too risky that people might die and won't be able to pay off their debt.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
I would bet in some countries that would definitely be high on the list. Here is the rest of America's list in case your curious Toni. 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@marguicha (100461)
• Chile
11 Mar
In my country if you want a loan, you have to have an insurance in case you die. No matter what the cause.
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@toniganzon (53259)
• Philippines
12 Mar
@marguicha IN this country when you get a loan it comes with an insurance that in case you die, the whole amount is extinguished but you heirs still get the property you borrowed money for. That's why risky jobs aren't allowed to take out loans or the bank will go bankrupt.
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@Corbin5 (113412)
• United States
9 Mar
I would think working on an offshore drilling platform could be dangerous.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
I would think it has to be up there too! Here rounds out the top ten according to recent stats: 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@LadyDuck (171404)
• Switzerland
9 Mar
Those are the most dangerous jobs in America. Around the world the first three are the same, number 4 is Miners and number 5 Personal Transport Drivers.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
Thanks for that input Anna. Yes, mining is a very dangerous job for sure! Surprised about the transport drivers although truck drivers are #7 here. 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@LadyDuck (171404)
• Switzerland
12 Mar
@dgobucks226 In some countries in Asia Personal Transport Drivers are a lot more in danger than in your country.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
13 Mar
@LadyDuck Yes Anna, I can see what you mean there. Is that due to the possibility of terror groups attacks?
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@marguicha (100461)
• Chile
9 Mar
I would add some jobs in the construction of high buildings.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
Yes, those are in the top ten 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@marguicha (100461)
• Chile
11 Mar
@dgobucks226 Those jobs should be better paid.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
12 Mar
@marguicha Interesting comment? Never looked up their salaries. I imagine some of these occupations are compensated well?
@TRBRocks420 (81215)
• Banks, Oregon
9 Mar
Those guys that work on those really high electric towers or anybody who works with electrity or heights.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
That is a really good one! A few occupations you will notice which deal with heights are on the top ten. Nice picks!!! 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@louievill (19361)
• Philippines
9 Mar
What about cleaning windows of high rise buildings?
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
Not specifically, but other occupations are listed which deal with heights. Nice selection Here is the rest of the list: 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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@manikarnika (2533)
• India
10 Mar
yeah...I wonder by seeing Fire worker jobs...They risk their life to save people when fire catches.Also soldiers are very very Great and My great salute to them.They are sacrificing their lives for the people of their lovable country.
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
Not in the top ten but those are great additions to this list of dangerous jobs. Both risk their lives saving others! 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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• India
14 Mar
@dgobucks226 Hmmm...yes
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@teamfreak16 (41175)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
20 Mar
Rodeo clown?
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
20 Mar
I bet for getting injured those rodeo performers are near the top of the list! I guess we could add bullfighting to our danger list too, lol.
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@Shiva49 (13819)
• Singapore
12 Mar
I had worked in Finance and Accounts area and people's attitude and indifference at every level lead to severe stress - siva
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@iridion9 (9236)
• Philippines
9 Mar
Why army or police not included their lives are at risk too?
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@dgobucks226 (13316)
11 Mar
Good question. Perhaps this occupation suffers greater casualties in other countries besides America? Here is the rest of the U.S. list: 6. Steelworker 7. Truck Drivers 8. Farmers/ ranchers 9. Construction Trades 10. Grounds Maintenance workers
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