It’s very true that each and every job has its own inherent risks. But, especially in the WC industry it is also crucial to know that the level of risk varies widely with each job, and some can be much more dangerous than others.
Sure, the tedium of office work and continuous meetings can get stressful. And staring at a computer screen can cause some rough headaches. But, be thankful that winning your bread doesn’t require the same risks as these workers face. The following jobs had the most fatal work injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
- Fishers / Related Fishing Workers
- Logging workers
- Aircraft pilot and flight engineers
- Refuse and recyclable material collectors
- Structural iron and steel workers
- Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers
- Drivers/sales workers and truck drivers
- Electrical power-line installers and repairers
- Taxi drivers and chauffeurs
So, next time your boss is giving you a hard time on a Monday afternoon, appreciate that after the day is done you can go home to watch Deadliest Catch, instead of living it.