Do You Have One of the TEN Most Dangerous and Deadly Jobs In America?
When you are driving your big gas-guzzling pick-up truck to have a nice seafood dinner, do you think about the people who risked their lives getting you there and the folks who put that lobster on your table? Get ready to show some respect to those dirty jobs that are the most dangerous.
This is stuff we as Americans shouldn't take for granted, but there is a generation or two out there that has no idea what it takes to bring them the conveniences they enjoy.
The U.S. Department of Labor just released their stats on the DEADLIEST jobs over the last seven years.
Here's the top 10 Deadliest:
1. Fishermen, 132 deaths per 100,000 workers.
2. Loggers, 97 deaths per 100,000.
3. Aircraft pilots, 70 deaths per 100,000.
4. Extraction workers, including oil and gas, 57 deaths per 100,000.
5. Iron and steel workers, 43 deaths per 100,000.
6. Roofers, 36 deaths per 100,000.
7. Garbage collectors, 33 deaths per 100,000.
8. Farmers and ranchers, 24 deaths per 100,000.
9. Truck drivers, 24 deaths per 100,000.
10. Power line installers and repairers, 23 deaths per 100,000.
What job were you surprised wasn't on the list? Let us know in the 'comments' section below!