Jobs with High Risk of Work Injuries
Anyone can get injured on the job. Recently, a janitor working in a Tesla’s warehouse was involved in a work accident that left her permanently disabled. There are jobs with a high risk of personal injuries. Wonder what jobs have the most work accidents throughout the year? Keep on reading to find out.
Lodging Workers: Lodgers work on forest land – handling trees and heavy equipment. It is required a lot of physical work that puts your body at risk. Lodgers are ranked every year as the most dangerous job in America. Since they work in the forest, they are far away from hospitals. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there was a decline in the number of workers due to the health risk that comes with the job.
Fishermen: Though fishing may seem to be a hobby for some if it’s your life it’s less relaxing than you think. Fishermen rank the second most dangerous job in America. This is mostly due to weather conditions or equipment failure. One average this job has a 55.5% fatal injury rate.
Drivers and Pilots: According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 40% of work fatalities involve transportation. Commercial truck drivers are seen to be causing accidents, but their lives are at risk as well. Pilots have the most pressure since they are not only transporting goods but people.
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