Farmers, Fishermen and Trash Collectors Have More Dangerous Jobs Than Cops

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has determined that there are nine jobs in America more dangerous than being a police officer. Here are  the 10 most dangerous jobs in America according to the most recent figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)  and the fatal work injury rate (per 100,000 workers).

  1. A Coast Guard rescue helicopter prepares rescues one of four crewman from the fishing vessel Northern Belle

    Fishermen 116 out of every 100,000 fishermen will lose their lives each year. According to the According to the BLS, “this occupation is characterized by strenuous work, long hours, seasonal employment, and some of the most hazardous conditions in the workforce.”

  2. Logging workers 91.9   every 100,000 loggers will lose their lives each year  This occupation repeatedly takes a spot in the top 10 as not only one of America’s, but the world’s, most dangerous jobs.
  3. Airplane pilots and flight engineers  70.6  every of 100,000 pilots lose their lives each year — It may be hard to believe that working as a police officer is safer than flying a plane, but according to the BLS, this is true.
  4. Farmers and ranchers 41.4I of every 100,000 farmers and ranchers  will lose their lives each year
  5. Mining machine operators  38.7 of  every 100,000 miners  lose their lives each year.
  6. Roofers 32.4 of  every 100,000 Roofers will lose their lives each year
  7. Sanitation worker died after getting caught in a recycling truck’s compactor

    Sanitation workers 29.8  of every 100,000 Sanitation Workers will lose their lives each year

  8. Truck drivers and delivery workers 21.8  of every 100,000 fishermen will lose their lives each year
  9. Industrial machine workers 20.3  of every 100,000 fishermen will lose their lives each year
  10. Police officers 18.0  every 100,000 cops will lose their lives each year

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