Do you feel safe at work the us department of labor's occupational safety & health administration (osha) reports that nearly 4,600 workers died on the job in the us in 2013 or, on average, about 12 workers each day.
Fishers and fishing workers have, on average, some of the most dangerous jobs in the country malfunctioning gear, bad weather and transportation incidents all add to this profession’s fatality rate, the 2nd highest in the country.
Seventy-one aircraft pilots and flight engineers were killed on the job in 2012 that’s about 534 per 100,000 full-time workers some occupations that seem dangerous, like firefighting and tractor operation, are actually relatively safe both of those jobs, for example, are less dangerous than being a car mechanic. High rates of workplace fatalities kept those occupations atop the latest list of america’s most dangerous jobs, according to the 2016 census of fatal occupational injuries, released this week by the bureau of labor statistics’ (bls) in all, 5,190 civilian workers died on the job in 2016.
Most of these jobs are done by men the number of fatal work injuries for civilian workers rose slightly from 2014 to 2015, according to the most recent data by us bureau of labor statistics the number of deaths of hispanic or latino workers, as well as workers over 65 years of age, remains relatively high.
The bureau of labor statistics' national census of fatal occupational injuries shows that there were a total of 4,609 fatal injuries on the job in the us in 2010, down from 4,690 in 2010 the data also tell us what are the most dangerous professions in america.
It actually used to be the most dangerous job on most lists, especially alaskan crab fisherman between high seas, long nights, freezing temperatures, and lots of moving parts, it certainly earns the title.