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What Are the Riskiest Occupations?

Written by admin on November 15, 2013. Posted in Arizona workers compensation, Personal injury at work, Workers compensation lawyers arizona

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Did you know that, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 4,609 employees died on the job just two years ago, in 2011? Today, fatalities and injuries are less common. Even so, workers continue to suffer from 3 million work-related injuries per year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These injuries range from mild to severe, and can even leave employees unable to work. What are the riskiest occupations, and what should you do if you get hurt at work?

The Most Dangerous Jobs

According to CNN Money, the top ten jobs with the most fatalities include fishermen, loggers, airplane pilots, farmers and ranchers, mining machine operators, roofers, sanitation workers, truck drivers, industrial machine repair, and police officers. Injuries, however