List of Dangerous Occupations

June 14, 2007

The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor compiles information about the most dangerous jobs in the United States. The most recent information comes from the year 2000, during which 5,915 people died on the job.

Job Fatalities Fatalities per 100,000 employees
Timber cutters 105 122.1
Fishermen 52 108.3
Pilots 230 100.8
Structural metal workers 47 59.5
Extractive occupations 69 53.9
Roofers 65 30.2
Construction workers 288 28.3
Truck drivers 852 27.6
All occupations 5,915 4.3

From: WikiPedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Industrial_Safety

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