While every workplace may have hazards to mitigate, not every jobsite is fatal. This infographic counts down the top ten most dangerous jobs in the United States, based on 2018 data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. Can you guess the most hazardous job? Hint: the fatal accident rate was 33 times higher than the average job nationwide. From power linemen and iron workers to delivery drivers and farmers, see how jobs stack up and compare fatal injury rates, salary levels, and the most common kinds of fatal accidents in the industry.
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- OSHA Incident Rates and Formulas– creativesafetysupply.com
- HazCom 101– ghsforum.com
- The Food Processing Plant & Visual Safety– safetyvisuals.com
- What are engineering controls?– whatisengineering.org
- What is GHS?– ghstraining.info
- Gemba is a Powerful Piece of a Lean Toolbox– lean-video.com
- Floor Markings for Safety– floormarkingpro.com
- Who should be involved in Kaizen?– kaizenforums.com
- A Guide to Safety Labels– safetylabelmakers.com