Report: Job With Highest Death Rate Statistics

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"In 2017, the occupation with the highest fatality rate was fishing and hunting workers, with a rate of 144 deaths per 100,000 workers."

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"The second most dangerous job in the USA in 2017 was logging workers with a death rate at 135.9 per 100,000 workers."

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"The industry with the highest suicide rates (per 100,000) was Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, at 54.2."

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"The third most dangerous job according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2016 data was aircraft pilots with a death rate at 55.5 per 100,000 workers."

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"Roofers' jobs are ranked 4th most dangerous in the US with a rate of 48.6 per 100,000 workers."

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"According to 2017 data, the second highest rate of industry sector fatalities happened in transportation, with 2,077 worker deaths."

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"Structural iron and steel workers experience the 6th highest death rate among occupations at 25.1 deaths per 100,000 workers."

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"In 2018, one out of every five workplace deaths were among truck drivers and related driving workers."

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"In 2018, the construction industry had the most deaths per sector at 1,008."

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"The waste management and remediation services industry experienced a rise in fatalities from 30 to 37 between 2017 and 2018."

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"In the UK, the agriculture sector has one of the worst fatal accident and ill health records of any major industry sector."

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"Mining and oilfield workers are 8 times more likely to die on the job than the average worker."

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"The most dangerous job in Australia is commercial fishing, where workers are 25 times more likely to be killed on the job."

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