Department of Labor Calculates Most Dangerous Jobs

Posted on September 25, 2012

The Department of Labor has calculated the deadliest jobs in America. The Department of Labor used jobs per 100,000 workers to rank the deadliest jobs. The Wall Street Journal reports on the list, which includes jobs that involves use of heavy equipment and power tools. Here is the list with the number of deaths per 100,000 workers:
  1. Fishing
  2. Logging
  3. Pilots
  4. Transportation
  5. Roofers
  6. Iron/Steel Workers
  7. Farmers/Ranchers
Take a look:



The BLS also has a report on fatal occupational injuries in 2011 here.