Published on 06/07/2018 1:11 pm
Atlanta Accident Injury and Workers’ Compensation Lawyers
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Published on 05/21/2018 10:33 am
The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks the number of workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities each year and reports on the most dangerous jobs in the United States. The most recent report included the following professions:
  • Roofers 
  • Aircraft pilots 
  • Flight engineers 
  • Steel and iron workers 
  • Recycling and trash collectors 
  • Loggers 
  • Fishermen 
  • Truck drivers 
  • Construction workers and supervisors 
  • Extraction workers (mining and oil rigs) 
  • Ranchers and farmers 
  • Grounds maintenance workers 
Working in any of these industries involves a high risk of serious or even fatal injuries each day you go to work.
Moreover, workers in seemingly safe industries may also be at risk of job-related injuries or illness. Many jobs have higher risks of injuries than you may expect. For example, you may think that an office may be a relatively safe place to work. However, office workers can slip and fall, suffer repetitive strain injuries from typing, sustain back injuries
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