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Face it folks, in order to survive one must be employed and with every employment come health risks. These health risks can range from a headache to falling from height eventually resulting in death. Whatever the case may be, no job in the world is guaranteed to be safe and you do not have to be a genius to figure that out. This list is about the most dangerous jobs. If yours is one of these, we wouldn’t call you – unlucky, but we certainly would ask you to be careful. The list is basically judged on one criteria and that is the number of deaths per one thousand people employed in a specific profession.


The median annual salary of a construction worker is around $66,422 and the death rate is approximately 18.3 per 100,000 employed.

The reason why this job is considered this dangerous is that construction workers work in all sort of different terrains and there is no way they can possibly get out of working whether it’s at a height, slippery, rocky, or even busy highways. Moreover, construction workers often work with explosive materials (specially in the mountains) and power tools for drilling etc.