Almost everyone complains about their job on occasion. But if you’re a logger, groundskeeper or truck driver, you might have greater concerns than most.
These are among the most dangerous jobs in America, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest annual report on fatal occupational injuries.
In total, there were 5,250 work-related deaths recorded in 2018 — an increase of 2% from the prior year.
Transportation incidents account for 40% of occupational deaths. These were, by far, the most frequent fatal events.
Other causes for work-related deaths include getting caught in operating equipment or machinery and being struck by falling objects or equipment.
Following are the jobs that are most risky based on their fatal work injury rates.