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These Are the 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in America

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To some extent, every job is dangerous. You could develop back problems from years of poor desk posture, or a case of carpal tunnel if you spend your days frenziedly typing away. But there are some jobs where the risks are markedly greater than that of your average desk jockey--risks that could cost you your very life (or at least a couple of fingers).

We scoped out the Bureau of Labor Statistics' latest report on occupational injuries to find the ten most dangerous jobs in America--the ones that give new meaning to the phrase "this job is killing me." Click through below...if you dare.


10. Construction worker

*Fatal work injury rate: 17.7

Total fatal work injuries in 2013: 215
*per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers
> Find a job in construction


9. Electrical and power-line installers and repairers

Fatal work injury rate: 21.5

Total fatal work injuries in 2013: 27
> Find a job as a power-line installer/repairer

8. Farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers

Fatal work injury rate: 21.8

Total fatal work injuries in 2013: 220
> Find an agricultural job

7. Driver/sales workers and truck drivers

Fatal work injury rate: 22.0

Total fatal work injuries in 2013: 748
> Find a trucking job


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