Top 5 most dangerous jobs

August 27, 2009 3:05:21 PM PDT
Do you think your job is dangerous? Forbes is out with its new list of the deadliest jobs in America so you can compare.Number five on the list is farmers and ranchers, with all that heavy machinery. Coming in at number four were iron and steel workers, who deal with heights, heavy machinery, and welding.

The third most dangerous job is aircraft pilots and flight engineers, who face crash dangers when it comes to testing equipment and emergency response. At number two is logging workers. Their biggest threats are falling trees, cutting equipment, and difficult terrain.

And the most dangerous job in America is that of fishing workers who deal with extreme weather, large equipment, and the threat of drowning.

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