Posts tagged with ‘living life off the ledge’

  • Living Life Off the Ledge

    Of the top ten deadliest jobs in the USA, being a lumberjack or logger is the deadliest for fatalities per 100,000 full time workers. Fishermen and those working in the fisheries industry come in second, after being first for several years, followed by Aircraft Pilots and Flight Engineers in third place. This is all according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries. When we look at the gender rates of job fatalities, an overwhelming 92% of job fatalities that occur are male with only 8% female. The highest area of job fatalities within an industry is transportation incidents at 41% and the largest age demographic for job fatality occurs between 45 to 54 year olds. In contrast, some of the safest employm...