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United States: find out which are the jobs with the highest risk index

There is worked safe? Normally people take certain precautions when they perform a certain trade in order to keep their physical integrity safe. However, a study carried out in the United States determined that there are some tasks that could endanger employees. Below we tell you what they are.

The work activity It does not stop in various parts of the world and people do all kinds of jobs with the aim of improving the family economy. But it should also be specified that there are certain tasks that, despite seeming harmless, could endanger the life of the worker.

That is why in USA A study was carried out where it was revealed which jobs are considered the most dangerous.

It must be taken into account that these tasks are related to handling some equipment or tools, as well as those related to driving vehicles.

Kitchen assembly plant. (Photo: GEC)

HOW WERE THE JOBS CLASSIFIED?

The portal 24/7 Wall St. pointed out that to determine which are the most dangerous jobs, they had to review the 2021 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

In this sense, the list of jobs were classified according to the number of injuries reported per year per 100,000 workers.

LIST OF MOST DANGEROUS JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES

The aforementioned portal made a list of the jobs with the highest risk index according to statistical data. These are:

Workers operating cranes

Fatal Work Injury Rate (2021): 20.0 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 9

Common Cause of Fatal Injuries: Contact with Objects and Equipment

Works with iron or steel structures

Fatal Work Injury Rate (2021): 20.3 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 14

Common cause of fatal injuries: Falls, slips, trips

Elevator and escalator installers or repairers

Fatal Work Injury Rate (2021): 21.6 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 5

Common Cause of Fatal Injury: Falls

Elevator placement work.  (Photo: Diffusion)

Elevator placement work. (Photo: Diffusion)

Work with excavators and loaders

Fatal Work Injury Rate (2021): 21.9 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 8

Common Cause of Fatal Injuries: Contact with Objects and Equipment

Works on power lines

Fatal Work Injury Rate (2021): 23.7 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 30

Common Cause of Fatal Injuries: Exposure to Harmful Substances or Environments

Heavy truck and tractor-trailer drivers

Fatal Work Injury Rate (2021): 41.7 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 874

Common Cause of Fatal Injuries: Transportation Incidents

Heavy trucks (Photo: GEC)

Heavy trucks (Photo: GEC)

earth borers

Fatal workplace accident rate (2021): 42.9 per 100,000

Fatal work injuries (2021): 7

Common Cause of Fatal Injuries: Contact with Objects and Equipment

WHAT ARE THE MOST COMMON JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES?

The labor market is constantly growing and more people are looking for a secure job. That is why the mequieroir portal made a list of the most common jobs in the USA after the end of the pandemic COVID-19. These are:

  • software developers
  • Computer and support specialists
  • nurses
  • construction managers
  • finance managers
  • industrial mechanics
  • electricians
  • elementary teachers
  • pathologists
  • Heavy vehicle drivers
  • logistics staff
  • medical assistants
  • advertising managers

Source: Gestion

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