Sunday, July 29, 2012

"Deadliest Catch" No Longer As Deadly

"Commercial fishing has long topped the Bureau of Labor Statistics' list of jobs with the most fatalities -- and crabbing in the Alaskan waters is by far the most lethal form of fishing. Thanks to new government rules, there has been only one death in the Alaskan crab fishery in the past six years -- a significant improvement from the 1990s which saw an average of 7.3 deaths a year..." You can read more on CNN HERE.  

The other 'deadliest jobs' were no big surprise for the most part: logger, roofer, and mining machinery operator among them.  But one near the top of the list I didn't expect was 'sanitation worker.'

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