Alligator Wrestlers & Lion Tamers
Imagine mountains of broken computer parts that need to be sorted out in front of you, some with chemicals oozing out and mixing into the rain water. That’s what these recyclers have to deal with everyday and in some parts of the world like Guiyu, China, working with e-waste is their entire life.
Lineman & Power Workers
Farmers & Ranchers
Although most people probably don’t consider this profession when thinking of dangerous work, since the beginning of the Russian and American space programs about 430 astronauts have gone to space. With 34 deaths that is a 7.5% mortality rate which is significantly higher than many other professions on this list.
Bodyguards & Armored Car Drivers
Often time heavily exploited, the rate of injury is over three time that of other manufacturing and processing jobs. These injuries are often the result of the demand for speed at the assembly line, where workers are many times required to slaughter up to 50 cattle per hour.