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Deadliest Industrial Jobs in the U.S.

Deadliest Industrial Jobs in the U.S.

OSHA Report Reveals Which Industrial Jobs Experience the Highest Rates of Fatal Injuries Among Employees

According to a recent report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), these are the most deadly jobs in the United States:

  • Agriculture, forestry, and fishing
  • Mining
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Machine operation
  • Transportation operation
  • Public utilities

However, the nature of these jobs requires that workers use heavy, dangerous machinery in order to fulfill their duties. As a result, laborers in the aforementioned industries experience a higher rate of fatal injury than those in other fields.

A large portion of the reported fatal injuries occurred when workers were adjusting or otherwise attempting to work with dangerous machines, performing tasks such as:

  • Unjamming objects from work equipment
  • Cleaning, repairing, or maintaining equipment
  • Installing or setting up equipment
  • Adjusting or inspecting equipment
  • Making adjustments to electrical components while doing any of the above

Others involved accidentally turning on machines, failing to turn them off, or being nearby when a machine experienced a malfunction or error.

If you have been injured on the job due to dangerous machinery, you are likely experiencing a great deal of personal suffering and financial hardship. Allow us to come alongside you and advocate for you as you seek fair compensation for your injuries.

We Serve Victims of Workplace Accidents in Greenville

At Christian & Christian, we work for you when you are injured on the job. Many people who experience workplace injuries are unsure what to do in the aftermath of an accident, but we are here to advise you and help you make informed decisions that will increase your likelihood of receiving the outcome you want. Our legal team works on cases involving claims for workers’ compensation benefits, personal injury lawsuits, and more, and we will be able to help you determine your best course forward.

Don’t wait until you’re up to your ears in medical bills and injury-related costs—get in touch with a member of our team today to get started and schedule your confidential consultation right away.

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