The Most Dangerous Jobs in the World

4. Miners

Average Salary: $37,000-$50,000

Average work-related fatalities: 20

Next on the list of dangerous jobs is miners, particularly coal miners.

Mining safety has made incredible strides in recent decades, but mining still remains one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. The biggest safety concern is health issues later in life like the black lung, lung and respiratory cancers, and other long-term illnesses related to inhaling coal dust. There are also concerns with malfunctioning heavy machinery and mine collapses.

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