10. Landscaping workers
Cutting lawns and pruning bushes may not seem like a very dangerous job. However, these crews work outdoors in all weather conditions and often drive their own trucks filled with tools.
Deaths result from accidents with equipment or from being struck by objects.
- Fatality rate: 17.4 deaths per 100,000 workers
- Total deaths in 2016: 217
- Median annual pay: $28,560
9. Construction supervisors
If you have ever witnessed the construction of a new building, you may have seen the bosses in hard hats walking on steel beams while trying to keep an eye on everything. It can be hazardous work.
Construction supervisors can die from slips, trips and falls, or from road accidents on highway projects.
- Fatality rate: 18 deaths per 100,000 workers
- Total deaths in 2016: 134
- Median annual pay: $68,040