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23 Deadliest Jobs in America

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3. Commercial pilots
> Fatal work injury rate (2021): 123.7 per 100,000
> Fatal work injuries (2021): 59
> Common cause of fatal injury: Crashes
> Non-fatal injuries (2020): 190 (398.3 per 100,000)
> Total employed (2021): 47,700

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2. Commercial divers
> Fatal work injury rate (2021): 233.3 per 100,000
> Fatal work injuries (2021): 7
> Common cause of fatal injury: Equipment failure
> Non-fatal injuries (2020): N/A
> Total employed (2021): 3,000

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1. Fallers
> Fatal work injury rate (2021): 589.3 per 100,000
> Fatal work injuries (2021): 33
> Common cause of fatal injury: Contact with machine or object (such as a log)
> Non-fatal injuries (2020): 40 (714.3 per 100,000)
> Total employed (2021): 5,600

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