Every job is dangerous in its own right. This is why we have the term work hazards. However, some jobs are more dangerous than others are. In this piece, I will take you through the seven most dangerous jobs in the world. Number 7 would shock you.
Deep-sea fishermen enjoy the serene breeze on the sea, but what awaits them as they travel far is unknown. They face bad weather, storms, strong waves on the sea and sometimes attacks. After a huge catch, how to get it on the dock is even a great challenge. Never underestimate the work of a fisherman.
One job a wouldn’t take a 100 million for is to be a lumberjack. Not only is the job dangerous but I am an environmentalist. Let me go straight to the point, lumberjacks face the dangers of being crushed by logs. If a falling tree changes direction, it can come straight towards them.
Their job is to extract venom to save lives. But the irony is that they can get bitten while extracting it. The snakes can be aggressive and the results are what we all know. So it’s like they put their lives on the line in their bid to save others.
What the hell do they think when doing such a dangerous thing? Yes, it is to save lives and properties. Smokejumpers use parachute after being deployed from planes to fight wildfires. Their main aim is to prevent wildfires from spreading to other areas.
High-rise building window cleaners
I never knew such a job exist until recently. I use to believe that the glasses and windows of high-rise buildings cleanse itself when it rains. Not knowing that there are cleaners for that job. Cleaning glasses of building as high as 300 meters is nothing but dangerous. They can face strong winds up there and a fall ends in nothing but death.
Shark Tank Cleaner
You need to be an experienced swimmer or diver to do this kind of job. The dangers are just obvious and one needs not to be told. Call them tamed animals but an animal is an animal. Shark tank cleaners can be attacked at any time.
You might think it is easy to be a bin man, but it’s far from that. Picking the bin is not dangerous but the tendency of being crushed by the truck is eminent. Any slight mistake from the driver can be fatal.