The deadliest jobs in America

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Sat, 2008-04-26 10:01 by Hans-Georg
The deadliest jobs in America

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You might think you have a tough job, but chances are it can't come close to some of the deadliest jobs in the US, where day in and day out there is a chance you might not make it out alive. According the the Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data, 5,703 lives were lost on the job in 2006, down from 5,734 the previous year. Click ahead to find out where the danger lies (Fatality rates are displayed in number of deaths per 100,000 workers and do not include governmental or military occupations). All Photos: AP

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