What Is Maine’s Most Dangerous Job?
While Maine is one of the least dangerous states to work in, it does have some dangerous jobs. Can you guess what is the most dangerous?
Looking at data from OSHA, highway fatality reports, and Bureau of Labor statistics Zippa.com determined the most dangerous jobs in each state. Overall the most dangerous industries were:
- Roofing and Construction Contractors
- General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
- Oil and Gas Operations
- Postal Service
- Grocery Stores
- Electrical Contractors
- Road Workers
- Plumbing, Heating and Air
- Warehouse Workers
- Poultry Processing
According to the data collected in Maine the most dangerous industry is Sawmills. But with this industry dwindling in the state and an injury rate much higher than death rate, Maine is one of the safest states to work in.