August 23rd, 2013
10:06 AM ET

The most dangerous job in America is...

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released its annual list of the most dangerous jobs in America and this year the top spot was filled by loggers.

Erin Burnett has the story.

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  1. Richard Rabin

    The commentator seems to be saying that just raising the pay of workers with dangerous jobs is all that is needed. Even more important is to reduce the dangers of the work so that workers go home in one piece. Many employers don't provide the legally required protections, and the government doesn't adequately enforce the rules.

    August 23, 2013 at 12:47 pm | Reply

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