Washington State Top 25 Hazardous Industries

What do you do for a living? Is your job a dangerous one? You might not think, for example that working in a grocery store would be particularly dangerous but grocery stores are 13th on the top 25 most hazardous industries, at least for the state of WA.

The top 25 list reads as follows:

  1. Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
  2. General Freight Trucking
  3. Residential Building Construction
  4. Residential Intellectual & Developmental Disability, MentalHealth, and Substance Abuse Facilities
  5. Building Finishing Contractors
  6. Services to Buildings and Dwellings
  7. Executive, Legislative, and other Government Support
  8. Scheduled Air Transportation
  9. Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
  10. Specialized Freight Trucking
  11. Other Specialty Trade Contractors
  12. Couriers and Express Delivery Services
  13. Grocery Stores
  14. Grocery and Related Product Merchant Wholesalers
  15. Urban Transit Systems
  16. Building Equipment Contractors
  17. Justice, Public Order, and Safety Activities
  18. Waste Collection
  19. Nonresidential Building Construction
  20. Continuing Care Retirement Communities and Assisted LivingFacilities for the Elderly
  21. Logging
  22. Sawmills and Wood Preservation
  23. Nursing Care Facilities (Skilled Nursing Facilities)
  24. Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
  25. Other Wood Product Manufacturing

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