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The UK's most dangerous jobs revealed

The UK's most dangerous jobs revealed

4 September 2017 Email this article

An analysis by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and job site Adzuna has revealed the UK's most dangerous jobs. And the salaries don't always match the risk levels

Top 8 most dangerous jobs and salaries

1. Construction (of buildings) – 196 deaths, £18,080 annual salary

2. Farming and forestry - 152 deaths, £22,157 annual salary

3. Manufacturing – 111 deaths, £27,457 annual salary

4. Vehicle maintenance and repair – 48 deaths, £28,369 annual salary

5. Land transportation (lorry driving) – 38 deaths, £23,376 annual salary

6. Waste management – 33 deaths, £17,591 annual salary

7. Civil engineering – 14 deaths, £39,186 annual salary

8. Electrical and plumbing – 5 deaths, £30,042 annual salary