If your work day is ruined by spilled coffee or computer problems, consider yourself lucky. Some people are just glad to finish the day in one piece.
Using on-the-job death rates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Forbes has compiled a list of the 10 deadliest jobs in America:
10. Construction workers -- Fatality rate: 17.4 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 210
9. Farmers, ranchers and other agricultural workers -- Fatality rate: 21.3 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 216
8. Drivers/sales workers and truck drivers -- Fatality rate: 22.1 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 741
7. Electrical power-line installers and repairers -- Fatality rate: 23 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 26
6. Refuse and recyclable material collectors -- Fatality rate: 27.1 per 100,000 full-time workers
5. Structural iron and steel workers -- Fatality rate: 37 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 22
4. Roofers -- Fatality rate: 40.5 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 70
3. Airline pilots and flight engineers -- Fatality rate: 53.4 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 71
2. Fishers and related fishing workers -- Fatality rate: 117 per 100,000 full-time workers
Total fatalities in 2012: 32
1. Lumberjacks -- Fatality rate: 127.8 per 100,000 full-time workersTotal fatalities in 2012: 62
UPDATE: A student at San Marcos High School was killed in a Wednesday night head-on accident that snarled northbound Highway 101 traffic much of Thursday morning.
Daniel Perez died in a wrong-way freeway crash hours after attending his first day of school during what would have been his Junior Year at San Marcos High School.
Bumper-to-bumper traffic stretched from Santa Barbara to Ventura during Thursday's morning commute.
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The California Highway Patrol has shut down the northbound lanes of Highway 101 south of the El Capitan offramp, after a semi truck overturned, landing on its side.
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