How do you imagine you might die? Many people simply prefer not to think about it and that's okay. For those that do, however, you're probably not expecting that to happen while you're at work. Unfortunately, that is the case for thousands of Americans each year. Causes such as workplace violence, transportation incidents, falls, slips, and trips, exposure to electricity and other harmful substances, fires and explosions, and more end many unsuspecting employee's lives each year.
Sure, many are preventable if you're careful and take safety precautions but many are also the cause of unavoidable and unpredictable accidents. Another element to consider is how dangerous your job inherently is. Someone working on a fishing vessel or someone cutting down trees for a living work in much more dangerous atmospheres than normal. But then why are so many people in athletics or people who drive buses losing their lives? Look no further than this infographic from Parker Waichman and YourLawyer.com.
infographic by: www.yourlawyer.com