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Dying by explosion seems a rough way to go.But for many professions, that cause of death is an undeniable possibility.
Filtering machine operators, for example, are nearly 11 times more likely to die from explosion than the average (there were 6 deaths by explosion in a sample size of 5,675).
We sorted through a database of 11 million death certificates sorted by cause of death and occupation compiled by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
The numbers listed in this article refer to white men in occupations with a sample size greater than 1,000 deaths. Based on the same data, we also compiled information about the most alcoholic and the most suicidal jobs.
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