The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs In Montana Aren’t What You’d Think

One of the reasons I made the choice to become a DJ, or "on-air talent," as we get called today, was that after working concrete construction for my dad as a teenager, I wanted to do something less "dangerous."

It turns out I might have made a mistake because construction doesn't make the list of the 10 most dangerous jobs in Montana.

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Workplace Accidents Happen In Every Industry

To say I was shocked that the construction industry didn't make the list of the 10 most dangerous jobs in Montana is an understatement.

The list of jobs deemed the most dangerous in Montana comes from the website Stacker, and construction came in at #12.

What is strange is that some of the jobs on the list are ones that you would never think of when considering dangerous jobs.

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Are These Really The Most Dangerous Jobs In Montana?

No one would argue that being a DJ is more dangerous than being a firefighter, but based on the statistics, apparently it is.

Stacker ranked the most dangerous jobs in Montana based not only on the total number of injuries in each industry but also on the injury incidence rate per 200,000 working hours.

So don't be surprised if you see some jobs in the gallery below with just a handful of injuries ranked higher than those with triple-digit injuries.

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