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whoneedstickets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-23-09 12:07 PM
Response to Reply #36
45. Death rate over 10 years..
if you estimate the death rate at 5000 over ten years, then don't you have to likewise multiply by 10 the number of people employed in the job since the rest of the figures presented by the OP are in death/100K per year! 5K deaths/10 years = ana verage of 500/year -- That would knock your solider down to 3.3/100K to 5/100k working with your manpower estimate.


Here is another link that shows cops in the top 10 of most dangerous jobs. But they do get a lot more attention than those poor garbage collectors at #9. So go hug your trash guy!

http://www.aflcio.org/issues/safety/memorial/upload/_09...
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  -Logging is the most dangerous job. Followed by pilot and fisherman. daedalus_dude  Sep-22-09 10:19 AM   #0 
  - Interesting!  Captain Hilts   Sep-22-09 10:24 AM   #1 
  - Just so long as they don't play "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes when  Ron Green   Sep-22-09 10:25 AM   #2 
  - Shit. "Back in the day", they wouldn't even stop work.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-22-09 10:28 AM   #4 
  - Cops are the biggest bunch of whinny crybabies you will ever meet.  Hassin Bin Sober   Sep-22-09 10:27 AM   #3 
  - Not true. And disgusting post really.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 11:17 AM   #10 
  - Very true, actually.  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 01:50 PM   #19 
     - You should read the Blog and comments on SecondCityCop.com  Hassin Bin Sober   Sep-22-09 02:24 PM   #28 
     - I wonder about all of the good things that happen every minute  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:30 PM   #32 
        - Because none of the rest of us ever have to do that, huh?  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 03:50 PM   #37 
           - That's funny. I never said my brother went to New Orleans.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 04:00 PM   #38 
           - OMFG, you sound like super-duper and stuff!  Beer on a stick   Sep-23-09 04:11 PM   #53 
  - That can't be so, because I just read your post.  spoony   Sep-22-09 02:16 PM   #24 
  - Oh.....SNAP.  Beer on a stick   Sep-23-09 04:12 PM   #54 
  - BOOOOOO! As a DV advocate, I love our law enforcement partners.  ourbluenation   Sep-24-09 01:58 PM   #68 
  - Let us honour all who risk their lives for their communities.  LeftishBrit   Sep-22-09 10:35 AM   #5 
  - My uncle was a logger all of his life and was killed in a logging accident one week before retiring-  Mrs. Overall   Sep-22-09 10:40 AM   #6 
  - The job is inherently dangerous.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-22-09 10:46 AM   #7 
  - Good points--  Mrs. Overall   Sep-22-09 10:52 AM   #9 
  - My grandfather was a logger and saw mill operator.  DemoTex   Sep-22-09 10:47 AM   #8 
     - my uncle used to say he was one of the few old-timers at the sawmill who hadn't lost  Hannah Bell   Sep-24-09 02:03 PM   #69 
  - Electrical power line operators...eek. That is why I did not want my husband doing that.  Jennicut   Sep-22-09 11:19 AM   #11 
  - A family friend is a power line operator.  TheMightyFavog   Sep-22-09 02:03 PM   #22 
  - SO so glad my husband decided he did not want that job.  Jennicut   Sep-22-09 02:25 PM   #29 
  - I have sad news on this front.  TheMightyFavog   Sep-23-09 11:53 AM   #44 
     - Please accept my condolences  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-23-09 04:04 PM   #51 
     - The IBEW works really hard to keep us as safe as possible.  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:52 PM   #73 
     - I'm sorry to hear that.  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:49 PM   #72 
  - I have a good friend who was eletrocuted to death doing that.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 04:06 PM   #41 
  - I personally find the risk rewarding. I'm an adrenaline junkie maniac, however.  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:54 PM   #74 
  - I've been in ministry for 23 years. I've served both firefighters  Critters2   Sep-22-09 11:22 AM   #12 
  - Right. There are many many dangerous jobs out there.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 12:05 PM   #13 
     - Cops frequently use, "but we're risking our lives," to excuse bad behavior.  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 01:57 PM   #20 
        - Ok.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:20 PM   #26 
           - A dozen or so.  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 03:34 PM   #35 
           - Are they all terrible people who get off being mean to people?  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 04:01 PM   #39 
              - Most of 'em are shit. (nt)  ieoeja   Sep-23-09 03:49 PM   #50 
           - I think the greater risks/injuries to cops are psychological  theHandpuppet   Sep-24-09 06:11 AM   #63 
              - Psychological risks are great. The divorce rate with cops  Shell Beau   Sep-24-09 01:07 PM   #65 
                 - Totally agree  theHandpuppet   Sep-24-09 01:48 PM   #66 
                    - I may be a little biased since my brother is a cop (well was a cop, now  Shell Beau   Sep-24-09 07:12 PM   #70 
  - these stats are for the year 2004.  dysfunctional press   Sep-22-09 12:18 PM   #14 
  - My cousin in law recently broke his back  juno jones   Sep-22-09 12:30 PM   #15 
  - being a seven-eleven clerk is more dangerous than being a cop  conscious evolution   Sep-22-09 01:13 PM   #16 
  - hahahahahaha  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 01:35 PM   #18 
     - Thank you  conscious evolution   Sep-22-09 02:25 PM   #30 
        - Always.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:31 PM   #33 
  - Taxi driver is pretty unsafe, too  AngryAmish   Sep-22-09 01:15 PM   #17 
  - Are you talkin' to me?...nt  SidDithers   Sep-22-09 02:19 PM   #25 
  - Logging, fishing and flying planes.  Blue_In_AK   Sep-22-09 01:59 PM   #21 
  - There isn't enough money out there for me to get in one of  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:21 PM   #27 
  - Grew up in Oregon, logged, fished, but never piloted  Spike89   Sep-22-09 02:15 PM   #23 
  - President  Quezacoatl   Sep-22-09 02:29 PM   #31 
  - even higher if you include Harrison and FDR  Gabi Hayes   Sep-22-09 05:25 PM   #43 
  - Nobody should get a free pass for misbehaving  MajorChode   Sep-22-09 02:39 PM   #34 
  - I know that the actual death rate for on the job police officers is fairly low, but  eyepaddle   Sep-22-09 03:40 PM   #36 
  - Death rate over 10 years..  whoneedstickets   Sep-23-09 12:07 PM   #45 
     - I AM WRONG....FACTS on Military death rate..  whoneedstickets   Sep-23-09 12:17 PM   #46 
        - I get 11.36... about 1/8th as dangerous as logging.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-23-09 04:08 PM   #52 
           - no, your math is wrong...  whoneedstickets   Sep-23-09 06:02 PM   #57 
  - I'm sorry, could you point out exactly who's doing that and where?  Beer on a stick   Sep-22-09 04:02 PM   #40 
  - Flambait and Failbait.  proteus_lives   Sep-22-09 04:06 PM   #42 
  - lol  daedalus_dude   Sep-24-09 02:51 AM   #60 
     - About the level of response I expect.  proteus_lives   Sep-24-09 04:05 AM   #61 
        - You obviously didn't understand my OP, so what else is there left to discuss...  daedalus_dude   Sep-24-09 04:14 AM   #62 
           - Then enlighten me.  proteus_lives   Sep-24-09 11:29 AM   #64 
  - The subtle difference is possibly lost on you...  Cid_B   Sep-23-09 12:50 PM   #47 
  - I think you see a subtle difference where there isn't one.  daedalus_dude   Sep-24-09 02:50 AM   #59 
  - Aircraft pilots? Now that scares me.  mainer   Sep-23-09 01:00 PM   #48 
  - So it would be really bad to be a helicopter pilot that hauls sling loads of logs  ddeclue   Sep-23-09 01:03 PM   #49 
  - Well, statistics can be problematic...about 1 of every 10 Presidents have died on the job.  positrac   Sep-23-09 04:23 PM   #55 
  - What about a pastry chef?  GreenTea   Sep-23-09 05:08 PM   #56 
  - I can understand the numbers  Thothmes   Sep-23-09 06:24 PM   #58 
  - If you really wish to honor them, work for a ban on the export of raw timber.  Greyhound   Sep-24-09 01:53 PM   #67 
  - Don't forget those that keep the lights on.. I'm #8  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:42 PM   #71 
  - President of the United States is more dangerous  slackmaster   Sep-24-09 07:56 PM   #75 
 

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