Hawaii's Most Dangerous Jobs
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5.) Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations
Number of deaths (2003-2009): 10
Average salary (2011): $32,470
Next time you peruse fresh fish, fruits and vegetables on grocery store shelves, consider the people who work in rough environments to get them there. Agricultural workers operate large, heavy machinery. Meanwhile, commercial fishers spend long hours catching fish at sea, where collisions and shipwrecks could occur.