5 Most Dangerous Lone Working Jobs

Corrections Officer

Prison officers are at very high risk of dealing with very violent inmates and at high risk of being attacked within the prison. Officers check for unsanitary conditions, fire hazards, and/or any evidence of tampering or damage to locks, bars, grilles, doors, and gates. Also, protecting fellow officers from inmates and protect inmates from other inmates at all times. An officer must be a disciplinarian and enforce the rules and punish when rules are violated.

Want to know more about Prison Officers?  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prison_officer


Police Officer / Security Guards

Security guards and police officers can face huge risks night and day. They can’t predict what could happen throughout their working day with escalated dangerous situations they must face, for example arresting someone with a weapon like a knife, which is also putting your life in danger with high risks of possible death.



Farming is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

First off, the tractors on busy roads. Yes, they are very slow causing a lot of traffic at times but some people are in a hurry to overtake which can cause high risks of collisions with other vehicles on the other side of the road, some say people try over taking these tractors on blind corners.

Working alone seems to be a normal and natural thing for a farmer but as you get older this then creates its own set of risks, The most common deaths for farmers is tractor rollovers, but most farmers are also injured by farm equipment or livestock which increases chances of contracting Q fever from nearby sheep and goats, Fast moving equipment is a very high risk when being a farmer, these machines can get a hold of your clothing  and pull at it which can result in losing an arm.



Most animals seem all cute and cuddly but animals can be very unpredictable and dangerous, no matter how much we do to tame them. Big or small Veterinarians can still be injured especially for those who work with cattle as they tend to have the worst injuries.


Construction Laborer

Laborers have many risks to be cautious off. Starting with correct PPE, all sites won’t allow you to go on a site unless you have the correct PPE for example, steel cap boots, hi-viz jacket and hard hat. Most laborers work in a large group or team, but some have their individual lone working jobs.

Some construction sites even have a crane being operated which can be a high risk of being crushed. Laborers have a lot of high risks of slips trips and falls, ear damage from loud machinery, back pain from lifting heavy equipment, Asbestos and much more.



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