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04 July 2011

8 hazardous jobs

Whether you are behind a desk, a steering wheel or a counter, your job may well be making you sick.

From the well-published dangers of asbestos exposure to the joy-robbing effects of job stress, the modern workplace can be really bad for your health. And the dangers often lie in the most unexpected places.

This risk is particularly high while they're actively fighting fires. According to the researchers, the risk of cardiac death was at least 12 times higher during such emergency duty than during non-emergency duty.

 
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