There was a consistent decline in unemployment rate last year, opening at 7.9% in January down to an all-time year low of 7% in November (December data is not yet out), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But the figure is still higher than when we started 2008 at 5% a few months before the subprime crisis hit. Clearly, many more Americans would like to land a job, but would they love these jobs to, literally, die for? Check out America’s most dangerous jobs based on the 2012 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.
#7 Electrical power-line installers and repairers: 
The Job: Install, inspect, repair electrical cables or wires
The Pay: $62,300
The Hazards: Electricity, height
Frank Williams and N. E. "Pete" King on top of a power pole in Lake City, Florida during the 1950s. Photograph courtesy of the State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/29222