The 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.

What jobs are the most deadly?  What professionals out there need to think long and hard about their workers compensation coverage?

Florists occasionally poke their finger on a thorn and may even require a band-aid for that work-place related injury from time to time…but they didn’t make the list.

We are not about to understate the age-old rivalry that still plays out between our postal workers and the dogs of our neighborhoods on a daily basis…but our mailmen and women missed the cut as well.

We know mascots have to fire t-shirt launchers, endure the emotional stress of getting booed during road games and perform death-defying stunts like the video below….yet to our surprise these costumed workers didn’t crack the Top 10 either.

And now….without further ado these are the top 10 deadliest jobs in the United States comprised by Business Insider using the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).