5 of the deadliest jobs in the country

You got laid off when your previous company downsized, and you've just been offered a new job. Your first considerations are things like wages and hours, of course, but you also find yourself wondering what the risks look like. How dangerous would it be to start a new career? If the risk is too great, do you want to wait for the next offer?

It's a valid question, though one that workers often don't ask until they get hurt; families can also find themselves reading the statistics for the first time after a loved one -- and the main earner for the family -- is killed. To learn where you stand in advance, take a look at five of the deadliest jobs.