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It Could Always Be Worse -- Check Out These 17 Difficult Jobs From Around The World

DECEMBER 29, 2016  —  By Sarah Gzemski  
Sarah Gzemski

Sarah Gzemski

Animal and pizza lover with an Internet addiction. Nerd to the max. Currently residing in Arizona, the land of beautiful winters.

We all have days at work where we just want to throw up our hands and scream.

Lots of people say they hate their jobs, but most of us are just thankful that we can pay the bills. When I'm having a rough day, I try to remember that things could always be way, way worse. There are so many jobs around the world that I wouldn't want or be able to do, and these 17 are some of the most insane.

1. Brick makers in Bangladesh

Brick makers in Bangladesh

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2. Electricians working on high voltage wires in China

Electricians working on high voltage wires in China

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3. Coal mining in Ukraine

Coal mining in Ukraine

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4. Long-distance sailing around the globe

Long-distance sailing around the globe

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5. Drain cleaning in India

Drain cleaning in India

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6. Ice road trucking in Finland

Ice road trucking in Finland

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7. Washing skyscraper windows in major cities

8. Firefighting on oil fields in Iraq

Firefighting on oil fields in Iraq

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9. Salt packing in India

Salt packing in India

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10. Diamond mining in Indonesia

Diamond mining in Indonesia

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11. Crab fishing in Alaska

Crab fishing in Alaska

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12. Logging in the Amazon

13. Drilling for oil in California

Drilling for oil in California

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14. Gold mining in Peru

Gold mining in Peru

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15. Selling sugar cane in Haiti

Selling sugar cane in Haiti

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16. First response work after horrific natural disasters, like this one in Italy

First response work after horrific natural disasters, like this one in Italy

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17. Iron working in Sri Lanka

Iron working in Sri Lanka

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I don't know if I'd be able to last an hour, let alone a lifetime, working in these conditions. Which would you like to try? SHARE to raise awareness about these difficult and dangerous jobs that make the world go 'round.

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