15 Tough Jobs That You Won’t Believe Actually Exist

11Salt mining

This is found in Ethiopia where a huge population is seen during the hot seasons mining salt. These people are made to sit in the heat and mine salt all day for hours on end during the day while the sun is burning their skin. These are not great working conditions but people are forced to work as they have no other choice.

Salt mining

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12Snake milkers

Snake milking is a very important job as they help create anti-venom. This is a very dangerous job that is very important as it has saved numerous lives. They handle the snakes with care and take every precaution available to keep themselves safe but accidents can happen and do happen. The number of handlers who have never been bitten is quite low.

Snake milkers

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13Pet food taster

This is one of the weird jobs that are present on our planet. There are people who taste dog food to see how edible they are and if the flavors are good. Sometimes the food can be a bit inedible for the animals as the flavors are not quite right. This is the reason why pet food testers are hired to taste the food before they are sold.

Pet food taster

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We don’t have to state the obvious reason why this job is one of the toughest on the planet. The lumberjacks are always under the risk of falling trees. During large deforestation projects, they need to make sure they do not cause a domino effect while cutting the trees and cause injuries to their colleagues.


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15Indian sewer cleaners

This is one of the toughest jobs on the planet. Unlike other countries where sewer cleaners are given proper gear and equipment for the job, in India, they are given just a shovel. Their salaries are also very less and the hours they work are excruciating. The sewer systems in India are not that modern and many cases have been reported of the cleaner dying due to espouse to poison gases and substances.

Indian sewer cleaners

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