The American Worker: The world's most extreme jobs caught on camera

Office jobs are in most cases pretty low risk. Stapling probably tops the list of the most potential accident-inducing tasks. The American Worker series, on the other hand, sheds some light on a selection of the most extreme jobs out there.

Pete Barrett is the man behind the stunning series, which is the result of an extended road trip across America, photographing people with interesting jobs. Florida-based photographer Barrett specialises in commercial advertising photography and primarily shoots on location.

His clients include the likes of Microsoft, Ford Motor Company, New Balance, McDonalds and United Airlines, and he has won a number of awards over the years.

Stay up to date with Pete's travels via his blog:, and check out more of his work at

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