(Marketwatch) Not only is your job irritating and stress-inducing, it might be deadly — even if you work behind a desk.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, in recent years, an average of 11 Americans die on the job every single day and another roughly 50,000 die annually because of illnesses they contracted on the job — meaning that working kills roughly 54,000 Americans every year (and injures millions more).

“These numbers are unacceptable to all of us, because as a nation we no longer accept the premise that injuries and fatalities are just part of the cost of doing business,” a DOL article from Monday read.

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