Make hay when the sun shines – and other miserable jobs

It’s been voted one of the top 5 most stressful jobs – above, bizarrely (and entirely inaccurately), a reporter and photojournalist. But a job in PR (and in pretty much every other industry) is child’s play compared to what these heroic employees do to earn a crust. From armpit sniffers and dung collectors, to commercial divers and hay chompers – here’s a selection of the world’s worst and most hazardous jobs. Our thanks to the (now defunct) Worst Jobs in the World Facebook page for sourcing some of these images.




By Anthony Harvison