Sulfur mining in Indonesia, the Kawah Ijen Volcano
Kawah Ijen volcano is located in Jawa and its height is 8,530 feet. Inside an active vent of the volcano, there is a sulfuric lake. The workers are locals who work without protective clothing or gas masks. They extract lumps of sulfur all day and night, using their own hands and a handkerchief that helps them not to breathe in harmful substances. Each worker receives less than $ 5 per day.
Diamond mining, Sierra Leone
Diamond mining in Sierra Leone is a dirty business. The total value of diamonds mined in the country is said to be $ 320 million, but workers are not getting much
Salt mining, Ethiopia
The temperature in the desert can rise up to 125 ° F, so this place is considered one of the hottest in the world.
Electricians working at high heights
Crime scene cleaners
They have to remove blood stains from walls, floors, beds and even remove corpses. The hardest part of their job is the smell.