By SubTel Forum

PC World has published an article covering the 10 most dangerous jobs in Technology.  Among the jobs listed was fixing submarine cables.  As with fishing–perhaps the deadliest profession–this job carries the risk of encountering “acts of God” on the sea. Members of the crew are also prone to slips, trips, and falls on wet decks.  Elaborate layers of safeguards on the vessels reflect the dangerous nature of the work, says John Davies, managing director for Global Marine Systems, the largest company that handles submarine Internet cables.

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