World Health Organization: The WHO Director of Environment, Climate Change and Health said working 55 hours or more a week was a serious health risk.
Geneva: The World Health Organization has conducted a study on the health and deaths of employees due to prolonged work. The study was carried out on data from 2000-2016. It has been found that there has been an increase in deaths in diseases such as stroke and heart disease in employees who have worked for a long time.
For the first time, the results of this international study have been published in the International Environmental Survey. The study said 745,000 people died of stroke and heart disease linked to long working hours in 2016. This is 30 percent higher than the 2000 loss of life. He said their main task is to encourage more measures and further promote the safety of workers. The study was conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organization and the International Labour Organization. Most of the victims (72%) The study results show that men and middle age or older are. Many years later in life, deaths are more than deaths during their time at work.
The study results show that people living in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region and the region most affected by the Who, which includes China. According to data collected from 194 countries, working 55 hours or more a week is responsible for 35 percent stroke and 35 to 40 hours of work is 17 percent fatal Japan and Australia.