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Long working hours a mass killer and COVID could be making it worse – Sydney Morning Herald

Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend and Australia is part of the region that is worst affected, the World…

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Geneva: Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend and Australia is part of the region that is worst affected, the World Health Organisation says.
In the first global study of the loss of life associated with longer working hours, the paper in the journal Environment International showed that 745,000 people died from stroke and heart disease associated with long working hours in 2016.
Research shows there is a link between working more than 55 hours…

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