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Long working hours are a killer, new study shows – Gulf Today

The joint study, produced by the WHO and the International Labour Organization, showed that most victims (72%) were men and were middle-aged or older.



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Working long hours is killing hundreds of thousands of people a year in a worsening trend that may accelerate further due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
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.
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