According to the latest reports, a new report has been published highlighting the impact of long working hours on people. The report has been published by the International Labor Organization and World Health Organization. The organizations have claimed that they went through extensive research in order to come up with their data.
The collective data gathered and shared by both organizations is eye-opening and has raised many concerns all over the world. The data shows that on yearly basis, hundreds of thousands of people are losing their lives due to long hours.
According to the International Labor Organization and the World Health Organization, this is an extremely alarming situation. This is something that should not even happen to a single person but it is happening to an enormous number of people.
The research shows that long working hours have a huge negative impact on the health of people. As per research, around 750,000 people are losing their lives due to long working hours. Due to long working hours, people are having ischemic heart disease and strokes, resulting in casualties.
Both International Labor Organization (ILO) and World Health Organization (WHO) have done their research on data for 2016. The number of deaths due to long working hours in 2016 was 745,000, which is a 29% increase as compared to the year 2000.
This is the first research that has been conducted on the impact of long working hours on employees/workers. The ILO and WHO shared their findings on Monday, May 17, in the Environment International journal. The report shows the loss of lives due to long hours globally and this is based on numbers that were reported and documented in a proper manner.
The data is based upon the incidents recorded in countries where the analysis are detailed. However, there are many countries where not much is analyzed if a person ends up losing his/her life.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) and World Health Organization (WHO) have segregated the data around the causes of death. The data shows that in 2016, 347,000 ended up losing their lives due to heart diseases 2016 and 398,000 people ended up losing their lives due to stroke.
The research data also reveals that all of the workers losing their lives due to heart diseases and strokes worked at least 55 hours per week.
The data shows that the number of deaths due to stroke experienced a 19% surge from 2000 to 2016. On the other hand, the number of deaths due to heart diseases experienced a 42% increase for the same period.
The research also showed that the minimum of 55 working hours every week were closely linked with high risks of heart diseases and strokes. The data shows that 55 working hours posed a 17% higher risk of people dying with ischemic heart disease while 35% due to a high risk of strokes.