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The World Health Organization (WHO) and International Labour Organization have issued a stark warning the danger overworking. They said working long hours is causing the premature death hundreds of thousands people worldwide. The two organizations analysed the link loss of life and working long hours. Their findings were sobering. Around three-quarters a million workers die early suffering strokes and heart attacks as a result of working 55 hours a week. Most of these deaths were in people aged 60 to 70 who had worked at least 55 hours the ages of 45 and 74. The researchers discovered that men accounted 72 per cent of the deaths.

The WHO study revealed that people who work least 55 hours a week have a 42 per cent increased risk stroke, and a 19 per cent increased chance heart disease. Researchers analysed data workforces in 154 countries. They looked data collected from 1970 to 2018. The WHO Director-General said: "No job is worth the risk stroke or heart disease. Governments, employers and workers need to work together to agree limits to protect the health workers." The WHO said over nine per cent workers overwork. It warned that the situation is worsening, saying: "The pandemic is accelerating developments that could feed the trend increased working time."

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