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Workplace stress, sickening

Regardless of where you work, long hours, no breaks and overtime raises the risk of sickness and accidents, particularly sustained in the workplace. Stress and tiredness secondary to work demands contribute to cardiovascular disease, mental illnesses i.e. depression and anxiety, musculoskeletal diseases, long-term infections, diabetes, and premature death.

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About: Workplace stress, sickening

Date: 18 August 2005

Source: Bloomberg

Author: Chantal Britt


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