Clinical Laboratory Management

In a recent case of death from overwork, a computer specialist, the family has complained that the week before his death he had worked 71.5 hours, of which more than thirty were overtime. The various reported cases have different characteristics, but in general, have in common the idea that a growing fatigue or stress for overtime, night work, work overload, etc.., Fatally led to infarction or hemorrhage brain. In all these cases, unfortunately, we can say that "his last hour was also extraordinary." A Health Ministry spokesman criticized the fact that many Japanese people "are working under pressure and were required results without receiving sufficient support from the company." Moreover, during the past fiscal year 819 workers requested compensation because the government's economic problems arising from excessive mental work, representing an increase of 25 percent compared to the statistics of the previous fiscal year. Eventually 205 of these claims were approved, 61 percent more than in the course of 2005.The Japanese government first recognized in 1992 that it is possible to die from lack of rest for the labor obligations, giving rise to the term "Karoshi" that became synonymous around the world of death by overwork. In China, Mandarin is known as "guolaosi" death from overwork, liberal professionals mainly affects between 30 and 60. According to a survey by the China Association of Clinical Laboratory Management, computer scientists and young executives, "the guild of Zhongguancun, are more likely to die from" karoshi. " We are journalists, stockbrokers, insurance agents, taxi drivers, traffic wardens, commercial, lawyers and teachers mired in "a dizzying pace of life and strong pressures that have accompanied them since the beginning of their careers, "concludes the study. Although Chinese labor law establishes a maximum working day of eight hours, overtime are often mandatory in many sectors where promotion or disposal system requires employees to work more on its own initiative For the West, in our countries this is not as dramatic as in the East, however, there are other factors that have affected the lives of workers and in household relations, where many divorces are manifested in this study, where many are well integrated into it, affecting the family, commitments and work becoming an addict, an addiction that has affected many in their health, their habits., personality, behavior..

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