Beyond the standard eight-hour day may raise the risk of job-related injuries
May be seen in: Truck World News - "www.infotruck.blogspot.com"
"WORKING beyond the standard eight-hour day may raise the risk of
job-related injuries, regardless of a person's occupation, a new study
suggests... Among nearly 10,800 US adults followed for 13 years,
researchers found that those who worked overtime or on regularly
extended shifts were at greater risk of on-the-job injuries. And the
effect was not limited to hazard-fraught industries... Muscle and
joint problems were the most common complaint, followed by cuts and
bruises, according to findings published in the journal Occupational
and Environmental Medicine..."