• Kyodo


Most people granted workers’ compensation for mental ailments were in their 30s, a survey by a health ministry-affiliated group says.

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry reveals the tally and causes of compensation cases every year. But the ministry-linked Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Safety further analyzed data from January 2010 to March 2015 to get a better picture of karoshi, or death from overwork.

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