The study team from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has overtime work in terms of the criteria for recognizing deaths from overtime due to overtime, which is more than 800 hours per hour on average and even when unable to reach the “Karoshi Line”. “He suggested a review that should be verified if irregular work is recognized.
Overtime, the country has set criteria for recognizing deaths from overtime hours,
Month 100 hours in a month immediately after the onset of the patient
This is called the “overwork death line” because it is said that an average of 2 hours per month passes before the onset of symptoms for 2 to 6 months.
A study group of experts set up by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare reviewed the criteria for the death of a crocodile and moved forward for the first time in 20 years and presented the plan in the 22nd plan.
Accordingly, even if the length of the overtime hour does not reach the “overtime death line”, if there is close to working overtime and irregular work is recognized, it is assessed that there is a relationship between work and the onset of illness. “I can do it,” he said, and it should be certified as an industrial accident.
For irregular work, especially
▽ When the “inter-work interval” is shorter from the end of the work to the next start, or
Holidays represent continuous work without leave.
The bereaved family and lawyers have said the “death line from overwork” should be reviewed within 65 hours of the month, according to WHO = World Health Organization indications, but it is possible to continue to show current standards. This seems practical.
The study group of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has decided to make a proposal based on the 22nd proposal and in response, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare will review the criteria for recognizing death. More work