Overworking Without
Taking Breaks Can
Seriously Damage Your
Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Overworking Without Taking Brea...
that working long hours in the same
uncomfortable position when stressed
can seriously affect the health of
pressured empl...
workers who move around in physically
demanding routines without resting. The
stress element around the working
environmen...
weight on hard-pressed workers, there
are simple ways to prevent these
serious health risks. Aside from actually
taking br...
of.

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The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) sends an alert to all employers with the findings of their study involving over-worked employees. They stated that working long hours in the same uncomfortable position when stressed can seriously affect the health of pressured employees.

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Overworking Without Taking Breaks Can Seriously Damage Your Health

  1. 1. Overworking Without Taking Breaks Can Seriously Damage Your Health FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Overworking Without Taking Breaks Can Seriously Damage Your Health London, England (June 11, 2010) – A recent study shows that working for a full day without stopping for breaks can cause serious health damage including stress, obesity, depression, and back pain. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) sends an alert to all employers with the findings of their study involving over-worked employees. They stated
  2. 2. that working long hours in the same uncomfortable position when stressed can seriously affect the health of pressured employees. According to Phil Gray, the chief executive of CSP, “Work is good for us and can contribute to physical and mental wellbeing - but not when overworking means people don't have the time or energy to look after their own health or when staff is at work but are not fit for work”. Overworked? Stressed? Discover some therapeutic claims for heat therapy One main factor suggesting to this study is the use of poor ergonomics around the office. Chairs with poor lumbar support heavily contribute to back pain. It is the same equation for blue-collar
  3. 3. workers who move around in physically demanding routines without resting. The stress element around the working environment is also something to be considered, when a person bursts out emotionally, it could eventually lead to depression and lowering of self-worth, clearly stating the psychological strands that affect the health. Ben Willmott from the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development finds truth in the study, “These findings should ring alarm bells for employers. A certain level of pressure at work is of course desirable. However when the pressure people face regularly exceeds their ability to cope, in other words stress, it is likely to lead to time off work and is linked to conditions such as depression, anxiety and heart disease”. Although this seems such a heavy
  4. 4. weight on hard-pressed workers, there are simple ways to prevent these serious health risks. Aside from actually taking breaks, proper exercise and a healthy diet can lessen your chances of obesity; and using non-invasive forms of therapy such as applying heated wraps for back pain significantly eliminates back problems. Engaging oneself in activities such as weekend getaways and being immersed in culture greatly prevents depression and stress. Click on the link provided to learn more about Back Pain Relief This kind of problem can be emanated in almost every kind of working situation. Being employed should be a fruitful experience, and not a life-threatening one. Remember that although the human body is the greatest machine, it has its limits and should be taken care
  5. 5. of. ### Contact Person: April Camille K. Banzon

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