Is your job killing you faster than Covid-19?


Is your job killing you faster than Covid-19?

In the age of remote working, a new study has brought to light how work demands could affect our health

Senior reporter

The less control we have over our workloads and job demands, the more likely work stressors will be the death of us.

That’s the key finding of a new study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, which shows our mental health and mortality have a strong correlation with the amount of autonomy we have over our job, our workload and our cognitive ability to deal with demands.

The study of more than 3,000 workers comes as millions continue working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic or are required to report to jobs as essential workers, raising questions about how these work conditions affect our health...

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