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Karoshi Related to Labor Intensity and Risk of Cardiovascular Events:A Case Report
Pages: 343-346
Year: Issue:  5
Journal: Journal of Forensic Medicine

Keyword:  forensic pathologykaroshilabor intensitydeathsuddencardiac;
Abstract: Karoshi rem ains one of the m ost troublesom e issues in forensic identification. It is rather a social m edicine than a clinical disease. Japanese scholars pioneered exam ining the relation betw een sud-den cardiac death (SCD ) and chronic fatigue from long tim e and/or high-tension work. In the current case, a 55-year-old m an, w hose job w as loading and carrying heavy cem ent bags, w as found dead after 11 days of continuous hard work. H is fam ily m em bers sued the cem ent factory for his death and claim ed for com pensation.The problemw as the difficulty of identifying the causative relation w ithout the precedent or the relevant regulations. H ow ever, the forensic problems were finally acknow ledged after autopsy and calculation of labor intensity.The law suit w as w on as the first case pertaining to Karoshi in the Chinese court.
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