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KAROSHI Hotline Results detail

2007 National Hotline Results

November 17 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline for Doctors, Nurses and Teachers

Conducted in 20 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 68
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
32
5
21
4
2
47.0%
Karoshi Prevention and overwork 25 36.8%
Others 11 16.2%

June 16 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 30 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 203
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
76
13
45
16
2
37.4%
Karoshi Prevention and overwork 94 46.3%
Others 33 16.3%

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2006 National Hotline Results

November 18 (Sat.)
Long working-hour/Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 22 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 153
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
50
12
28
5
5
32.7%
Karoshi Prevention and overwork 82 53.6%
Others 21 13.7%

June 17 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 29 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 216
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
90
26
52
10
2
41.7%
Karoshi Prevention and overwork 88 40.7%
Others 38 17.6%

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2005 National Hotline Results

June 18 (Sat.)
Occupational Stress / Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 29 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 302
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
126
27
73
22
4
41.7%
Karoshi Prevention and overwork 121 40.1%
Others 55 18.2%

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2004 National Hotline Results

November 20 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Depression / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 15 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 160
Workers' compensation (death / medical treatment)
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide
Of Which: psychiatric disorder (other than suicide)
Of Which: others
58
16
5
36
1
36.3%
Karoshi Prevention and overwork 57 35.6%
Others 45 28.1%

August 9 (Mon.)
Heat Attach Hotline

Conducted in 5 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 31
Labour 17 54.7%
School / sports 3 9.9%
Others 1 35.4%

June 19 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 31 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 214
Workers' compensation (death / medical treatment)
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide
Of Which: psychiatric disorder (other than suicide)
Of Which: others
96
44
22
18
5
44.9%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 96 44.9%
Others 22 10.2%

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2003 National Hotline Results

November 22 (Sat.)
Overtime work / Overwork Hotline

Details of consultations Total 57
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
41
17
12
12
0
71.9%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 16 28.1%
Others 0 0.0%

June 17 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 27 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 334
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
132
77
44
8
1
39.5%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 160 47.9%
Others 42 12.6%

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2002 National Hotline Results

June 17 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 28 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 334
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
108
58
36
6
8
48.0%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 92 40.9%
Others 25 11.1%

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2001 National Hotline Results

December 8 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 15 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 334
Workers' compensation
Of Which: cerebral / heart disease
Of Which: suicide / psychiatric disorder
Of Which: other stress-related illness
Of Which: others
60
38
18
4
0
55.5%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 38 35.2%
Others 10 9.3%

June 16 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 27 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 352
Workers' compensation
Of Which: suicide
114
50
32.4%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 169 48.0%
Others 69 19.6%

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2000 National Hotline Results

November 18 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 19 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 126
Workers' compensation
Of Which: suicide
54
15
42.9%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 50 39.7%
Others 22 17.4%

June 17 (Sat.)
Karoshi / Overwork Suicide Hotline

Conducted in 31 prefectures
Details of consultations Total 206
Workers' compensation
Of Which: death was involved
Of Which: suicide
89
69
35
43.2%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 81 39.3%
Others 36 17.5%

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1988-1999 National Hotline Results

Content of Consultations

Details of consultations Total 5,304
Workers' compensation
Of Which: involving death
3,501
2,336
66.0%
Karoshi prevention and overwork 1,435 27.1%
Others 368 6.9%

Breakdown of Consultations (Excerpt)

Callers Total 4,936
Workers 961 19.5%
Wives 2,321 47.0%
Other relatives (incl. husbands) 1,099 22.3%
Labor unions 64 1.3%
Others and unknown 491 9.9%
Age of victims Total 4,936
Under 30 456 9.2%
30-39 740 15.0%
40-49 1,239 25.1%
50-59 1,189 24.1%
Over 60 261 5.30%
Unknown 1,052 21.3%

Breakdown of Workers' Compensation Consultations (Excerpt)

Occupation of victims Total 3,501
Directors / executives 140 4.0%
Managers 838 23.9%
Non-clerical workers 749 21.4%
Sales / clerical workers 774 22.1%
Drivers 300 8.6%
Technical workers 307 8.8%
Government employees 263 7.5%
Cause of death reported by callers Total 3,501
Brain Cerebral hemorrhage 479 13.7%
Subarachnoidal hemorrhage 740 15.0%
Cerebral thrombus / infarction 214 6.1%
Heart Cardiac infarction 358 10.2%
Heart failure 527 15.1%
Suicide 330 9.4%
Others 1,105 31.6%
Gender of victims Total 3,501
Male 3,205 91.6%
Female 176 5.0%
Unknown 120 3.4%

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