Karoshi Games

In Japan, the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have got off to a bad start – a worker building the new National Stadium has killed himself through overwork. Apparently the unnamed worker did 200 hours of overtime in the month before he killed himself.

Japan officially recognizes two types of “karoshi”, as deaths by overwork is known: cardiovascular illness linked to overwork, and suicide following mental stress related to work.

Picture source: t-mizo