Yandex.Eda food delivery courier’s heart stops after 10 hours of continuous work
The company promised to introduce control over excessive hours.
In St. Petersburg, a young courier of Yandex.Eda food delivery fell from a bicycle and died of a heart attack after 10 hours of continuous work. The company expressed condolences and promised to control the work load of couriers, “even if they themselves take long shifts and increased obligations,” RIA Novosti reports.
Control over excessive hours will be added to the application for couriers, Head of the company's PR service, Asya Shestakova, said, adding that employees can report a violation of working conditions at any time.
The death of the courier was announced in social networks. The official cause of death will be reported after the medical examination.