By Sadie Whitelocks. Some jobs are bad news for the waistline and a new survey has revealed bus driving as the most weight-inducing occupation in the U. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index , which took into account a random sample of , employees aged 18 or over, found that More than one in four factory workers, office staff and, surprisingly nurses were also found to be dangerously overweight - the result of poor pay, unhealthy diets, a lack of exercise and a history of depression. Driving up obesity rates: Transport workers have a one-in-three chance of becoming seriously overweight. Ed Watt, who drove a bus in Brooklyn and Manhattan for 20 years and now serves as the Director of Health and Safety for the Transport Workers Union of America told Today that the results come as no surprise.
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The bus company told Mrs Parker, who is 4ft 11in and 12st, that her Body Mass Index, a calculation of weight and height - was too high for them to employ her. She would have to lose weight if she wanted a job. The year-old had applied for the job with Translink, in Belfast, as she is planning to move to Northern Ireland with her husband Raymond, Mrs Parker, of Gloucester, has been a popular driver during her 20 years on the school run in Cirencester.
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