Rotating Shift

Rotating Shift

A work schedule that changes on a regular, predictable basis. For example, an employee may work the day shift for three weeks followed by the evening shift for three weeks, and so on.
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-A mother's rotating shift, or a split shift -- say, going to work for a few hours in the morning, and again in the evening -- was associated with greater problems among boys of all ages, and among older girls
Rotating shift workers are exposed to unstable sleep pattern due to frequent disruption of circadian rhythm.
The types of job schedules, day-time work (DW) or day-and-night rotating shift work (RSW), were determined from self-reported questionnaires in 2002 and 2007.
And those who worked rotating shift patterns, in which they worked dierent parts of the 24-hour cycle on a regular basis, had a 42% higher risk than those who worked a xed shift pattern, they said.
The additional leave for public holidays (that is, those public holidays named in the award) has in effect already been added to your annual leave on the basis that you work on a seven-day rotating shift basis.
A controlled intervention study on the effects of a very rapidly forward rotating shift system on sleep-wakefulness and well-being among young and elderly shift workers.
Urine samples from 12 rotating shift workers from a textile mill in Anqing, China, were collected in 1996-1998 during pairs of sequential menstrual cycles, of which one was longer than the other (28.4 vs.
The changes would increase basic pay for an operator working on the week day rotating shift from pounds 20,700 to pounds 21,500 and 'at least' to pounds 22,210 in 2004.
Hutt, "Increasing Awareness of Sleep Hygiene in Rotating Shift Workers: Arming Law Enforcement Officers Against Impaired Performance," Perceptual and Motor Skills 79 (1994): 520-522.
due to rotating shift work) and sleep fragmentation are associated with an increased risk of stroke.
I am an EN working full time on a seven-day rotating shift roster in a public hospital and am entitled to six weeks annual leave.
He explained: "This research certainly doesn't indicate that rotating shift patterns mean it's more likely that you will die from prostate cancer - the research paper doesn't talk about an increased risk of dying at all.
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