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Document ID (ISN)111042
CIS number 10-0730
ISSN - Serial title 1262-4055 - Préventique-Sécurité
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Phan Chan The E.
Title Night work, sleep disturbances and health
Original title Travail de nuit, troubles du sommeil et santé [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 2010, No. 113, p. 88-92. Illus.
Abstract This article discusses the issue of sleep and health disturbances related to night work, aimed at occupational health professionals. It presents the causes, effects and principles governing the compensation of diseases due to sleep disturbances. Contents: occupational risk factors (mental workload, conditions of work such as noise, heat and strenuousness); diagnostic tools; recognition of insomnia as an occupational disease; effects of night work and examples of recognition of the occupational nature of sleep disturbances.
Descriptors (primary) occupational medicine; night work; sleep disturbances; health hazards; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) France; noise; diagnosis; insomnia; physical workload; mental workload; compensation of occupational diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Hours of work