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Document ID (ISN)111825
CIS number 11-0491
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brasseur G., Bondéelle A., Clergiot J.
Title Unusual work schedules - Work that's out of time
Original title Horaires atypiques - Contretemps de travail [in French]
Bibliographic information May 2011, No.717, p.22-37. Illus.
Internet access Horaires_atypiques.pdf [in French]
Abstract Close to two workers in three work with unusual schedules, differentiated from the implicit social norm according to which a working day stretches from morning to early evening, according to schedules fixed in advance, with a two-day rest during the weekend. This collection of articles presents various usual work schedule situations (shift work, night work, air and road transport), describes some of the harmful effects (sleep disturbances, breast cancer) and discusses the available safety and health measures for against these effects (work rests, work-time organization and regulatory measures).
Descriptors (primary) work organization; work time schedules; shift work; night work
Descriptors (secondary) workbreaks; breast cancer; functional digestive disorders; sleep disturbances; air transport
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational physiology
Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
Hours of work