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Document ID (ISN)50183
CIS number 88-1385
ISSN - Serial title 0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Moretz S.
Title Rotational shifts: are they harmful to workers' health?
Bibliographic information Oct. 1987, Vol.49, No.10, p.54-57. Illus.
Abstract The literature is reviewed and a discussion is held with a specialist to determine the effects of rotational shift work. Lack of sleep and serious physical-health and mental-stress problems are found. The benefits and advantages are also pointed out. Indicators for monitoring the effects, shift factors and trade union involvement are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) shift work; health hazards; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; biological effects; psychological effects; heart diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation