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ID (ISN) del documento54217
Número CIS 90-1382
ISSN - Título de la serie 0301-0023 - Journal of the Society of Occupational Medicine
Año 1989
Número de serie
Autor(es) Lees R.E.M., Laundry B.R.
Título Comparison of reported workplace morbidity in 8-hour and 12-hour shifts in one plant
Información bibliográfica Autumn 1989, Vol.39, No.3, p.81-84. 15 ref.
Resumen A retrospective study of the minor morbidity diagnoses of 775 workers during two 10-year periods was undertaken. During the first, they worked an 8-hour rotating shift, during the second, a 12-hour shift system. Stress related symptoms were identified from medical reports kept by the plant health service. By age-sex standardisation and the calculation of morbidity ratios and confidence intervals, it was shown that the introduction of the 12-hour shift system was accompanied by a statistically significant fall in the incidence of stress-related complaints such as headaches, gastrointestinal upsets and alcohol-related complaints. No reduction was found in the incidence of other illness complaints, considered to be unrelated to stress.
Descriptores (primarios) trabajo por turnos; efectos neuropsíquicos; factores de estrés; morbilidad
Descriptores (secundarios) alcoholismo; jaqueca; observación de larga duración; investigaciones sobre el estrés; diarrea
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Ergonomia, organización del trabajo
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Mental stress and burnout
Abuso de alcohol y drogas
Diseases of the nervous system