White Paper Available: "The Advantages & Disadvantages of 12-Hour Shifts: A Balanced Perspective"
Circadian Technologies has published a white paper titled:
The Advantages & Disadvantages of 12-Hour Shifts:
A Balanced Perspective
Their press release states:
“12-hour shifts remain a much-debated topic in 24-hour operations. Do they cost more than 8-hour shifts? Are they safe? What impact do they have on alertness, health and productivity?
CIRCADIAN®, the global leader in providing 24/7 workforce performance and safety solutions for businesses that operate around the clock, has collected considerable data on the benefits and complications of 12-hour shifts. The goal of this white paper is to provide you with a balanced perspective of 12-hour shifts – one that will examine the pros and cons from both a management and shiftworker perspective.”
Here’s the link to register to receive this report:
If you are interested in preventing fatigue and developing a fatigue risk management program, sign up for the:
being held on February 27-28, 2012, in Las Vegas just prior to the TapRooT® Summit.
This training, being provided by Circadian Technologies, will help you:
• Design and implement a cost-effective Fatigue-Risk Management System
• Assess the risks and costs of fatigue in your business
• Determine safe staffing levels and optimal shift/duty patterns for your operation
• Train employees and supervisors to mitigate fatigue risk
• Improve employee health, safety, and quality of life
Also, the Summit (February 29 – March 2 in Las Vegas) has two sessions on fatigue as well as other sessions on improving human performance. Don’t miss it!