Effect of Job Rotation on Work Demands, Workload, and Recovery of Refuse Truck Drivers and Collectors

@article{Kuijer2004EffectOJ,
  title={Effect of Job Rotation on Work Demands, Workload, and Recovery of Refuse Truck Drivers and Collectors},
  author={P. Paul F. M. Kuijer and Wiebe H. K. de Vries and Allard J. van der Beek and Jaap H. van Die{\"e}n and Bart Visser and Monique H. W. Frings-Dresen},
  journal={Human factors},
  year={2004},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={437-48}
}
Job rotation is often advocated to reduce workload, but its efficacy has seldom been investigated. The aim of this study is to compare the work demands, workload, and recovery among truck driving, refuse collecting, and rotating between these two jobs, between days and during the day. Three teams of 3 employees each participated in this study. Work demands were assessed by systematic observation of tasks and activities. Workload was quantified by means of heart rate, oxygen uptake, subjective… CONTINUE READING

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