Industrial shift systems.

@article{Smith1998IndustrialSS,
  title={Industrial shift systems.},
  author={Lawrence L. Smith and Ian Macdonald and Simon Folkard and Philip Tucker},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={1998},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={273-80}
}
This technical report describes the identification of shift systems worked by industrial shiftworkers in England, Scotland and Wales. A diverse range of shift systems were reported to be in operation across 27 industrial sectors. Companies employed up to 14 different shift systems at a particular site. The numbers of shiftworkers on a given shift schedule ranged from 1 to 2977. Most systems employed fewer than 100 people. The majority of rotas were regular, rotating systems. The most common… CONTINUE READING

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