Shift work : Consequences and management

  title={Shift work : Consequences and management},
  author={Atanu Kumar Pati and Arti Chandrawanshi and Alain Reinberg},
Shift work is a form of work scheduling involving a process in which a group of workers succeed each other at the same workstation in shifts. The shifts can be organized either in a rotating, a continuous or a discontinuous fashion. Notwithstanding the patterns of work scheduling, it has been unequivocally accepted that shift work in general disrupts biological rhythms, sleep and social life. In addition, shift work leads to a number of clinical and non-clinical problems. It retards human… CONTINUE READING