Overtime and Extended Shifts This report provides an integrative review of 52 recently published research reports that examine the associations between long working hours and illnesses, injuries, health behaviors, and performance.
Plain Language About Shiftwork Demanding work schedules are a fact of life in modern, 24-hour society. Goods are produced and services are provided at all hours of the day and night. Because of this, people are required to work at all hours. These kinds of work schedules can be quite a strain and can affect a worker’s safety or health.
Shiftwork Lifestyle Training: Employee and Employer Benefits Extended hours employees (shiftworkers) face considerable challenges compared to their day-working counterparts. Family and social life can suffer, especially for those who work in the evening or on weekends. Health can also be affected if not properly managed.