Sleep and Shiftwork

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Aug 2013

Sleep and Health Education Program: Division of Sleep Medicine, Harvard Medical School

http://healthysleep.med.harvard.edu/portal/

This education site provides information on Healthy Sleep, Getting Sleep and Treating Apnea.

(Harvard Medical School)
Aug 2013

National Sleep Foundation: Sleep-Wake Cycle: Its Physiology and Impact on Health (PDF)

http://www.sleepfoundation.org/sites/default/files/SleepWakeCycle.pdf

Sleep-Wake Cycle: Its Physiology and Impact on Health was independently created by the National Sleep Foundation and was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.

(NSF)
Apr 2012

MMWR: Short Sleep Duration Among Workers — United States, 2010

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6116a2.htm

To assess the prevalence of short sleep duration among workers, CDC analyzed data from the 2010 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS). The analysis compared sleep duration by age group, race/ethnicity, sex, marital status, education, and employment characteristics.

(CDC)
Mar 2012

NIOSH Science Blog: Sleep and Work

http://blogs.cdc.gov/niosh-science-blog/2012/03/sleep-and-work/

In honor of National Sleep Awareness Week, we have summarized the sleep and work issue below and, in a companion blog tomorrow, will highlight NIOSH research in this area.

(NIOSH)
Sep 2005

Fighting the Fatigue Factor

http://www.ishn.com/articles/83694-fighting-the-fatigue-factor

So what can you do to minimize risks in the face of the overtime challenge? Here are 12 tips to reduce the likelihood of safety and health problems.

(Industrial Safety and Health News)
Nov 2004

Plain Language About Shiftwork (PDF)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/97-145/

Shiftworkers and night workers are often tires and sleepy because of their work schedule...

(NIOSH)
Mar 2004

OSH Answers: Rotational Shiftwork

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/shiftwrk.html

The term "rotational shiftwork" covers a wide variety of work schedules and implies that shifts rotate or change according to a set schedule...

(CCOHS)
Mar 2004

Managing Shiftwork: Health and Safety Hazards

http://www.labour.gov.sk.ca/Default.aspx?DN=17955a07-6146-4d09-8fd5-c4f64cf8a432

Information from Saskatchewan Labour on managing shiftwork and controlling occupational hazards affecting shiftworkers.

(Saskatchewan Labour)
Dec 2002

Shiftworker Online

http://members.tripod.com/%7Eshiftworker/

This web page is about the different aspects of shiftwork. It is intended for the shiftworker or anyone wanting to know more about shiftwork or why their shiftworking spouse, friend or neighbour, look, feel and act the way they do.

(PRSNL)