Sleep and Shiftwork
To promote optimal health and well-being, adults aged 18–60 years are recommended to sleep at least 7 hours each night. Sleeping <7 hours per night is associated with various adverse health outcomes.
Sleep needs vary across ages and are especially impacted by lifestyle and health. To determine how much sleep you need, it's important to assess not only where you fall on the "sleep needs spectrum," but also to examine what lifestyle factors are affecting the quality and quantity of your sleep such as work schedules and stress.
|(National Sleep Foundation)|
This education site provides information on Healthy Sleep, Getting Sleep and Treating Apnea.
|(Harvard Medical School)|
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.
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.
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)|
Shiftworkers and night workers are often tires and sleepy because of their work schedule...
The term "rotational shiftwork" covers a wide variety of work schedules and implies that shifts rotate or change according to a set schedule...
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.