The International Labor Office in 2003 reports that working hours in the United States exceed Japan and most of western Europe. Both shift work and long work hours have been associated with health and safety risks.
This page provides links to NIOSH publications and other resources that address demanding work schedules.
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NIOSH Blog: NIOSH Research on Work Schedules and Work-related Sleep Loss
Overtime and Extended Work Shifts: Recent Findings on Illnesses, Injuries and Health Behaviors
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-143
Presents a review of the methods...
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