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Safety for Shift Workers

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Lately I have noticed a very distinct trend with questions and stories that clients/associates are telling me in relation to shift work.  Most comments seem to be linked to safety.  There are, of course, many important wellness related topics for shift workers and many of these topics affect safety.  Shift Work Wellness/Safety becomes quite ‘front and centre’ in an organization when someone gets hurt or a ‘near miss’ accident occurs.  It seems to me that when a shift worker is not taking care of them self they are far more likely to get hurt.  A lot of this is linked to fatigue.  Fatigue has the effects (more…)