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Title:
Making shift work tolerable
Author:
Monk, Timothy H.
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Publication Information:
London : Taylor & Francis, 1992.
Physical Description:
94 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780850668223
Format :
Book

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Central Library RC963.5.S54 M66 1992 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

This text guides the reader through the many forms of shiftwork, adopting a broad definition as being any regularly-taken employment outside the "day working window" 06.00 to 18.00. The experiences of shiftworkers are described, along with those


Table of Contents

Sleep and the biological clock
social challenges to the shift worker
stress and strain
health consequences
performance and safety consequences
inter-individual differences
coping strategies for the worker
strategies for the employer

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