Organization of Work: Standard Shiftwork Index

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Standard Shiftwork Index

http://time.iguw.tuwien.ac.at/technical.htm

ID = 090

Content Area(s)

  • Work schedules (work hours)

Instrument Type

Questionnaire

Occupation and Sector Specificity

Occupation(s): Generic

Sector(s): Generic

Name and Size of Work Organization and/or Workplace Psychosocial Measures

Details of shift system (24 items)

Other Content Areas Included in the Instrument

Mental health measures (4 items)

Physical health measures (2 items)

Personality measures (3 items)

Developmental Status of the Instrument:

Instrument used widely; well-defined properties.

Languages

Original: English

Other: No

Reliability and Validity Information (or Relevant Citation)

Barton J, Costa G, Smith L, Spelten E, Totterdell P, Folkard S (1995) The Standard Shiftwork Index: A battery of questionnaires for assessing shiftwork-related problems, Work & Stress, 9:3-30.

Selected Reference

Barton J, Costa G, Smith L, Spelten E, Totterdell P, Folkard S (1995) The Standard Shiftwork Index: A battery of questionnaires for assessing shiftwork-related problems, Work & Stress, 9:3-30.

Accessibility of the Instrument

Public Domain

User Fees

None

Where to Obtain a Copy of the Instrument

The instrument can be downloaded from the Working Time Society Web site, located at: http://time.iguw.tuwien.ac.at/technical.htm.