WORK SCHEDULES: SHIFT WORK AND LONG HOURS
NIOSH Training for Nurses on Shift Work and Long Work Hours
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2015-115
Online, multimedia, and interactive training can help nurses and their managers better cope with the demands of shift work and long work hours. Other persons with a health science background may also find the training helpful. Part 1 and 2 of the course take about 1.5 hours each to complete. Continuing education certificates are available.
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 and findings from 52 studies that examined the relationship between long work hours and selected health outcomes. Also provides recommendations on issues and priorities to consider in future research.
Plain Language About Shiftwork
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-145
- Page last reviewed: August 5, 2015
- Page last updated: January 6, 2016
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Division of Applied Research and Technology