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The Worker Institute brings together researchers, educators and students with practitioners in labor, business and policymaking to address issues related to confronting systemic inequality and building a fair economy, robust democracy and just society. We will share opinion, analysis, research, data, insights and training from our faculty and staff.

Free Webinar: Shiftwork, Long Hours of Work, and Fatigue

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The Worker Institute presents: Free Workplace Health and Safety Virtual Series

Next webinar: Friday, March 11th, 2022, 11 AM - 12 PM

Learn from and ask your questions to a certified industrial hygienist, biologist and chemist and expert on occupational health and safety.

The pandemic caused an awakening in the world of work and in U.S. workplaces. As workers juggle the stresses and anxieties of returning to work and grapple with the realizations and changes of the past two years, the Worker Institute is offering a free webinar series on these and other workplace health and safety issues.

Join us on Friday, March 11th, 2022 to learn about Shiftwork, Long Hours of Work, and Fatigue.
 

Shiftwork, Long Hours of Work, and Fatigue

Key Takeaways

  • Effects of shift work and desynchronization; circadian rhythm, desynchronization as a potential long-term stressor
  • Adverse health effects; work hours and occupational exposure limits
  • Behavioral consequences: errors; accidents; abuse of food or drugs
  • Social consequences: security issues; isolation; family discord
  • Reducing the impact of shift work and long hours of work: what the employer could do; what the employee could do

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Future Webinars:

  • Job Hazard Analysis with Considerations for Disabilities: Friday, April 8th, 2022, 11 AM - 12 PM
  • Cytomegalovirus Protection and Prevention: an Issue for Daycare and Childcare Providers: Friday, May 13th, 2022, 11 AM - 12 PM
  • Vulnerability Analysis: Preventing the Next Crisis in your Workplace: Friday, June 10th, 2022, 11 AM - 12 PM

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