Another informative podcast by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS).
Preventing Health Risks Associated with Shiftwork

Dr. Robert Whiting, from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), discusses various health risks associated with shiftwork and how they can be minimized.

  • Released: August 19, 2014
  • File Size:  8.13 mb
  • Length:  8:52 minutes


«Preventing Health Risks Associated with Shiftwork»

M. Robert Whiting, Ph.D., du Centre canadien d'hygiène et de sécurité au travail (CCHST), s'intéresse aux différents risques pour la santé liés au travail par quarts, de même qu'à la façon de les réduire au minimum.

  • Date de diffusion : le 19 août 2014
  • Taille du fichier: 8.13 mb
  • Durée:  8 :52 minutes
Direct download: Episode94_ShiftWorkHealthEffects_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10am EDT

  • Further aggravating a disrupted sleep cycle, is the addition of what are coined "road pops". Habit of some shiftworkers to consume alcohol and drugs immediately following end of shifts. The reasoning usually given is that " I need it to unwind before I go home". Difficulty in monitoring, only when workplace areas including parking lots are not using recorded surveillance. Going home safe means actually arriving, not just surviving the workplace.

    posted by: Keith Voykin on 2014-09-18 19:16:15

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