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workplace safety
Jun 10

Workplace safety on night shifts

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

Millions of Americans work night shifts permanently or routinely rotate in and out of working the night shift. Unfortunately, staying up at night affects the body’s natural circadian rhythm, which not only affects the health of workers, but also has the potential to affect workplace safety as well. According to Medical News Today, disrupting the […]

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Apr 07

Disadvantages to Working the Night Shift

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

As a night shift worker, you serve an incredibly important purpose of taking care of others, protecting society or an organization at night, or running complicated machinery. While your job requires alertness and often times, high-stakes decision making, the hours you work may cause you to be more tired than normal workers because you’re working […]

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Mar 16

The health hazards of shift work (infographic)

By Dr Pushpa Chandra

EKU Occupational Safety Program Shift Workers in the United States According to recent statistics, there are 15 million Americans whose full-time jobs require them to work the night shift or work irregular hours. Of the full-time workers being paid an hourly wage or receiving a salary, 15% of them work their shifts outside the conventional hours […]

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