Existing recommendations for the organization and design of shift work will be extended to optimize the prevention of potential health effects. The characteristics of specific shift systems for sleep, cancer and other chronic diseases will be investigated and exposures associated with shift work will be considered. Individual influencing factors such as chronotype and age will be given special focus.
-cross sectoral-Type of hazard:
work-related diseases, work-related health hazards, work organization/safety and health managementCatchwords:
workplace design, working time, physical strain/stressDescription, key words:
shift work, organisation of work, prevention, chronotype