New Research on Ideal Shift Length

Recent studies on the ideal shift length for law-enforcement officers–among whom sleep problems prevail–have shown that 10-hour shifts are probably better than 8-hour shifts in terms of their long-term benefits:  Officers tend to get more sleep and work fewer overtime hours when working 10-hour shifts. As might be expected, officers working 12-hour shifts reported higher […]

Asleep on the Job Again!

“On Sunday, March 11, the beginning of daylight savings time, clocks will move forward an hour and everyone can enjoy additional sunlight at the end of the day.  Unfortunately, this change also means that many sleep schedules will be affected – which can have health and safety consequences,” reports EHS Today in an article on […]