ABSTRACT

Setting and Enforcing Maximum Shift Lengths at Incident Sites   [open pdf - 54KB]

Fatigue and stress can affect emergency responders during long shifts of difficult work. Emergency managers and others in charge must set a maximum shift length for recovery workers, generally one twelve-hour shift per day per worker. Managers should set a proper example by following the rules themselves.

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2004-07-20?
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