Tips for shift workers


Published by Bupa's Health Information Team, October 2010.


Further information


  • Harrington JM. Health effects of shift work and extended hours of work. Occup Environ Med, 2001(58):68–72. doi:10.1136/oem.58.1.68
  • Sleep disorders – shift work and jet lag. Clinical Knowledge Summaries. www.cks.nhs.uk, accessed 14 May 2010
  • Hints and tips for shift workers. Health and Safety Executive. www.hse.gov.uk, accessed 14 May 2010
  • Sleeping well. The Royal College of Psychiatrists. www.rcpsych.ac.uk, accessed 10 May 2010
  • Dijk D-J, Archer SN. Light, sleep, and circadian rhythms: together again. PLoS Biol 7(6): e1000145. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000145
  • This information was published by Bupa's Health Information Team and is based on reputable sources of medical evidence. It has been reviewed by appropriate medical or clinical professionals. Photos are only for illustrative purposes and do not reflect every presentation of a condition. The content is intended only for general information and does not replace the need for personal advice from a qualified health professional. For more details on how we produce our content and its sources, visit the About our Health Information page.

    Publication date: December 2010

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