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Determining The Best or Optimal Shift Pattern for your Operation

The optimal work schedule for any facility is one that balances operational requirements, employee preferences and lifestyle issues, and the human factors considerations that influence safety and employee performance.

Finding the ideal schedule for a particular facility—one that will minimize the costs, risks, and liabilities of the 24/7 operation—requires careful attention to the process of shift schedule design. In other words, who chooses the shift schedule and how they choose it is vital to its success. Read this white paper and learn about the key factors that impact the success of shift schedule.

Alternative Shift Schedules

Additional Resources

Advantages & Disadvantages of 

12-Hour Shifts

Determining The Best or Optimal Shift Pattern for your Operation

A balanced perspective representing both ShiftWorker and Management's views.

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