Extended working hours: Impacts on workers

  • Authors: Mitchell, D.; Gallagher, T.
  • Publication Year: 2010
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Forest Operations Review, Summer, 2010 12(3):24-26


Some logging business owners are trying to manage their equipment assets by increasing the scheduled machine hours. The intent is to maximize the total tons produced by a set of equipment. This practice is referred to as multi-shifting, double-shifting, or extended working hours. One area often overlooked is the impact that working non-traditional hours can have on workers.

  • Citation: Mitchell, D.; Gallagher, T., 2010. Extended working hours: Impacts on workers. Forest Operations Review, Summer, 2010 12(3):24-26.
  • Posted Date: September 20, 2010
  • Modified Date: September 21, 2010
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