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Managing Shift Work


Do you remember the good old days, when work was 9 to 5, and the weekend was a time to relax and potter around the garden, or spend time looking at the backs of your eyelids' Ahh… bliss… Unfortunately, the world doesn’t sleep any more. And balancing 24/7 business needs with the needs of employees can make you feel like a ringmaster in the Circus of Despair.

Thankfully, there is a solution to at least some of your problems. It all comes down to how well you manage shift workers. Get it right, and your team will be happier, healthier, safer, and more productive. So, don’t despair. This course will help you manage shift work successfully.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Recognise the risks of shift work
  • Define your shift-management responsibilities
  • Identify appropriate workloads for shift workers
  • Apply shift-management techniques to improve the workplace environment

Why should I take this course?

Managing shift work correctly can be a real balancing act. If you want to do it successfully, then this course is for you. It’ll show you what the perils of shift work are and explain your responsibilities. You’ll also see what appropriate workloads for shift workers look like and learn to apply techniques that’ll make your workplace a happier, safer, and more productive place to be.