A Comparison of Work-Related Injuries Among Shiftworkers and Non-Shiftworkers

Research has shown that the injury rate for shiftworkers is higher than the injury rate for non-shiftworkers. The aim of this report is to determine whether the elevated risk of shiftwork affects all groups of shiftworkers or only particular groups of shiftworkers. This is achieved by analysing statistics from a nationally representative survey that was undertaken in 2013–14. The report also analyses the characteristics and outcomes of work-related injuries to determine whether there are significant differences between shiftworkers and non-shiftworkers.

Source: http://www.safeworkaustralia.gov.au/sites/swa/about/publications/pages/comparison-of-work-related-injuries-shiftworkers-non-shiftworkers

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