Adopt wellbeing-fostering policies

Means

Description

Smart shift scheduling

Favouring a fast-forward (clockwise) rotating shift pattern that involves only 1−3 consecutive night shifts, and avoiding short (< 11 hours) shift intervals such as a morning shift following an evening shift. These arrangements promote recovery between work shifts and good work-flow among shift workers.

This means is relatively effortless to put into action, meaning that it's execution does not require major investments as regards personnel, time, or material
Flexible work arrangements

Providing employees the possibility for:

  • flexible working hours
  • remote work
  • adapting work schedules, for example by
    •      working 9-hour days Monday through Friday and only 4 hours on Friday
    •     reducing or giving up working evening and night shifts
    •    reducing weekend work
    •     reducing or giving up intercontinental travelling
    •     avoiding over 40-hour-long work weeks
  • adjusting personal workload to meet physical and mental resources
  • reduced working hours when life situation requires it

This means is relatively effortless to put into action, meaning that it's execution does not require major investments as regards personnel, time, or material
Rest

Arranging employees a possibility to rest during long work shifts.

This means is relatively effortless to put into action, meaning that it's execution does not require major investments as regards personnel, time, or material

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