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Shiftwork and Gender Differences

Some articles focused around shiftwork and gender issues.


Title Year

Citation & Downloadlink
Contributot Notes & Abstract

Lowson E, Arber S

CITATION: Gender, Work and Organization. May 2013 (online).

TITLE: Preparing, Working, Recovering: Gendered Experiences of Night Work among Women and their Families.

Smith P, Ibrahim-Dost J, Keegel T, MacFarlane E

CITATION: JOEM. 2013; 55(8) 932-936

Gender differences in the relationship between shift work and work injury: examining the influence of dependent children

Wirtz, A., Lombardi, D.A., Willetts, J.L., Folkard, S., Christiani, D.C.

CITATION: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 2012; 38(4):349-357

Gender differences in the effect of weekly working hours on occupational injury risk in the United States working population

Tucker P, Folkard S

CITATION: Conditions of Work and employment series no. 31. 2012; ILO: Geneva

TITLE: Working Time, Health and Safety: a Research Synthesis Paper

Wong I, McLeod C, Demers P
CITATION: Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health. 2011; 37(1) 54-61

Shift work trends and risk of work injury among Canadian workers
Rotenberg L, Portela L, Banks B, Griep R, Fischer F, Landsbergis P. CITATION: Applied Ergonomics. 2008; 39(5), 646-652

A gender approach to work ability and its relationship to professional and domestic work hours among nursing personnel
Hirose, T CITATION: Industrial Health. 2005; 43(1), 58-62

An occupational health physician’s report on the improvement in the sleeping conditions of night shift workers
Rotenberg L, Portela L, Marcondes W, Moreno C, Nascimento C CITATION: Cadernos De Saúde Pública/Ministério Da Saúde, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Escola Nacional De Saúde Pública. 2001; 17(3), 639-649

[Gender and night work: Sleep, daily life and the experiences of night shift workers]

Marquié J, Foret  J.

CITATION: Journal of Sleep Research. 1999; 8(4), 297-304.

TITLE: Sleep, age and shiftwork experience
Hakola T, Härmä M, Laitinen, J CITATION:Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 1996; 22(2), 133-138

Circadian adjustment of men and women to night work

Oginska H, Pokorski J, Oginski A

CITATION: Ergonmics. 1993; 36(1-3), 161-168

TITLE: Gender, aging and shift work intolerance

Tepas D, Duchon J, Gersten A
CITATION: Experimental Aging Research. 1993; 19(4), 295-320

TITLE: Shiftwork and the older worker

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