Shift-work continues to be a frequently found working time model. It is associated with physically exhausting production work that is carried out primarily by men. This is one of the possible reasons that gender aspects are rarely integrated into the valid and applicable health and safety protection regulations. The findings of the BIBB/BAuA 2012 Employment Survey make clear that different working conditions exist in typical male and female occupations - and that this is also the case with shift-workers.
Shift-work isn't just shift-work. BIBB/BAuA-Factsheet 21
1. edition. Dortmund: Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin 2017. pages 2, PDF file, DOI: 10.21934/baua:facts20170604
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