Understanding shift work
How should shift workers behave?
Sleep rest During the absence of a shift, you should have enough rest. Get 8 hours of sleep, if not enough rest, brain function will decrease. More importantly, the mattress should be properly arranged. Because sleep during the day. There will be quite a lot of interference Curtains and windows may be closed to result in a good night’s sleep.
Eating If you have to stay at night Should not eat food that is too heavy. Or eat food, should eat just not to feel hungry Then go to eat a heavy breakfast to get a good night’s sleep Then after 8 hours of sleep and wake up in the afternoon.
Then to eat lunch And dinner as usual before entering the event It is important to eat nutritious food.
Exercise For people working late shifts Should not exercise too hard. It will make the body tired during work As for those who work in the morning and afternoon shifts Should exercise regularly.
Shift changes should always shift forward. Do not switch back and forth. The body tired Feeling more sleep deprived, such as changing from morning shift to afternoon shift Switch from afternoon shift to night shift.
Time shifts People who work in shifts often have different life periods.
Impact of shift work
Shift work affects both short-term and long-term health.
•However, shift workers should take good care of their health and have a pattern. From a way of life that is different from the natural body clock. Both in eating, sleeping, and doing various activities to maintain their own physical and mental health.