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    Author(s): D. Mitchell; T. Gallagher
    Date: 2010
    Source: Forest Operations Review, Summer, 2010 12(3):24-26
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Some logging business owners are trying to manage their equipment assets by increasing the scheduled machine hours. The intent is to maximize the total tons produced by a set of equipment. This practice is referred to as multi-shifting, double-shifting, or extended working hours. One area often overlooked is the impact that working non-traditional hours can have on workers.

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    Mitchell, D.; Gallagher, T. 2010. Extended working hours: Impacts on workers. Forest Operations Review, Summer, 2010 12(3):24-26.

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