How to Stay Healthy While Working 12-Hour Shifts

 In Nurses Weekly

For nurses, there are some pretty hefty drawbacks to working 12 hours at a stretch including increased risk for reduced job performance, obesity, injuries and a wide range of chronic diseases.

But 12-hour shifts aren’t going anywhere anytime soon, so you’re left with the option of controlling the negatives to fully enjoy all the positives.

Experts who work with nurses or are nurses themselves have the following advice for their fellow long-shift workers…

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