Night work, long work weeks, and risk of accidental injuries

A register-based study
Danish employees with night work had a higher ratio of accidental injuries compared to day workers. Awareness should be raised in order to prevent injuries in the future. No association between weekly
working hours and accidental injuries were found. Thus it appears that the current regulation ensures that long weekly working hours does not imply an increased risk of injuries.

Source: Larsen, A. D., Hannerz, H., Møller, S. V., Dyreborg, J., Bonde, J. P., Hansen, J., ... & Garde, A. H. (2017). Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health.

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