Sleep and shift work
Good sleep helps you to be able to cope with stress more effectively, and is important for memory and focus. However, for shift workers, getting a good sleep can be difficult. This guide has tips that can help.
Good sleep helps to keep you healthy, mentally sharp, and able to cope with stress more effectively. However, for shift workers, getting a good sleep can be difficult. This is a problem because being sleep affected at work can affect your memory and your ability to focus can become impaired.
This one-page PDF guide from Unilever explores what shift workers can do to get a good sleep, including taking a break from night work, light exposure and tips for winding down for a rest in the daytime.
You can share this document within your workplace to help improve the sleep of your colleagues who work night shifts, or you can use it as the basis for your own organisation’s sleep guide.