work shift


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Noun1.work shift - the time period during which you are at work
hours - a period of time assigned for work; "they work long hours"
workday, working day - the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage; "they work an 8-hour day"
go, spell, tour, turn - a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
trick - a period of work or duty
watch - a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty
day shift - the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
evening shift, swing shift - the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight)
graveyard shift, night shift - the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
split shift - a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between
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Royal Oman Police officers work with an official work shift will work from 8:30 am to 1 pm, while police departments following two work shifts will instead be at work from 8:30am to 5 pm PM.
The District Control Room would work shift wise and staff has been posted in shift wise duties.
Among recorded data: gender; date of birth; date of recruitment; the type of contract (open-ended, fixed-term, externally-funded, consultancy); task; work shift schedule; workplace (Mina Sur, Mina Subterranea, Saladillo and Planta Filtro).
The term work shift explains a job timetable in which employees work hours are other than the regular hours of 8:00 a.m.
The system can stage a full work shift of tablets and then automatically move and dump the barrels.
Table 1 presents the personal characteristics of the participants according to their work shift. Age of workers in non-shift group was slightly higher than that of those in the work shift group (35.7 [+ or -] 8.8 versus 34.0 [+ or -] 10.4 years).
1 February 2010 - Agri Star Meat and Poultry, the new owner of the Agriprocessors kosher meat plant in Postville, Iowa, is planning to restart its beef line and expand turkey processing at the location by adding a second work shift.
A long work shift, as you well know, could be as long as 60 hours; shifts of 24 to 30 hours have been common practice.
The design offers benefits to food processors including improved logistics and process efficiencies and labor savings of three-to-four full-time employees per work shift. The system's Infiniti[TM] Plus programmable controller provides protection against washdown water and condensation thanks to a highly durable polymeric housing that protects the weighing apparatus equally well in cold work environments or during hot washdowns and high-pressure washing.
Just one work shift in a smoky Oregon bar led to increased levels of a biomarker for a carcinogen in the urine of bar wait staff, researchers from the Multnomah County Health Department and Oregon Public Health Division have reported.
The employer shall maintain in the workplace copies of the required material safety data sheets for each hazardous chemical and shall ensure that they are readily accessible during each work shift to employees when they are in their work area(s).