Archive for July 9th, 2015

7/7, 14/14, 21/13!? What’s the best rotation?

Posted July 9, 2015 by Blog AdministratorLabour Market Information

Ready for our next fact on Alberta’s oil and gas rotational workforce? Here it is!

Fact #3: There is no best rotation. Rotations with equal work and time off are the most effective at ensuring workers get enough downtime.

The impact of working long hours for many days or nights in a row on worker safety is a concern for rotational employees. The research we analyzed for our report does not point to any one best rotation – rather, it suggests equal work/time-off rotations are most conducive to ensuring long-term operations workers get enough downtim... Continue reading