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1617 Ageing and shiftwork
  1. Clas-Håkan Nygård1,
  2. Frida Marina Fischer2
  1. 1Faculty of Social Sciences, Health Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland
  2. 2School of Public Health, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


Aim of this special session Ageing and shiftwork is a rather new and ‘hot topic’ because of the intentions to prolong working lives in many countries. Because shiftwork could be very demanding for older employees it need more attention than earlier.

1Anne-Helene Garde, 2Janet Barnes- Farrell, 3Jeanne Duffy, 4Karin Proper, 5Jill Dorrian, 6Prakash KC

1The National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark

2University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA

3Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

4National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

5University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

6Faculty of Social Sciences (Health Science), University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland

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