Do Firefighter Shift Schedules Affect Sleep Quality?

A recent study investigated the relationship between sleep quality and three popular shift schedules — 24on/48off, 48on/96off, and Kelly (on/off/on/off/on/off/off/off/off) — at six fire departments in three southwestern U.S. states. Shift schedules that disrupt circadian rhythms contribute to poor sleep quality; the greater the disruption, the poorer the sleep quality.…


Feb 2018

Safety, Health, Wellness, and Training Roundtable – 02/05/2018 - 02/06/2018 at All Day
Daily Dispatch

RSS Daily Dispatch: Oregon News

  • Crew responds to fire at Tigard law office, no injuries January 17, 2018
    Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue firefighters extinguished a fire at a law office in Tigard early Wednesday morning. At 2:05 a.m., a TVF&R crew responded to a fire alarm at a building near Southwest Hampton Street and Southwest 66th Avenue. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found a two-story law office full of smoke. […]