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Clockwork present at International Shiftwork Conference, Brazil

6th November

São Paulo, Brazil

Clockwork’s Principal Researcher, Dr Katharina Lederle, presented a paper at the 21st International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil between 4th-8th November.

Dr Lederle’s paper, titled “Identifying fatigue hazards and checking compliance against company and industry standards in a global mining operation” describes the work Clockwork has conducted for Denver-based Newmont mining.

The Symposium is organized by members of the Working Time Society, and of the Scientific Committee on Shiftwork and Working Time of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH). The 21st International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time is organised by the School of Public Health, University of São Paulo and FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The theme of the 21st edition of this International Symposium that will be held in Brazil is the 24-hour society: the uninterrupted availability of services and products in several large cities worldwide. The Symposium belongs with the field of Occupational Health and focuses on several sectors of the economy such as energy production and distribution, water and sewage treatment, electrical networks maintenance, oil production and distribution, petrochemical industries, and high technology companies, besides services essential for the health and safety of the population.

More information about the event can be found here