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4-4, 4-4, 12-Hour Rotation Shift Pattern

4-4, 4-4, 12-Hour Rotation Shift Pattern

 

The 4-4, 4-4, 12-hour, rotation Shift Pattern is common in the healthcare industry and process manufacturing and provides 24-hour coverage. This pattern is made up of 4 teams (or crews) and 2, 12-hour, Shift Durations. This shift pattern occurs on a 16-day cycle, in which teams work for a total of 8 days, with a total of 8 days off. In this rotation, teams work 4 day shifts, have 4 days off, work 4 nights shifts, and end with 4 days off.

 

Pros of the 4-4, 4-4, 12-Hour, Rotation Shift Schedule:

  • Employees regularly get 4 consecutive days off
  • Employees have 4 days to recover before switching from day shifts to night shifts

 

Cons of the 4-4, 4-4, 12-Hour, Rotation Shift Schedule:

  • Employees work 12 hour shifts which can lead to fatigue and productivity issues

 

 

The WorkSight Scheduler is fully equipped to help you implement the 4-4, 4-4, 12-Hour, Rotation Shift Pattern. Built to help businesses that operate 24/7, 365 days a year, with equal levels of workload around the clock or unbalanced loads varying by shift. The WorkSight team knows the value of establishing stability in the schedule while equalizing the burden of working undesirable shift times, which means that we can help you get any Shift Pattern in place for your organization. Contact us to learn more, or to schedule a demo.

 

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