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May 05, 2004, 01:00 ET

New Study Finds That Bright Office Light Increases Employee Performance

LEXINGTON, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Improved office lighting can increase employee performance by up to 20%, according to a new study by...

Apr 21, 2004, 01:00 ET

Circadian's Director of Research and Development to Address National Conference on Occupational Safety and Health

LEXINGTON, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees working long or irregular hours face definite challenges in maintaining a good safety and...

Apr 07, 2004, 01:00 ET

Participate in Circadian's 2005 Shiftwork Practices Survey: Annual Report Provides Mission-Critical Data to Managers of Extended Hours Operations

LEXINGTON, Mass., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- While the advantages of running a business beyond the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. are obvious, there are...

Apr 03, 2004, 00:00 ET

Daylight Savings Time: Lost Hour Shouldn't Mean Lost Dollars, Experts Say

LEXINGTON, Mass., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- This weekend, most Americans will set all of their clocks, in watches, computers, DVD players,...

Mar 04, 2004, 00:00 ET

New Ergonomics Research Shows Many Extended Hours Workers May Be at Unecessary Risk Of Injury

LEXINGTON, Mass., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Limited employee involvement in schedule selection, long work days, and an excess of consecutive work...

Feb 17, 2004, 00:00 ET

Human Resource Managers Have Been Absent Members of the Extended Hours Operations Management Team

LEXINGTON, Mass., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Among US companies with extended hours operations, only 21% reported that they provided human resource...

Dec 10, 2003, 00:00 ET

Fatigue Levels Rising in Extended Hours Operations, Leading to a 15X Increase in Workers' Compensation Claims

LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended hours operations with employees on the job outside of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. have significantly...

Dec 04, 2003, 00:00 ET

Heavy Snoring and Sleep Apnea Impact Workers' Job Performance and Safety

LEXINGTON, Mass., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended hours workers who report that they usually or always snore loudly when sleeping have a higher...

Dec 03, 2003, 00:00 ET

Circadian Technologies' Working Nights Family Calendar Wins Prestigious Award

LEXINGTON, Mass., and BOSTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Circadian Technologies, Inc. and Hull Creative Group today announced that the League of...

Nov 13, 2003, 00:00 ET

Overtime in U.S. Extended Hour Operations Continues to Rise

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. employers are pushing employees to work longer hours, with overtime levels among workers in...

Oct 22, 2003, 01:00 ET

Choosing The Right Shift Schedule Optimizes Safety, Quality, And Production Efficiency

LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- When demand rises, smart companies rise to meet it -- by balancing production requirements with the...

Oct 15, 2003, 01:00 ET

Extended Hours Workers More Prone to Major Health Problems and Divorce

LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees regularly working evening and night shifts in 24/7 operations suffer higher rates of...

Sep 23, 2003, 01:00 ET

Work Place Dangers are Greater for Hispanics than for Other Ethnic Groups

LEXINGTON, Mass., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- On-the-job fatalities and work days lost due to injuries and illnesses among U.S. workers of Hispanic...

Aug 12, 2003, 01:00 ET

Companies Can Reap Large Returns by Offering Employees Off Hours Child Care Assistance

LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Companies with extended hours operations can achieve significant reductions in costs due to employee...

Aug 07, 2003, 01:00 ET

Maggie's Law Underscores Importance of Corporate Fatigue Management

LEXINGTON, Mass., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Maggie's Law, the recently signed New Jersey statute which turns drowsy driving into a criminal offense,...

Jul 14, 2003, 01:00 ET

Companies With Extended Hours Operations Losing Major Profit Gains

LEXINGTON, Mass., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Extended hours (shiftwork) operations offer major advantages to retail, health care, manufacturing and...

Mar 26, 2003, 00:00 ET

Shift Schedule Optimizes Safety, Quality, and Production Efficiency

LEXINGTON, Mass., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees at Dunlop Slazenger's golf ball and equipment manufacturing facility in Westminster, South...

Nov 19, 2002, 00:00 ET

2002 Shiftwork Practices Survey Shows 24/7 Workforce Overworked, Undersupported

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Management actions taken during the 2001-2002 economic recession have significantly challenged 24/7...

Nov 13, 2002, 00:00 ET

2003 Calendar Recognizes Unique Needs of Shiftworkers & Their Families

LEXINGTON, Mass., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2003 edition of the Working Nights Family Calendar is now available. The calendar, which has been...

Dec 19, 2001, 00:00 ET

Isis Pharmaceuticals and Circadian Technologies Form Antisense Therapeutics Limited

CARLSBAD, Calif., and MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISIP) and Circadian Technologies Limited...