There are many occupations that require staff 24/7. Healthcare, construction, law enforcement, long-haul truckers, and maintenance jobs. All of these occupations could require that you work the “graveyard shift” at some point. Working the graveyard shift, or overnight, can be strenuous. In some cases, it can even be dangerous.
There are around 15 million Americans that work overnight or work swing shifts. Unfortunately, that means that there are 15 million people who are exposed to the challenges and safety risks of working these strenuous hou