Simon Folkard

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Shift work, safety and productivity
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:95-101. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Shift work, safety, and aging
    Simon Folkard
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Appliquee LAA, Ergonomie Comportement et Interactions EA 4070, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 25:183-98. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictions from the three-process model of alertness
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    IPM, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:A75-83. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Toward a "Risk Index" to assess work schedules
    Simon Folkard
    Laboratoire d Anthropolgie Appliquée, Universite Rene Descartes, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 21:1063-72. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Shiftwork: safety, sleepiness and sleep
    Simon Folkard
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Ind Health 43:20-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling the impact of the components of long work hours on injuries and "accidents"
    Simon Folkard
    Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Laboratoire d Anthropolgie Appliquée, Paris, France
    Am J Ind Med 49:953-63. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Do permanent night workers show circadian adjustment? A review based on the endogenous melatonin rhythm
    Simon Folkard
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Appliquée LAA Ergonomie, Comportement et Interactions EA 4070, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 25:215-24. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimating the circadian rhythm in the risk of occupational injuries and accidents
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    Chronobiol Int 23:1181-92. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of rest breaks on temporal trends in injury risk
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Chronobiol Int 23:1423-34. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in the risk of accidents and injuries and their implications for models of fatigue and performance
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:A161-7. 2004

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Shift work, safety and productivity
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 53:95-101. 2003
    ..However, these factors need to be considered in combination with one another since, for example, a long night shift that includes frequent rest breaks might well prove safer than a shorter night shift with less frequent breaks...
  2. doi request reprint Shift work, safety, and aging
    Simon Folkard
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Appliquee LAA, Ergonomie Comportement et Interactions EA 4070, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 25:183-98. 2008
    ..There is a strong need for future epidemiological studies of the combined effects of shift work and age on injuries and accidents, and that these should attempt to separate the effects of age per se from those of generation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictions from the three-process model of alertness
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    IPM, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:A75-83. 2004
    ..The model is currently being used to evaluate work/rest schedules for navy, airline and railway applications. It is also used for teaching sleep/wake regulation and for generating research hypotheses...
  4. ncbi request reprint Toward a "Risk Index" to assess work schedules
    Simon Folkard
    Laboratoire d Anthropolgie Appliquée, Universite Rene Descartes, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 21:1063-72. 2004
    ..We conclude that our risk-based modeling approach may assist in developing safer work schedules and also increase our understanding of this complex, multifaceted area...
  5. ncbi request reprint Shiftwork: safety, sleepiness and sleep
    Simon Folkard
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, 71 Frankland Road, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    Ind Health 43:20-3. 2005
    ..Finally, the practical implications of the trends in risk for the design of safer shift systems are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Modeling the impact of the components of long work hours on injuries and "accidents"
    Simon Folkard
    Universite Paris Descartes, Faculte de Medecine, Laboratoire d Anthropolgie Appliquée, Paris, France
    Am J Ind Med 49:953-63. 2006
    ..The potential impact of long work hours on health and safety is a major concern that has resulted in various work hour regulations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Do permanent night workers show circadian adjustment? A review based on the endogenous melatonin rhythm
    Simon Folkard
    Laboratoire d Anthropologie Appliquée LAA Ergonomie, Comportement et Interactions EA 4070, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Chronobiol Int 25:215-24. 2008
    ..It is concluded that in normal environments, permanent night-shift systems are unlikely to result in sufficient circadian adjustment in most individuals to benefit health and safety...
  8. ncbi request reprint Estimating the circadian rhythm in the risk of occupational injuries and accidents
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    Chronobiol Int 23:1181-92. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint The impact of rest breaks on temporal trends in injury risk
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Chronobiol Int 23:1423-34. 2006
    ..It is suggested that the current trends reflect the effects of working in a relatively unconstrained task environment, and that causes other than fatigue may underlie the trends observed in both the previous and current studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in the risk of accidents and injuries and their implications for models of fatigue and performance
    Simon Folkard
    Body Rhythms and Shiftwork Centre, Department of Psychology, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Aviat Space Environ Med 75:A161-7. 2004
    ....
  11. doi request reprint Shiftwork and metabolic dysfunction
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Chronobiol Int 29:549-55. 2012
    ..It is concluded that those responsible for monitoring workers' health should pay particular attention to indices of metabolic dysfunction in workers who have been exposed to shiftwork for >10 yrs...
  12. ncbi request reprint The impact of junior doctors' worktime arrangements on their fatigue and well-being
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:458-65. 2010
    ..We compared groups of junior doctors working on different schedules in order to identify which features of schedule design most negatively affected their fatigue and well-being in recent weeks...
  13. doi request reprint The effects of age and shiftwork on perceived sleep problems: results from the VISAT-combined longitudinal and cross-sectional study
    Philip Tucker
    Department of Psychology, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
    J Occup Environ Med 52:392-8. 2010
    ..With the workforces in industrialized countries getting older, this study sought to determine how shiftworking affects sleep in later life...
  14. ncbi request reprint Flexible working hours, health, and well-being in Europe: some considerations from a SALTSA project
    Giovanni Costa
    Department of Medicine and Public Health, University of Verona, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 21:831-44. 2004
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Rutger Wever: an appreciation
    Anna Wirz-Justice
    J Biol Rhythms 20:554-5. 2005
  16. doi request reprint Accounting for partial sleep deprivation and cumulative sleepiness in the Three-Process Model of alertness regulation
    Torbjorn Akerstedt
    Stress Research Institute, University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
    Chronobiol Int 25:309-19. 2008
    ..2 on the 1-21 unit scale. It was concluded that the accumulation of sleep loss effects on subjective sleepiness may be accounted for by making the recovery function linear below a certain point on the otherwise exponential function...
  17. ncbi request reprint Analyzing irregular working hours: lessons learned in the development of RAS 1.0--The Representation and Analysis Software
    Johannes Gartner
    XIMES GmbH, Schwedenplatz, Vienna, Austria
    Chronobiol Int 21:1025-35. 2004
    ..This article describes how the RAS addresses these three issues by illustrating its application to the work schedule of a train driver involved in the Hinton train disaster...
  18. ncbi request reprint Perception and predictability of travel fatigue after long-haul flights: a retrospective study
    David J C Flower
    Centrica plc, Windsor, Berkshire, England, UK
    Aviat Space Environ Med 74:173-9. 2003
    ..It would be advantageous in an occupational setting to be able to predict prior to travel those who may suffer most...