Night Worker Medicals


Night Work is defined under the Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 as the following:

night time” means the period between midnight and 7 a.m. on the following day;

night work” means work carried out during night time;

night worker” means an employee –

  • (a) who normally works at least 3 hours of his or her daily working time during night time,
  • (b) the number of hours worked by whom during night time, in each year, equals or exceeds 50 per cent of the total number of hours worked by him or her during that year.

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