Double Shifting on Southern Harvesting Operations


(Dr. Tom Gallagher, Auburn University; and Dana Mitchell, USFS Southern Research Station)
Research ways that U.S. loggers have successfully implemented more than one shift per day and make recommendations for expanding the use of these multi-shift operations to improve harvesting efficiency on other logging operations.

KEY FINDINGS: See FRA Technical Release 10-R-20 Extended Working Hours: Impacts on Workers.