RoC Review of Shift Work at Night, Light at Night, and Circadian Disruption
Listing Status: Topic selected for evaluation
Primary Uses or Exposures
- People who, by virtue of the nature of their work, lifestyle choices, or residence, are subjected to interruptions in the natural light-dark cycles and have the potential for circadian disruption.
- Over 10 million adults (7% of the U.S. population) frequently work night shifts (defined as working any amount of time between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. for 6 to 30 days over the previous 30-day period).
- People are exposed to aberrant lighting conditions resulting from exposure to electrical light at night (LAN) from outdoor lights, indoor lights at home and at work, and using self-luminous electronic devices.
|Jan 19, 2012||Federal Register notice requesting public comment on nominated substances (PDF HTML)|
|Apr 01, 2014||Concept Document|
|May 07, 2018||RoC Protocol|
Meetings & Events
|Jun 25, 2013||
NTP Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting
|Board of Scientific Counselors||
|Mar 10, 2016||
Workshop: Shift Work at Night, Artificial Light at Night, and Circadian Disruption
|Webinars & Workshops - NTP||
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