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24/7 Shift Work Schedule: DNO Plan

This is a fast rotation plan that uses 3 teams and two 12-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team rotates through the following sequence every three days: 1 day shift, 1 night shift, and 1 day off.

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Plan ID C3TR12-1
Name DNO Plan
Applicability 24/7 operations
Teams Required 3
Shifts Day (12-hr), Night (12-hr)
Repeat Cycle 3 days
Rotation Fast rotation between day and night shifts
Average Hours per Week 56
Staffing Fluctuation Balanced from shift to shift and day to day
  • Requires only 3 teams to cover 24/7 operations
  • No consecutive night shifts
  • 1 day off after each night shift
  • Maximum 2 consecutive work days
  • Long shifts (12 hours)
  • Requires an average of 16 overtime hours per employee per week
Common Usage 24/7 operations requiring 3 teams and 12-hr shifts
Notes This plan is an alternative to the DDNNOO plan. It provides 1 day off after each night shift but does not provide any 2 consecutive days off.

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