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DuPont Shift Schedule

The DuPont 12-hour rotating shift schedule uses 4 teams (crews) and 2 twelve-hour shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. It consists of a 4-week cycle where each team works 4 consecutive night shifts, followed by 3 days off duty, works 3 consecutive day shifts, followed by 1 day off duty, works 3 consecutive night shifts, followed by 3 days off duty, work 4 consecutive day shift, then have 7 consecutive days off duty. Personnel works an average 42 hours per week.

DuPont 12-hour rotating shift schedule example:

Week Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1 Night Night Night Night Off Off Off
2 Day Day Day Off Night Night Night
3 Off Off Off Day Day Day Day
4 Off Off Off Off Off Off Off

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Characteristics

Plan ID C4TR12-3
Name DuPont Shift Schedule
Applicability 24/7 operations
Teams Required 4
Shifts 12-hr
Repeat Cycle 28 days
Rotation Slow rotation between day and night shifts
Average Hours per Week 42
Staffing Fluctuation Balanced from shift to shift and day to day
Pluses
  • 7-days off duty with a return on a night shift
Minuses
  • Must work 72 hours in one week every 4 weeks
  • Long shift length (12 hours)
  • Requires an average of 2 overtime hours per employee per week
Common Usage Used in several manufacturing industries and police departments in the United States
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