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Basic Conditions of Employment Act, 1997 (Act No. 75 of 1997)

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Code of Good Practice on the Arrangement of Working Time

11. Coping Strategies


Employers should provide appropriate and up-to-date information to employees about coping strategies, both in the workplace and at home. Strategies that will assist employees to cope with shift work and night work include—


11.1 Maintaining a regular sleeping routine;


11.2 Taking steps to block out noise and light for employees who have to sleep in the day;


11.3 Maintaining a healthy diet;


11.4 Exercise and relaxation.