Eva Maria Illera Rodriguez

When the city lie many workers begin their workday. A habit that known, and much, the pharmacy sector. And it is that many of these professionals have had to adapt, after the boom of the pharmacies 24 hours, to start his work when night makes its appearance. Given this recent reality, Asefarma (www.asefarma.com) one of the consultants of leading pharmacies in our country boasts 350 pharmacies as clients-recommended care certain habits so the apothecaries and their workers health will suffer as little as possible.

The pharmacist does not escape from the hazards of night work. In generates people who have night shifts suffer your circadian rhythm disturbances. Insomnia, irritability, anxiety, depression, digestive disorders, panic, cardiovascular diseases, attacks are also other alterations that may suffer., as explained by Eva Maria Illera Rodriguez, head of the Labor Department. Given that Asefarma has as clientele to fence 300 pharmacies in Madrid and that hasn’t lost sight medical studies which reveal that they advise against working at night to minors of 20 and older than 45 years or every 15 years of night work occurs 5 years premature aging, as well as for people with gastrointestinal ailments, makes the following recommendations: u night pharmacy work is different to the day since there is no such influx of customers, and essentially consists in the dispensing of prescriptions and management jobs. It is therefore advisable to distribute the workload to the extent possible and avoid making the heaviest work in middle of the night or very early in the morning. u in addition the company must guarantee a free health assessment before their affectation to night work and thereafter at regular intervals carry out a medical examination to detect background of digestive disorders or other conditions. u The owner of the pharmacy must always take preventive measures such as increasing times of rest, or promote a workplace that ensures adequate light, good temperature for example.

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