This is a relatively slow rotating shift pattern that uses 4 teams and three 8-hr shifts to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team rotates through the following sequence every 24 days: 6 day shifts, 2 days off, 6 swing shifts, 2 days off, 6 night shifts, 2 days off.
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|Name||6 On 2 Off Plan|
|Shifts||Day (8-hr), Swing (8-hr), Night (8-hr)|
|Repeat Cycle||24 days|
|Rotation||Slow, forward rotation from day shift to swing shift to night shift|
|Average Hours per Week||42|
|Staffing Fluctuation||Balanced from shift to shift and day to day|
|Common Usage||Popular with 24/7 operations that prefer 8-hr shifts|