This is a fast rotation shift pattern that uses 4 teams and a combination of three 8-hr shifts on weekdays and two 12-hr shifts on weekends to provide 24/7 coverage. Each team rotates through the following shift sequence over a 4 week period:
- Week 1: Five 8-hr day shifts, two 12-hr day shifts
- Week 2: Three days off, two 8-hr night shifts, two 12-hr night shifts
- Week 3: Three 8-hr night shifts, 4 days off
- Week 4: Five 8-hr swing shifts, two days off
|Name||8 Plus 12 Plan|
|Shifts||Weekdays: Day (8-hr), Swing (8-hr), Night (8-hr)|
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Weekends: Day (12-hr), Night (12-hr)
|Repeat Cycle||28 days|
|Rotation||Fast, 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 security service firms, military units and operations that require 12-hr weekend shifts|