DuPont Shift Schedule | 24/7 Shift Coverage

The DuPont 12-hour rotating shift pattern 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:

WeekMonTueWedThuFriSatSun
1NightNightNightNightOffOffOff
2DayDayDayOffNightNightNight
3OffOffOffDayDayDayDay
4OffOffOffOffOffOffOff

DuPont Shift Schedule

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Characteristics

Plan IDC4TR12-3
NameDuPont Shift Schedule
Applicability24/7 operations
Teams Required4
Shifts12-hr
Repeat Cycle28 days
RotationSlow rotation between day and night shifts
Average Hours per Week42
Staffing FluctuationBalanced 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 UsageUsed in several manufacturing industries and police departments in the United States
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