19532-Break Allowances

Are you able to provide me with your current break time allowances (paid and unpaid) for staff within your EOC for each shift length that they work. The compliance with these breaks if you monitor this.
Along with the break times for your operational staff for each shift length (paid and unpaid). The compliance of these breaks being given to staff.

  • Reference:
    19532
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    Are you able to provide me with your current break time allowances (paid and unpaid) for staff within your EOC for each shift length that they work. The compliance with these breaks if you monitor this.
    Along with the break times for your operational staff for each shift length (paid and unpaid). The compliance of these breaks being given to staff.

     

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    Data: FOI - 19532 | For the last six months (August 2018 - January 2019), the compliance for breaks of operational staff by month and by shift duration.
                 
                 
    Month Shift Count Breaks Taken Missed Breaks Meal Break Outside Window Early Break Late Break
    August 17232 15269 289 4972 98 4874
    September 16429 14577 327 4765 85 4680
    October 17425 15330 304 4977 86 4891
    November 17481 15572 356 5069 89 4980
    December 19935 17974 369 5058 94 4964
    January 19911 17779 418 4957 101 4856
                 
                 
    Shift length (hours) Shift Count Breaks Taken Missed Breaks Meal Break Outside Window Early Break Late Break
    <7 hours 11292 1681 N/A 728 295 433
    7-8 2742 2450 292 953 30 923
    8-9 3799 3632 167 1578 25 1553
    9-10 4624 4449 175 1683 14 1669
    10-11 8966 8781 185 3219 22 3197
    11-12 23918 23519 399 6546 36 6510
    >12 52834 51989 845 15091 131 14960
    NULL 238 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
                 
    * NULL shift length refers to shifts without end times        

     

     

    Length of Break - Emergency Operations Staff & Managers
    Shift Length  Unpaid uninterruptible element  Paid interruptible element  Total Break Length 
    12 Hours  30 15 45
    11 Hours  30 12 42
    10 Hours  30 8 38
    9 Hours  30 4 34
    8 Hours  30 0 30
    7 Hours  30 0  
           
    Meal Break Window  
    Shift Length  Break Window  Window start   
    8 hours  2 hours  1 hour before mid-shift   
    9 hours  2 ½ hours  1 ¼ hour before mid-shift   
    10 hours  2 ½ hours  1 ¼ hour before mid-shift   
    11 hours  3 hours  1 ½ hours before mid-shift   
    12 hours  3 hours  1 ½ hours before mid-shift   
           
    Length of Break - HEOC Staff
    Shift Length  Unpaid uninterruptible element  Paid interruptible VDU element  Total Break Length 
    12 Hours  45 15 60
    11 Hours  42 13 55
    10 Hours  38 12 50
    9 Hours  34 11 45
    8 Hours  30 10 40
    7 Hours  30 5 35

     

  • Area:
    Trust wide
  • Category:
    Emergency Operations
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