- Daily hours worked by non-shift workers. For example, 09.00 to 17.00 on a Monday to Friday.
- In systems based on two (12hr) shifts a day. The shift that covers the period either side of mid-day. Frequently 06.00 to 18.00 or 07.00 to 19.00.
- In systems based on three (8hr) shifts a day. The shift that incorporates mid-day. For example 06.00 to 14.00.
- In continuous systems with an integrated Day shift. The period of double cover.