Peter Smith

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of pre-existing chronic conditions on age differences in sickness absence after a musculoskeletal work injury: a path analysis approach
    Peter Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Level 6, Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:167-75. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Are the predictors of work absence following a work-related injury similar for musculoskeletal and mental health claims?
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    J Occup Rehabil 24:79-88. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between shiftwork and work injury: examining the influence of dependent children
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 55:932-6. 2013
  4. pmc Mortality following unemployment in Canada, 1991-2001
    Cameron A Mustard
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:441. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint The Relationship between Age and Work Injury in British Columbia: Examining Differences across Time and Nature of Injury
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Canada
    J Occup Health 55:98-107. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing the risk associated with psychosocial work conditions and health behaviours on incident hypertension over a nine-year period in Ontario, Canada
    Peter M Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 104:e82-6. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Estimating the direct and indirect pathways between education and diabetes incidence among Canadian men and women: a mediation analysis
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 23:143-9. 2013
  8. doi request reprint The relationship between shift work and body mass index among Canadian nurses
    Peter Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 26:24-31. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial work environment and incident diabetes in Ontario, Canada
    P M Smith
    Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:413-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between chronic conditions and work-related injuries and repetitive strain injuries in Canada
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 54:841-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Impact of pre-existing chronic conditions on age differences in sickness absence after a musculoskeletal work injury: a path analysis approach
    Peter Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Level 6, Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
    Scand J Work Environ Health 40:167-75. 2014
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  2. doi request reprint Are the predictors of work absence following a work-related injury similar for musculoskeletal and mental health claims?
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Level 6, Alfred Centre, 99 Commercial Road, Melbourne, Vic, 3004, Australia
    J Occup Rehabil 24:79-88. 2014
    ..To examine if the factors associated with days of absence following a work-related injury are similar for mental health versus musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions...
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in the relationship between shiftwork and work injury: examining the influence of dependent children
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 55:932-6. 2013
    ..To examine the relationship between shiftwork and work injury among men and women, taking into account the presence of dependent children...
  4. pmc Mortality following unemployment in Canada, 1991-2001
    Cameron A Mustard
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:441. 2013
    ..This study describes the association between unemployment and cause-specific mortality for a cohort of working-age Canadians...
  5. ncbi request reprint The Relationship between Age and Work Injury in British Columbia: Examining Differences across Time and Nature of Injury
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Canada
    J Occup Health 55:98-107. 2013
    ..We examined if the relationship between age and risk of lost-time claims is consistent over time and for different nature of injury categories...
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparing the risk associated with psychosocial work conditions and health behaviours on incident hypertension over a nine-year period in Ontario, Canada
    Peter M Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 104:e82-6. 2013
    ..This paper examines the risks associated with psychosocial working conditions compared to health behaviours on the risk of hypertension over a 9-year period in Ontario, Canada...
  7. doi request reprint Estimating the direct and indirect pathways between education and diabetes incidence among Canadian men and women: a mediation analysis
    Peter M Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 23:143-9. 2013
    ..To estimate the direct and indirect pathways between education and diabetes...
  8. doi request reprint The relationship between shift work and body mass index among Canadian nurses
    Peter Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Australia
    Appl Nurs Res 26:24-31. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between shift schedule and body mass index (BMI) among a sample of Canadian Nurses...
  9. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial work environment and incident diabetes in Ontario, Canada
    P M Smith
    Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:413-9. 2012
    ..Relatively few longitudinal studies have explored the relationship between psychosocial work conditions and diabetes incidence. Given the increasing global burden of diabetes this is an important area for public health research...
  10. doi request reprint The relationship between chronic conditions and work-related injuries and repetitive strain injuries in Canada
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 54:841-6. 2012
    ..To examine the relationships between arthritis, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes, and back problems, and the risk of work-related injuries (WRIs) and work-related repetitive strain injuries (RSIs)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Antecedents of work disability absence among young people: a prospective study
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, University of Toronto, Canada
    Ann Epidemiol 17:814-20. 2007
    ..This study examined the relative contribution of individual factors, job characteristics, and temporal factors to the likelihood of lost days of work due to a work-related disability or illness among Canadians 16 to 24 years old...
  12. ncbi request reprint Work disability absence among young workers with respect to earnings losses in the following year
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2E9, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:192-7. 2007
    ..The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the earnings losses that young workers experience in the year after a work disability absence...
  13. pmc An ecological study of regional variation in work injuries among young workers
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    BMC Public Health 7:91. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Do changes in job control predict differences in health status? Results from a longitudinal national survey of Canadians
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2E9
    Psychosom Med 70:85-91. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of changes in job control on health behaviors, psychological distress and health status...
  15. doi request reprint Are age-related differences in the consequence of work injury greater when occupational physical demands are high?
    Peter Smith
    School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 57:438-44. 2014
    ..To examine if age differences in the consequences of work injury are exacerbated when occupational physical demands are higher...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measurement properties of the QuickDASH (disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand) outcome measure and cross-cultural adaptations of the QuickDASH: a systematic review
    Carol A Kennedy
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON, M5G 2E9, Canada
    Qual Life Res 22:2509-47. 2013
    ..To identify and synthesize evidence for the measurement properties of the QuickDASH, a shortened version of the 30-item DASH (Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand) instrument...
  17. pmc Association between the decline in workers' compensation claims and workforce composition and job characteristics in Ontario, Canada
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 97:453-5. 2007
    ..These findings should generate interest in economic incentives and regulatory policies designed to encourage investment in safer production processes...
  18. doi request reprint Comparing the risk factors associated with serious versus and less serious work-related injuries in Ontario between 1991 and 2006
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 55:84-91. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine and compare the demographic and labor market risks for more serious and less serious work-related injuries and illnesses...
  19. doi request reprint The prevalence of over-qualification and its association with health status among occupationally active new immigrants to Canada
    Cynthia Chen
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ethn Health 15:601-19. 2010
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  20. ncbi request reprint The monitoring and surveillance of the psychosocial work environment in Canada: a forgotten determinant of health
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 99:475-7. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Chemical control measures for dermal exposure in Australian workplaces
    Ewan MacFarlane
    From the Monash Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University Dr MacFarlane and Dr Smith and Dr Keegel, The Institute of Work and Health and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada Dr Smith, and McCaughy Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne Dr Keegel, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 55:1345-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationships between occupational, workplace, and demographic factors and the provision of multilevel exposure protection systems...
  22. doi request reprint Trends in the health care use and expenditures associated with no-lost-time claims in Ontario: 1991 to 2006
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Ste 800, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9, Canada
    J Occup Environ Med 53:211-7. 2011
    ..To examine trends in health care usage and expenditures associated with no-lost-time claims in Ontario over a 15-year period...
  23. ncbi request reprint When aspirations and achievements don't meet. A longitudinal examination of the differential effect of education and occupational attainment on declines in self-rated health among Canadian labour force participants
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    Int J Epidemiol 34:827-34. 2005
    ..To examine the association of a mismatch between educational qualifications and occupational attainment and subsequent declines in self-rated health (SRH) in a longitudinal nationally representative Canadian population sample...
  24. ncbi request reprint A commentary on the unique developmental considerations of youth: Integrating the teenage cortex into the occupational health and safety context
    Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Occup Environ Health 16:225-9. 2010
    ..Further, the heterogeneity of cognitive and self-regulatory functioning at any age suggests that architectural principles of Universal Design be employed in OHS training and hazard reduction...
  25. ncbi request reprint Examining changes in reported work conditions in Quebec, Ontario and Saskatchewan between 1994 and 2003-05
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9
    Can J Public Health 102:127-32. 2011
    ..To examine changes in work hours, work schedules, the psychosocial work environment and job satisfaction in three Canadian provinces between 1994 and 2003-05...
  26. pmc The recovery patterns of back pain among workers with compensated occupational back injuries
    Cynthia Chen
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 64:534-40. 2007
    ..To investigate the longitudinal patterns of recovery among workers with compensated occupational back injuries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Intervention research on working conditions and mental health: persistent challenges, new directions and opportunities to integrate research agendas
    Peter Smith
    PhD, MPH, Institute for Work and Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
    Healthc Pap 11:67-72. 2011
    ..To conclude, the authors offer a summary of directions for future research, including opportunities to integrate research agendas. ..
  28. doi request reprint Evaluating perceptions of the effectiveness of the community advisory panel model for enhancing service delivery to marginalized populations
    Jason T Ramsay
    Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Public Health Nurs 29:302-12. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate perceptions of the effectiveness of the community advisory panels (CAPs) at St. Michael's Hospital, in Toronto, Canada...
  29. doi request reprint Minimal change is sensitive, less specific to recovery: a diagnostic testing approach to interpretability
    Dorcas E Beaton
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2E9
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:487-96. 2011
    ..Little is known about the best method. The purpose of this study was to directly compare methods using diagnostic utility to evaluate their usefulness...
  30. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of partially-hydrolyzed formula for prevention of atopic dermatitis in Australia
    John Su
    Department of Dermatology, Royal Children s Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Med Econ 15:1064-77. 2012
    ..To perform an economic evaluation of a specific brand of partially hydrolyzed infant formula (PHF-W) in the prevention of atopic dermatitis (AD) among Australian infants...
  31. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in work injuries: a multivariate, population-based study
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Ste 800, Toronto M5G 2E9, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 48:50-6. 2005
    ..The present study examines age-related differences in work injuries, with an emphasis on adjusting for the potential confounding effects of job characteristics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Social norms, social behaviours and health: an empirical examination of a model of social capital
    Peter Smith
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Suite 800, Toronto, ON M5G 2E9, Canada
    Aust N Z J Public Health 27:456-63. 2003
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