Harry Shannon

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of the association between long-lasting insecticidal nets mass distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria
    Hmwe Hmwe Kyu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University and Offord Centre for Child Studies, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Malar J 12:14. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in general health and musculoskeletal outcomes in the workforce of a hospital undergoing rapid change: a longitudinal study
    H S Shannon
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Health Psychol 6:3-14. 2001
  3. pmc How low can they go? Potential for reduction in work injury rates
    H S Shannon
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 10:292-5. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Making workplaces healthier: generating better evidence on work organization intervention research
    Harry S Shannon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Soz Praventivmed 49:92-4. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in Ontario glass fiber workers
    Harry Shannon
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street, West Hamilton, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:528-34. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint How many injured workers do not file claims for workers' compensation benefits?
    Harry S Shannon
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 42:467-73. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Workplace organizational policies and practices in Ontario educational facilities
    Kimberley L Cullen
    School of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:417-33. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Workplace health understandings and processes in small businesses: a systematic review of the qualitative literature
    Ellen MacEachen
    The Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:180-98. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Have companies improved their health and safety approaches over the last decade? A longitudinal study
    Sybil Geldart
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 47:227-36. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of health and safety in small enterprises: a systematic review of quantitative evaluations of interventions
    F Curtis Breslin
    The Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:163-79. 2010

Research Grants

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Publications30

  1. pmc Evaluation of the association between long-lasting insecticidal nets mass distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria
    Hmwe Hmwe Kyu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University and Offord Centre for Child Studies, Hamilton, ON, L8S 4K1, Canada
    Malar J 12:14. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the association between LLIN distribution campaigns and child malaria in Nigeria...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes in general health and musculoskeletal outcomes in the workforce of a hospital undergoing rapid change: a longitudinal study
    H S Shannon
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Health Psychol 6:3-14. 2001
    ..Predictors of changes in these outcomes were mainly work-related variables (initial or change values), such as job interference with family, job influence, work psychological demands, and hours worked...
  3. pmc How low can they go? Potential for reduction in work injury rates
    H S Shannon
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Inj Prev 10:292-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate how many injuries could be prevented if all firms could achieve the performance of their better peers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Making workplaces healthier: generating better evidence on work organization intervention research
    Harry S Shannon
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Soz Praventivmed 49:92-4. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Mortality and cancer incidence in Ontario glass fiber workers
    Harry Shannon
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, 1200 Main Street, West Hamilton, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:528-34. 2005
    ..In a previous cohort study of glass fiber manufacturing, we found a significant increase in lung cancer. This study extends the follow-up period...
  6. ncbi request reprint How many injured workers do not file claims for workers' compensation benefits?
    Harry S Shannon
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 42:467-73. 2002
    ..Anecdotal evidence suggests that there are injured workers who do not file for workers' compensation (WC). Several recent studies support this, and we aim to quantify the extent of under-reporting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Workplace organizational policies and practices in Ontario educational facilities
    Kimberley L Cullen
    School of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 15:417-33. 2005
    ..Workplace organizational policies and practices (OPPs) play a pivotal role in managing injury and disability. This study identifies the workplace OPPs in Ontario's education sector...
  8. doi request reprint Workplace health understandings and processes in small businesses: a systematic review of the qualitative literature
    Ellen MacEachen
    The Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:180-98. 2010
    ..This systematic review of qualitative peer-reviewed literature was carried out to identify and synthesize research findings about how SB workplace parties understand and enact processes related to occupational health and safety (OHS)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Have companies improved their health and safety approaches over the last decade? A longitudinal study
    Sybil Geldart
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 47:227-36. 2005
    ..Workplace level health and safety (H&S) policies, practices, and attitudes were compared longitudinally in 120 manufacturing firms...
  10. doi request reprint Effectiveness of health and safety in small enterprises: a systematic review of quantitative evaluations of interventions
    F Curtis Breslin
    The Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 20:163-79. 2010
    ..This systematic review was conducted to identify effective occupational health and safety interventions for small businesses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Work organization and health: a qualitative study of the perceptions of workers
    Joy C MacDermid
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Work 30:241-54. 2008
    ..Findings suggest workers want and need to be involved in creating a healthy workplace. Opportunities to involve workers more in workplace health are discussed...
  12. pmc Declining trends in work-related morbidity and disability, 1993-1998: a comparison of survey estimates and compensation insurance claims
    Cam Mustard
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Public Health 93:1283-6. 2003
    ..This study compared trends in the incidence of work-related morbidity and disability across 3 sources of surveillance data in a Canadian province...
  13. ncbi request reprint Functional assessment of injured workers: a profile of assessor practices
    Susan Strong
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, ON
    Can J Occup Ther 71:13-23. 2004
    ..Considerable controversy and limited information surrounds the use of performance-based functional assessments for determining an injured worker's ability to function at work...
  14. doi request reprint Screening for intimate partner violence in health care settings: a randomized trial
    Harriet L MacMillan
    Offord Centre for Child Studies, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, Patterson Bldg, 1200 Main St W, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada
    JAMA 302:493-501. 2009
    ..Whether intimate partner violence (IPV) screening reduces violence or improves health outcomes for women is unknown...
  15. ncbi request reprint Work organization and its effects on the health of Chinese workers with English as a second language: a qualitative approach
    Chia Yu A Lin
    CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Work 28:379-90. 2007
    ..Workplaces, especially those with Chinese ESL workers, need to place greater emphasis on implementing effective health and safety approaches to maximize the health of these workers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Disability management practices in Ontario health care workplaces
    Renee M Williams
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, 1400 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 17:153-65. 2007
    ..Workplace disability management programs are important in managing injury and disability...
  17. ncbi request reprint Disability management practices in education, hotel/motel, and health care workplaces
    Renee M Williams
    School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 47:217-26. 2005
    ..As a result, workplace disability management approaches have been developed to lower disability costs, protect the employability of workers, and promote early return to work...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of home visitation by public-health nurses in prevention of the recurrence of child physical abuse and neglect: a randomised controlled trial
    Harriet L MacMillan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Lancet 365:1786-93. 2005
    ..Since home visitation by nurses for disadvantaged first-time mothers has proven effective in prevention of child abuse and neglect, we aimed to investigate whether this approach might reduce recidivism...
  19. ncbi request reprint Workplace injury or "part of the job"?: towards a gendered understanding of injuries and complaints among young workers
    F Curtis Breslin
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Suite 800, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5G 2E9
    Soc Sci Med 64:782-93. 2007
    ..The implications of these findings for improving workplace safety for young workers are discussed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Disability management practices in Ontario workplaces: employees' perceptions
    Muriel G Westmorland
    School of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Disabil Rehabil 27:825-35. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to obtain employees' perceptions about disability management (DM) at their workplaces...
  21. ncbi request reprint Changes in job stressors in the Canadian working population
    Harry S Shannon
    Institute for Work and Health, Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 97:225-9. 2006
    ..To determine the changes in levels of work stressors in a nationally representative sample of Canadian workers from 1994/95 to 2000/01...
  22. pmc Predictors of work-related repetitive strain injuries in a population cohort
    Donald C Cole
    Institute for Work and Health, 481 University Ave, Suite 800, Toronto, Ontario M5G 2E9, Canada
    Am J Public Health 95:1233-7. 2005
    ..We assessed predictors of work-related repetitive strain injuries using data from 4 waves of the Canadian National Population Health Survey...
  23. doi request reprint The Canadian longitudinal study on aging (CLSA)
    Parminder S Raina
    McMaster Evidence Based Practice Center, McMaster University, Canada
    Can J Aging 28:221-9. 2009
    ..The CLSA will become a rich data source for the study of the complex interrelationship among the biological, physical, psychosocial, and societal factors that affect healthy aging...
  24. pmc Association between caregiver quality of life and the care provided to persons with Alzheimer's disease: protocol for a systematic review
    Afeez Abiola Hazzan
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Syst Rev 2:17. 2013
    ..This review aims to investigate the association between the quality of life (QoL) of primary informal AD caregivers and the level of care that these caregivers provide to persons with AD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Defining obesity cut points in a multiethnic population
    Fahad Razak
    Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    Circulation 115:2111-8. 2007
    ..It is unknown whether these cut points are appropriate for non-European populations. We assessed the metabolic risk associated with BMI among South Asians, Chinese, Aboriginals, and Europeans...
  26. ncbi request reprint Association of low back pain, impairment, disability & work limitations in nurses
    Suzanne Denis
    Departments of Occupational Health and Safety and Rehabilitation, Holland Orthopaedic and Arthritic Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, 43 Wellesly St East, Toronto, Ontario, M4Y 1H1, Canada
    J Occup Rehabil 17:213-26. 2007
    ..However, there is little evidence that measures used are associated with ability to do one's job...
  27. ncbi request reprint Work and life stressors and psychological distress in the Canadian working population: a structural equation modelling approach to analysis of the 1994 National Population Health Survey
    Donald C Cole
    Institute for Work Health, 481 University Avenue, Ste 800, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2E9
    Chronic Dis Can 23:91-9. 2002
    ..188 to -0.413). Life stressors had larger positive total effects on distress (0.462 to 0.536), with the majority of these effects direct...
  28. ncbi request reprint Social and economic consequences of workplace injury: a population-based study of workers in British Columbia, Canada
    JUDY A BROWN
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:633-45. 2007
    ..Existing research suggests that workplace injuries can have significant economic and social consequences for workers; but there are no quantitative studies on complete populations...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low-back pain definitions in occupational studies were categorized for a meta-analysis using Delphi consensus methods
    Lauren E Griffith
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, HSC 3H57, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3A5
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:625-33. 2007
    ..To determine which literature-based definitions of low back pain (LBP) could be combined to produce sufficiently similar sets for use in a meta-analysis...
  30. ncbi request reprint Correlates of employees' perceptions of a healthy work environment
    Graham S Lowe
    Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4, Canada
    Am J Health Promot 17:390-9. 2003
    ..This study analyzed correlates of workers' perceptions of the extent to which their work environment is healthy and how these perceptions influence job satisfaction, employee commitment, workplace morale, absenteeism, and intent to quit...

Research Grants2

  1. Use of Health and Social Services Following Work Injury
    Harry Shannon; Fiscal Year: 2004
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