Hasanat Alamgir

Summary

Affiliation: Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridging the knowledge gap: an innovative surveillance system to monitor the health of British Columbia's healthcare workforce
    Tony Gilligan
    Information Systems, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 99:478-82. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of ceiling lifts: transfer time, patient comfort and staff perceptions
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare OHSAH, BC, Canada
    Injury 40:987-92. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Occupational injury among full-time, part-time and casual health care workers
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:348-54. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Compensation patterns for healthcare workers in British Columbia, Canada
    H Alamgir
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare OHSAH in British Columbia, 301 1195 West Broadway, Vancouver BC V6H 3X5, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 66:381-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology of occupational injury among cleaners in the healthcare sector
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:393-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Needlestick and other potential blood and body fluid exposures among health care workers in British Columbia, Canada
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 36:12-21. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational injury among cooks and food service workers in the healthcare sector
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:528-35. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Are female healthcare workers at higher risk of occupational injury?
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare in British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:149-52. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The hospital costs of treating work-related sawmill injuries in British Columbia
    Hasanat Alamgir
    University of British Columbia, Canada
    Injury 38:631-9. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Efficiency of overhead ceiling lifts in reducing musculoskeletal injury among carers working in long-term care institutions
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, Canada
    Injury 39:570-7. 2008

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Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Bridging the knowledge gap: an innovative surveillance system to monitor the health of British Columbia's healthcare workforce
    Tony Gilligan
    Information Systems, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 99:478-82. 2008
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  2. doi request reprint Evaluation of ceiling lifts: transfer time, patient comfort and staff perceptions
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare OHSAH, BC, Canada
    Injury 40:987-92. 2009
    ..For both transferring and repositioning tasks, staff preferred to use ceiling lifts and also found them to be less physically demanding. Further investigation is needed on repositioning tasks to ensure safe practice...
  3. doi request reprint Occupational injury among full-time, part-time and casual health care workers
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:348-54. 2008
    ..This specific issue has not been examined for direct patient care occupations in the health care sector...
  4. doi request reprint Compensation patterns for healthcare workers in British Columbia, Canada
    H Alamgir
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare OHSAH in British Columbia, 301 1195 West Broadway, Vancouver BC V6H 3X5, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 66:381-7. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology of occupational injury among cleaners in the healthcare sector
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:393-9. 2008
    ..The cleaning profession has been associated with multiple ergonomic and chemical hazards which elevate the risk for occupational injury...
  6. doi request reprint Needlestick and other potential blood and body fluid exposures among health care workers in British Columbia, Canada
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Infect Control 36:12-21. 2008
    ..Health care workers have high risk of exposure to human blood and body fluids (BBF) from patients in acute care and residents in nursing homes or personal homes...
  7. ncbi request reprint Occupational injury among cooks and food service workers in the healthcare sector
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 50:528-35. 2007
    ..Incidence of occupational injury is anticipated to be high among cooks and food service workers (CFSWs) because of the nature of their work and the types of raw and finished materials that they handle...
  8. doi request reprint Are female healthcare workers at higher risk of occupational injury?
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare in British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 59:149-52. 2009
    ..With the number of employees in healthcare rising and an overwhelming proportion of this workforce being female, it is important to address this issue in this growing sector...
  9. ncbi request reprint The hospital costs of treating work-related sawmill injuries in British Columbia
    Hasanat Alamgir
    University of British Columbia, Canada
    Injury 38:631-9. 2007
    ..This study estimates the hospital costs of treating work-related injury among a cohort of sawmill workers in British Columbia...
  10. doi request reprint Efficiency of overhead ceiling lifts in reducing musculoskeletal injury among carers working in long-term care institutions
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, Canada
    Injury 39:570-7. 2008
    ..A more comprehensive evaluation of such programmes should incorporate in the analysis important variables such as staffing ratios, job stresses, injury reporting systems and compensation policies during the study period...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of work-related injuries requiring hospitalization among sawmill workers in British Columbia, 1989-1997
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 5804, Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6T1Z3
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:273-80. 2007
    ..004) of injury risk over the whole study period. Knowing the causes and nature of injury and their related risk factors are helpful to employers, compensation officials, and other stakeholders to target preventive measures...
  12. doi request reprint Occupational and environmental risk factors for falls among workers in the healthcare sector
    Sharla Drebit
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Ergonomics 53:525-36. 2010
    ..The findings of this research should contribute towards developing evidence-based interventions...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of ceiling lifts in health care settings: patient outcome and perceptions
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    AAOHN J 57:374-80. 2009
    ..The relationship between ceiling lift coverage and pressure ulcer rates warrants further investigation...
  14. pmc Work-related injury among direct care occupations in British Columbia, Canada
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Statistics and Evaluation Department, Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 64:769-75. 2007
    ..To examine how injury rates and injury types differ across direct care occupations in relation to the healthcare settings in British Columbia, Canada...
  15. doi request reprint Near miss and minor occupational injury: Does it share a common causal pathway with major injury?
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare OHSAH in BC, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ha
    Am J Ind Med 52:69-75. 2009
    ..An essential assumption of injury prevention programs is the common cause hypothesis that the causal pathways of near misses and minor injuries are similar to those of major injuries...
  16. doi request reprint When healthcare workers get sick: exploring sickness absenteeism in British Columbia, Canada
    Erin Gorman
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, BC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Work 35:117-23. 2010
    ..To determine the demographic and work characteristics of healthcare workers who were more likely to take sickness absences from work in British Columbia, Canada...
  17. pmc Costs and compensation of work-related injuries in British Columbia sawmills
    Hasanat Alamgir
    University of British Columbia, 5804, Fairview Avenue, Vanconver, British Columbia, Canada V6T123
    Occup Environ Med 64:196-201. 2007
    ..To estimate the costs of work-related injury in a cohort of sawmill workers in British Columbia from the perspective of the workers' compensation system...
  18. ncbi request reprint How many work-related injuries requiring hospitalization in British Columbia are claimed for workers' compensation?
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 49:443-51. 2006
    ..It also examined the extent to which workers' compensation capturing patterns varied by cause, severity of injuries, and demographic characteristics of workers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Potential allergy and irritation incidents among health care workers
    Hasanat Alamgir
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    AAOHN J 56:281-8. 2008
    ..A larger proportion of chemically induced incidents resulted in first aid care only, whereas non-chemical incidents required more emergency room visits...
  20. doi request reprint Nonwage losses associated with occupational injury among health care workers
    Jaime Guzman
    From the Faculty of Medicine Dr Guzman, BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit Dr Ibrahimova, and School of Population and Public Health Dr Koehoorn, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada Institute for Work and Health Dr Tompa and Dalla Lana School of Pubic Health Dr Tompa, University of Toronto, and Department of Economics Dr Tompa, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and University of Texas School of Public Health at San Antonio Dr Alamgir
    J Occup Environ Med 55:910-6. 2013
    ..To examine nonwage losses after occupational injury among health care workers and the factors associated with the magnitude of these losses...
  21. doi request reprint Noise exposure and serious injury to active sawmill workers in British Columbia
    Rakel N Kling
    School Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 69:211-6. 2012
    ..Occupational noise might increase the risk of workplace injury through a variety of mechanisms, including interference with communication and increased stress...
  22. doi request reprint Trends and costs of overtime among nurses in Canada
    Sharla Drebit
    Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare, 1195 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Health Policy 96:28-35. 2010
    ..To examine the regular and overtime working hours of Registered Nurses in acute care and their associated costs by employment status (full time, part time, casual) and department over a 4-year period...