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Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting — June 20-24, 1999, Baltimore. Educational opportunities include pre-conferences, post-conference, general sessions, concurrent sessions with tracks, symposium, point/counterpoint, and oral and poster abstracts. Call APIC, Washington, DC, (202) 296-2742, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hazard Control Technologies in Healthcare: Collaborative Strategies for the Next Millennium — Aug. 2-4, 1999, Colorado Springs, CO. Topics include TB control and OSHA standard update, back injuries and ergonomics, latex allergy, bloodborne pathogens, chemical exposures, operating room hazards, and more. Sponsored by the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare, and Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. Call (513) 742-2020, fax (513) 742-3355, or e-mail: email@example.com.
Fourth International Conference on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers — Sept. 28-Oct. 1, 1999, Montreal, Canada. Sponsored by the International Commission on Occupational Health. Topics include infectious diseases, ergonomics, chemical exposures, latex allergies, reproductive hazards, workplace violence, psychosocial issues, and illness/injury monitoring. Call (514) 253-6871, or e-mail: icoh1999@asstsas. qc.ca; Web site: www.asstsas.qc.ca/icoh1999/.
Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare (AOHP) Annual Conference — Oct. 6-9, 1999, Chicago. Preconference workshops for beginners and advanced practice professionals (physical assessment and biologic, physical, and chemical hazards). General sessions on latex, ergonomics, substance abuse, drug screening, case management, alternative medicine, respiratory standard, hepatitis C, Internet resources, and career development. Cost: $375 for main conference. Call AOHP at (800) 362-4347.
National Conference on Workplace Safety and Health Training — Oct. 24-26, 1999, St. Louis. Co-sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Assisted by the Society for Public Health Education. Contact Greg Loos, EID/NIOSH, 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS-C10, Cincinnati, OH 45226. Phone: (513) 533-8565; fax: (513) 533-8560.
To submit calendar items of interest to hospital employee health professionals in the United States or Canada, send the information to: Calendar Editor, Hospital Employee Health, P.O. Box 740056, Atlanta, GA 30374. Items must be submitted at least three months prior to the event date or event registration deadline. Please include a contact person’s telephone number.