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Section Editor(s): Dreger, Marianne MA

Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine: September 1998 - Volume 40 - Issue 9 - p 835
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The course "Respiratory Protection Programs" will be held Nov 2-4 by the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Birmingham, Ala.

This course will present techniques to implement and manage a respiratory protection program that will meet OSHA and ANSI requirements.

For information contact the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety, University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294; telephone: 205/934-7178; e-mail: dsc@uab.edu; web site: www.uab.edu/dsc.

The course "Practical Ergonomics for Workplace Safety and Health" will be held Nov 11-13 at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ.

The course will review industrial ergonomics, cumulative trauma disorders, back injuries, development of preventive ergonomics programs, and more.

For information contact EOHSI, 45 Knightsbridge Rd, Brookwood II, Piscataway, NJ 08854; telephone: 732/235-5062; fax: 732/235-5133; e-mail: cet@eoshi.rutgers.edu/cet.

The "Respiratory Fit Testing Workshop" will be held Nov 16 by the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Birmingham, Ala.

Elements of an effective respiratory protection program, along with a history of ANSI, OSHA, and NIOSH standards will be covered.

For information contact the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety, University of Alabama School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL 35294; telephone: 205/934-7178; e-mail: dsc@uab.edu; web site: www.uab.edu/dsc. "Leadership and Management Skills for Health, Safety, and Environmental Professionals" will be held Nov 16-18 at the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass.

This course will cover methods for managing organizations, budgets, and human resources, communications skills, techniques for negotiation and conflict resolution, and setting priorities and using time effectively.

For information contact the Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, LL-23, Boston, MA 02115; telephone: 617/432-1171; fax: 627/432-1969; e-mail: contedu@sph.harvard.edu.

The course "NIOSH-Approved Spirometry Training" will be held Nov 16-18 at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, Piscataway, NJ.

Course topics will cover medical surveillance programs, graphic measurement techniques, effective pulmonary screening and assessment, rationale for pulmonary function testing, and more.

For information contact EOHSI, 45 Knightsbridge Rd, Brookwood II, Piscataway, NJ 08854; telephone: 732/235-5062; fax: 732/235-5133; e-mail: cet@eohsi.rutgers.edu/cet.

The course "Risk Management and Liability Issues in Occupational Safety and Health" will be held Nov 19-20 by the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass.

Course content will include OSHA regulatory compliance, workers' compensation and managed care, tort liability, including medical malpractice, confidentiality issues, workplace reproductive hazards, return-to-work issues, and drug testing.

For information contact the Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, LL-23, Boston, MA 02115; telephone: 617/432-1171; fax: 617/432-1969; e-mail: contedu@sph.harvard.edu.

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