1998 Frontline Healthcare Workers Conference Safety
A National Conference on Working Together in the Environment of Care

8/10/1998 - Speech by Charles N. Jeffress, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, to the Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Conference

The 1998 Frontline Healthcare Worker Safety Conference is the 4th in a series of National programs dedicated to sharing information, concerns and new protective strategies and technologies in the prevention of occupationally-acquired bloodborne diseases in diverse healthcare settings. This year the program has been expanded to consider the barriers to prevention in developing Nations and strategies and technologies for use in these settings.

The Frontline conference is sponsored by the Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation in association with the NIH, CDC, OSHA, FDA, NIOSH and the Pan American Health Organization and will be held in Washington, DC, August 10-11, 1998. Special Speakers include Charles Jeffress, Assistant Secretary for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Dr. David Satcher, Surgeon General of the United States, and the Honorable C. Everett Koop, (via Video). For more information, including the agenda, registration and accommodations see the Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation.