This webinar will review recommendations for practitioners regarding the diagnosis and management of beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease published in an official American Thoracic Society (ATS) statement in 2014. The ATS statement was prepared with the support and input of both NIOSH and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). It will also discuss federal OSHA’s new Final Rule to Protect Workers from Beryllium Exposure.
* Describe how to make the diagnosis of beryllium sensitization
* Describe how to make the diagnosis of chronic beryllium disease
* Identify key features of the new OSHA beryllium standard
When: Wednesday, April 4
Cost: Free! or $30 for CE credit. CE credit requires additional registration to complete payment and an evaluation after viewing the webinar
Speaker: Dr. John Balmes of UCSF and UCB. Dr. Balmes’ laboratory, the Human Exposure Laboratory (HEL), has been studying the respiratory health effects of various air pollutants for the past 27 years.
You’ll find more information and registration details on the COEH website.