Presentations by Janine Jagger

2011
“The Challenge of Change: From Policy to Prevention.” Presentation to Russian legislators organized by BD. Washington, DC; March 9, 2011.

“Implementation of needlestick prevention devices in the U.S.” and “Long-term trends of needlesticks from safety-engineered versus conventional needles: U.S. and Italy.” Sharps Safety in the European Union. Meeting sponsored by SIROH/National Institute of Infectious Diseases. Rome, Italy; March 25-26, 2011.

“Factors Affecting Compliance with the Safety Agenda.” Building the Chain of Safety: Stakeholders Summit (conference sponsored by Johns Hopkins University). College of Physicians, Philadelphia, PA: June 7, 2011.

2010
"Occupational Exposure to Blood: Advances in Healthcare Worker Safety" (webinar). Key Opinion Leaders Workshop sponsored by BD. Surabaya, Indonesia; June 8, 2010.

"Legislating Sharps Safety: The U.S. Experience." First European Biosafety Summit; European Biosafety Network. Madrid, Spain; June 1-2, 2010.

"Implementing and documenting safety technology to reduce healthcare worker risk. Safety Symposium: Quality of Care and Patient Safety; Aesculap Academy. Sao Paulo, Brazil; May 21, 2010. 

"The Challenge of Change: From Policy to Prevention." Symposium on Safety in Healthcare; Malaysian Society of Infectious Diseases. Kuala Lumpur; April 15-16, 2010.

"The Continuing Global Challenge of Sharps Safety." Fifth Centennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infections; Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Atlanta, GA; March 19, 2010.

2009
"Recent Advances in Safety-Engineered Devices." First International Congress on Occupational Risk in the Health Care Sector (sponsored by Spain's National Association of Occupational Medicine in Health). Madrid, Spain; October 28-30, 2009. 

"Protecting Healthcare Workers in Africa." Opening ceremonies of the Occupational Safety Center for Healthcare Workers at Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo; August 21-22, 2009.

Three lectures: "Epidemiology of Bloodborne Infections," "Introduction to EPINet Surveillance Program," and "Efficacy of Control Measures Used to Prevent Needlestick Injuries." World Health Organization - Preventing Needlestick Injuries and Occupational Bloodborne Pathogen Exposures; EPINet Surveillance Program. Regional Planning Workshop and Training of Trainers. King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; August 15-18, 2009.

"Risks to Healthcare Workers During Disposal of Needles and Sharps." Mexico Federal Commission for Health Risks Protection: National Conference on Biological Hazardous Waste. Mexico City, Mexico; July 23, 2009.

"Safety-Engineered Needles" and "Disposal Containers." TC 84 Working Group Meeting, International Organization for Standardization (IOS). Paris, France; May 4-5, 2009. 

"EPINet: A Global Tool for Preventing Sharps Injuries and Blood Exposures." Tenth National Conference of the Hospital Infection Society of India. Pune, Maharashtra, India; January 22-25, 2009.

2008 
"Global Perspective: Surveillance of Healthcare Workers' Blood Exposures - Foundation for Prevention." Safe Injection Global Network, World Health Organization. Moscow, Russia; October 13, 2008.

"Global Perspective: Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet)." Symposiums for the Chinese Ministry of Health Beijing and Guangdong Nursing Associations, Infection Control Officers and Hospital Officials. Beijing and Guangzhou, China; January 27-30, 2008.

2007 
"Bloodborne Pathogen Risk to Healthcare Workers During Blood-drawing Procedures: Considerations for Developing Countries." President's Emergency Fund for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Symposium. John Snow International. Arlington, Virginia; December 10, 2007.

"Global Perspective: Exposure Prevention Information Network (EPINet)." Conference of the International Commission on Occupational Health. Vancouver, British Columbia; October 27, 2007.

"Twenty Years of Progress in Preventing Occupational Bloodborne Pathogen Infections in the U.S.: Where Do We Go from Here?" Annual Conference of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals. Savannah, Georgia; September 29, 2007.

"EPINet: A Global Tool for Preventing Sharps Injuries and Blood Exposures." Gulf Cooperation Council Patient Safety Congress: Infection Control. Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; September 4, 2007.

"Caring for Healthcare Workers: A Global Perspective." Third International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; July 8-11, 2007.

"Protecting Healthcare Worker from Bloodborne Pathogen Risk: Going Global". 34th Annual Meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. San Jose, California; June 26, 2007. (Seminar sponsored by B. Braun)

"Experience with Safety-Engineered Devices in the U.S." Third National Congress: La Salute nelle Strutture Sanitarie - dalla Sicurezza al Risk Management (Health in Healthcare Settings: from Emergency to Risk Management). Rieti, Italy; May 17, 2007.

Meetings of the Committee on Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Workers During an Influenza Pandemic, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC; Dec. 12-14, 2006, Feb. 21-22, 2007, May 6-8, 2007.

2006
"Bloodborne Pathogen Risks to African Surgeons: Prioritizing Prevention Strategies." 57th Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgeons of East Africa. Blantyre, Malawi, Africa; December 4, 2006.

"Progress in Preventing Workplace Blood Exposures: Lessons for East Asia." The 5th East Asian Conference on Infection Control and Prevention. Tokyo, Japan; November 17-18, 2006.

"Surveillance and Prevention of Occupational Blood Exposures: the Latin American Experience." Pan American Health Organization, World Health Day. Washington, D.C.; April 5, 2006.

"Advances in Healthcare Worker Protection for Interventional Radiologists." Society for Interventional Radiology, 31st Annual Scientific Meeting. Toronto, Canada; April 2, 2006.

"Reducing Risks of Bloodborne Pathogen Transmission from Patient to Healthcare Worker and Healthcare Worker to Patient in the Surgical Setting." Workshop on Occupational Blood Exposure in the Surgical Setting, sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Durham, NC; March 7-8, 2006.

2005
"Availability and Use of Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Devices in the National Study to Prevent Blood Exposure in Paramedics."  American Public Health Association Annual Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana; November 5-9, 2005.

"Surveillance of Infectious Diseases Among Health Care Workers: From Science to Policy." Annual Conference of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. Taipei, Taiwan; April 29, 2005.

"Surveillance of Infectious Diseases Among Health Care Workers: From Science to Policy." Chang Jung Christian University, Department of Occupational Safety and Health. Tainan, Taiwan; April 28, 2005.

"Reducing Risk of Bloodborne Pathogen Infection in Operating Room Personnel in West Africa." 45th Annual Conference of the West African College of Surgeons. Cotonou, Benin; February 9, 2005.

2004
"Recent Advances in Health Care Worker Protection, and Challenges on the Horizon." Meeting sponsored by British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety. Vancouver, BC, Canada; November 5, 2004.

"Advances in Health Care Worker Protection with the Increased Availability of Safety-Engineered Sharp Devices." Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. Phoenix, Arizona; June 8-10, 2004.

"Rates of Exposureto Patient Blood Among Certified Paramedics: Results from the National Study to Prevent Bloodborne Exposures in Paramedics." Annual Conference of the American Public Health Association. Washington, DC; May 2004.

"The National Study to Prevent Bloodborne Exposures in Paramedics: Protecting the Nation's First Responders." Meeting sponsored by the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Cincinnatti, Ohio; May 2004.

"Japan-America Progress in Protecting Health Care Workers from Bloodborne Pathogens." Lecture tour in Japan, February 2004.
- Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Environment and Infection and the
   Infection Control Nurses Association. Yokoma; Feb. 20-22
- Terumo Medical Corporation, Kofu; Feb. 23
- Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai; Feb. 24
- St. Mary's Hospital, Fukuoka; Feb. 26
- Senri Life Sciences Center, Osaka; Feb. 28 

2003 
"Protección de los Trabajadores Sanitarios contra los Patógenos de Transmisión  Sanguínea: El Poder de la Información, EPINet.", IV Congreso Espanol de Medicina Y. Barcelona Spain, Oct. 21-24, 2003; Mexico City, Mexico; Dec. 11-13,2003.

South American Health Net Expo.  Buenos Aires, Argentina; November 1-4, 2003. 

"Progress in Protecting Health Care Workers from Bloodborne Pathogens.    Association for Practitioners in Infection Control, National Conference." San Antonio, New Mexico; June 10, 2003 .

2002
"International Progress in Surveillance and Prevention of Occupational Blood Exposures." Occupational Safety and Health Administration of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC; November 15, 2002 .

"Aplicacion de un Sistema de Vigilancia Estandarizado de los Accidentes Laborales con Riesgo Biologico en el Hospital de Clinicas." Conference on: Vigilancia de las Exposiciones Laborales a Sangre y Fluidos Corporales en los Trabajadores Sanitarios, sponsored by Departamento de Salud Ocupacional, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la Republica. Montevideo, Uruguay; September 5, 2002. (sponsored by Becton Dickinson)

"Assessing the Safety of Needle Devices." Tenth Conference on Occupational Hazards to Health Care Workers: Research and Prevention. Sponsored by: Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety, Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington. Seattle, Washington; July 31-August 1, 2002.

"Effective Data Collection." Conference on: Prevention of Occupational Blood-borne Virus Transmission in Healthcare. Safer Needles Network, Royal College of Surgeons. London, England; May 14, 2002. (sponsored by BD)

"Protecting Health Care Workers from Bloodborne Pathogens: Lesson Learned By Comparing Experiences." Lecture tour: Tokyo, Kobe, and Sendai, Japan; April 8-20, 2002. (sponsored by Nippon BD).

2001
"Safety-Designed Needle Devices: Not Just a Good Idea-It's the Law." American Society of Regional Anesthesia. Vancouver, Canada; May 10, 2001. (sponsored by Baxter Healthcare)

"Preventing Occupational Infections To Bloodborne Pathogens: Pathways to Progress." Lecture tour, "Needlestick Safety and Prevention in Hospitals and Health Care Facilities." Rio de Janerio and Sao Paulo, Brazil; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Montvideo, Uruguay; April 21-28, 2001. (sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Medical)

"The Revised OSHA Compliance Directive for the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard." AudioNet teleconference/internet lecture to state hospital association members in Nebraska and Iowa; January 17, 2001.

2000
"EPINet Surveillance Workshop: Tracking and Reporting Blood Exposures in Your Hospital" (with Ginger Parker). Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation National Conference; preconference professional development seminar. Washington, DC; August 6, 2000.

"Global Issues in Needlestick Injury Prevention." Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation National Conference. Washington, DC; August 8, 2000.

"The Revised OSHA Compliance Directive for the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard." AudioNet teleconference/internet lecture to state hospital association members in Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Arkansas; June 5, 2000.

"Using EPINet Surveillance Data to Support Public Policy." National Occupational Injury Research Symposium, sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH/CDC). Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; October 17, 2000.

"Case Studies in Medical Injury: Using the Injury Model to Identify Solutions." Closing the Gap: Applying Injury Prevention to Healthcare Safety; conference sponsored by the Medical College of Wisconsin. Milwaukee, Wisconsin; September 14-15, 2000.

"Evaluation of EPINet Data." Conference on Emerging Occupational Health Risks: Hep C, Sharps Injuries & Beyond; Palmetto Hospital Trust Services. Columbia, South Carolina; August 25, 2000.

"Global Issues in Needlestick Injury Prevention." Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation National Conference. Washington, DC; August 8, 2000.

"EPINet Surveillance Workshop: Tracking and Reporting Blood Exposures in Your Hospital," with Ginger Parker. Preconference Professional Development Seminar, Frontline Healthcare Workers Safety Foundation National Conference. Washington, DC; August 6, 2000.

"The Revised OSHA Compliance Directive for the Bloodborne Pathogens Standard." AudioNet teleconference/internet lecture to state hospital association members in Oklahoma, Nebraska, and Arkansas; June 5, 2000.