Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 08:28:17 -0400
Reply-To: Lisa Van Loo <vanlool**At_Symbol_Here**ADVION.COM>
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From: Lisa Van Loo <vanlool**At_Symbol_Here**ADVION.COM>
Subject: Re: Headphone use in labs
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What about hearing protection issues? Has anyone looked at this from the perspective that employees could crank these things up very high, thus damaging their hearing? Any thoughts? Lisa -----Original Message----- From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Lipsky, David Sent: Monday, March 17, 2008 6:14 PM To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**LIST.UVM.EDU Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Headphone use in labs There is another issue to consider particularly if using the ear-bud type of earphones, that the earphones will fall out or dislodge. This could result in splashing of liquids or breaking of glass beakers etc., if the phones drop on the lab bench. Also, there is the natural instinct to try to prevent the earphones from falling-which in itself might result in spillage or splashing or dropping of laboratory equipment, glassware, etc. I imagine this same scenario (of persons reaching out to prevent the earphones or cellphone, or IPOD from falling) accounts for quite a few of the cellphone, IPOD related auto accidents. _________________________________________________________________ This e-mail message and any attachments are confidential and proprietary to Advion BioSciences, subject to copyright, and intended only for the use of the named recipient(s). If you are not an intended recipient, you have received this message in error and any review, copying, disclosure, distribution or other use or exploitation of it or its contents is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please immediately notify the sender and permanently destroy all copies of it.

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