Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2010 11:35:56 +1000
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From: Gary Golding <Gary_Golding**At_Symbol_Here**HEALTH.QLD.GOV.AU>
Subject: Re: FW: Ear Bud Radio Use in labs
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We have recently gone through a similar process of banning these. Our main concern was the inability to hear warnings and alarms. In the past the  communal radio approach caused problems with hearing incoming telepho ne calls from clients.

Gary Golding FRACI(CChem)

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>>> Paul Dover <Paul.Do ver**At_Symbol_Here**PHARM.MONASH.EDU.AU> 7/06/2010 10:06 am >>>

We have recently agreed on a policy (not imp lemented yet!) to ban these devices in labs. As a trade off we will provide docking stations, but will be up to the labs to reach a consensus on what to play.

I=EF=BF=BDm sure our next issue will be the volume and content.

However I have had a number of experiences o f being a metre behind a student and yelling at them while they bob their h eads in oblivion. I can remedy this with a tap on the shoulder, but what if the alarms went off? Or someone yells for help.

Cheers, Paul

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Paul Dover
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Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Action
Monash Institute of Pharmaceut ical Sciences
Monash University (Parkville Campus)
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From: DCHAS-L Discussion Lis t [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Bill Galdenzi
Sen t: Saturday, 5 June 2010 8:01 AM
To: Paul Dover
Subject : [DCHAS-L] FW: Ear Bud Radio Use in labs


How do folks handle this?  Do you have policy /language regarding the use of ear bud-type radios (ipods,=EF=BF=BDetc.) while in a lab?


Bill Ga ldenzi

Environ mental, Health, and Safety

Boehrin ger-Ingelheim Pharamceuticals

(203) 7 78-7759


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