Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 16:43:49 +0000
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From: "Debbie M. Decker" <dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**UCDAVIS.EDU>
Subject: Re: : Long Hair Lab Safety
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How about:   "If it's long enough to be able to be confined with a hair ban
d in a pony tail, do it!"

Debbie (who has very short hair!)

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From: Lee Latimer 
Re: Re: [DCHAS-L] : Long Hair Lab Safety

This is an excellent discussion bringing many items to the fore.  One that
is needed is "what defines long hair?"

In my last Lab Safety Manual, we defined the hair issues as shoulder length
or longer (to quote a song).  We also addressed the earring issue as more
than an inch and generally discouraged big danglies in the lab.
Regrettably, the biologists were the least concerned/aware/cooperative and
yet they would bend over dishes of cultures with flowing hair, both men and

If management doesn't believe in it, workers won't.

Lee Latimer

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