Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 19:29:59 -0400
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From: James Gilbert <jlgilbert**At_Symbol_Here**NC.RR.COM>
Subject: Re: Burka and safety
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Speak to your ADA and/or EEO people on campus.  Hopefully, between them, the student, and the lab safety people you can come up with a solution.  I’m interested in seeing the CHAS presentation as well.

James L. Gilbert

From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**] On Behalf Of Yaeger, Mary Ann
Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2011 10:28 AM
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Burka and safety

Could others tell me how you deal with a student who wears a Burka taking an organic chemistry class, or any lab class for that matter?  We certainly don’t want to discriminate religiously, so how do we deal with the safety issues of that.  Surprisingly this is the first time this situation has arisen for us.



MaryAnn Yaeger, MS

Supervisor of Laboratory Services,

Chemical Hygiene Officer

Wesley College

120 N. State Street

Dover DE 19901

Ph. 302-736-2389

Fax 302-736-2301

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