From: "Hadden, Susan [JRDUS]" <SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] safety glasses for non-caucasian scientists
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:25:38 +0000
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I have noticed the same problem. We purchased UVEX safety glasses which were more adjustable than others but more importantly, we purchased adjustable lanyards that help hold them in place.


From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Norm Bell
Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2013 9:40 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] safety glasses for non-caucasian scientists


Hi All,


We have a large number of students of Asian or African descent and we have noticed that safety glasses often do not fit their faces well leaving significant gaps and generally falling off their faces due to variations in nose shape. Does anyone have any suggestions as to better solutions for safety glasses for these people?



Norm Bell


Science Center Coordinator

Phone: 413 597-4829

Office: Bronfman Science Center 026


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