From: Alan Hall <ahalltoxic**At_Symbol_Here**GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Fwd: [DCHAS-L] [DCHAS-L] Accommodations for a service animal in the lab
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:45:11 -0500
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
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ToVictoria and the group.

MyDaughter is disabled and uses aa service dog. She holds 2 batchelors degrees and 2 Master's degrees, one in specialEducation and one in Science Education. She hsa taught at various level in the public schools, including various laoratory classes.

I asked her about this issue and her reply is included here.

Alan H.Hall,M.D.
Medical Toxicologist

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From: Seana Hall <seananf**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 12:29 PM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Accommodations for a service animal in the lab
To: Alan Hall <ahalltoxic**At_Symbol_Here**>

The things I have done with my dogs include use of a kennel out of the way of everything even if possible in a neighboring office to ensure safety. At a minimum the dog should be given a place away from the center of activity where it is not likely to be stepped on, spilled on etc.

Think about areas where things are stored that are not part of the lab, backpacks etc where things are going to be relatively safe.

On Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 11:55 AM, Alan Hall <ahalltoxic**At_Symbol_Here**> wrote:

Any ideas about this?



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From: Victoria Carhart <vcarhart**At_Symbol_Here**>
Date: Thu, Sep 3, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Accommodations for a service animal in the lab
To: DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**

I am trying to make accommodations for a service dog in teaching labs at the university.. The students are required to wear closed-toe shoes and safety glasses as a minimum. We have a policy for service animals on campus, however, it doesn't really have any safety measures for the animals when they are in labs. Does anyone know of ways to keep the animal safe or have any experience with this type of situation?

Thanks for any help you are able to give.

Victoria Carhart
Laboratory Safety Coordinator, CAS/RSENR
UVM's Risk Management and Safety
Environmental Safety Facility
667 Spear Street
Burlington, VT 05405

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