From: "Stuart, Ralph" <Ralph.Stuart**At_Symbol_Here**KEENE.EDU>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Color-blindness as a lab safety concern
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 18:44:54 +0000
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
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>I'm sorry, but if you have bowed legs lady, ballet is not for you. Tone deaf? Put down that Butterfly score.

I can understand this point, but I have seen many ADA-inspired accommodations for people with specific difficulties make a hazardous situation easier and safety for everyone. I've also seen the opposite occur. A balanced approach to specific cases is needed, but is not always inevitable.

- Ralph

Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Environmental Safety Manager
Keene State College
603 358-2859


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