Accommodating employees with environmental sensitivities

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An estimated 15 percent of the population has some form of environmental……Canada Centre for Occupational Health and Safety has put together a plan to help companies develop a scent free policy and a scent free work environment.The title of this plan is: Scent-Free Policy for the Workplace.Debra Sine, Leslirae Rotor and Elizabeth Hare have created a document that is a crucial guide to creating a safer and more productive environment for people affected by environmental sensitivities.The nature of my job demands that I be in the office at least four days a week, I really have no wiggle room.Even working from home one day a week has been a stretch and caused some negative feelings on my team, even though they hear me sneezing every 20 minutes when I’m there!They have a dog-friendly office, which was never advertised or communicated during the hiring process. Within ten minutes of arriving at work, my eyes are red, itchy and watering, my nose stuffs up and I get a headache from my swollen sinuses. If I skip the meds, I break out in hives, start to wheeze and I run the risk of my throat swelling closed.I went to my doctor who referred me to a specialist.

Requests to purchase any of the documents above can be made by post, email or telephone using the following contact details: Planning Policy, Hart District Council, Civic Offices, Harlington Way, Fleet, Hampshire GEN 1 PROPOSALS FOR DEVELOPMENT WHICH ACCORD WITH OTHER PROPOSALS OF THIS PLAN WILL BE PERMITTED WHERE THEY: (i) Are in keeping with the local character by virtue of their scale, design, massing, height, prominence, materials, layout, landscaping, siting and density; (ii) Avoid any material loss of amenity to existing and adjoining residential, commercial, recreational, agricultural or forestry uses, by virtue of noise, disturbance, noxious fumes, dust, pollution or traffic generation; (iii) Cause no material loss of amenity to adjoining residential uses, through loss of privacy, overlooking or the creation of shared facilities; (iv) Do not constitute ribbon or sporadic development, unrelated to existing patterns of settlement within the District; (v) Include provision for the conservation or enhancement of the District's landscape, ecology and historic heritage and natural resources; (vi) Where the public would reasonably expect to use the building, provide suitable access for people with impaired mobility, including those confined to wheelchairs; (vii) Have adequate arrangements on site for access, servicing or the parking of vehicles; (viii) Do not give rise to traffic flows on the surrounding road network, which would cause material detriment to the amenities of nearby properties and settlements or to highway safety; (ix) Do not create the need for highway improvements which would be detrimental to the character and setting of roads within the conservation areas or rural lanes in the District; (x) Do not lead to problems further afield by causing heavy traffic to pass through residential areas or settlements, or use unsuitable roads; (xi) Include provision for any necessary improvements to infrastructure and utilities resulting from the development; (xii) Take account of the proximity of overhead cables and power lines; (xiii) Avoid the installation of lighting, which is visually damaging to the character of the area.It’s been 2 months and while I love the work, love the company and love my coworkers…I’m miserable.I’ve considered looking for a new job, but every job I’ve seen in my field has a “dog-friendly” office.The Council withdrew the Local Plan: Core Strategy 2011-2029 on 30 September 2013.Hart District Council consulted on the Draft Local Plan Strategy and Sites 2011-2032 from 26 April until 5pm on 9 June 2017.

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