Color vision for network techs

Scott Morris swm at emanon.com
Fri Aug 31 09:54:47 CDT 2012


The ADA act does not allow people to have access to every single job
regardless of their handicap.  So, if something requires the ability to
see certain colors, then that's a requirement.

Scott

On 8/31/12 10:30 AM, Philip Gladwin wrote:
> Maybe giving them access to a colormeter? :)
>
> http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/colorimeter-digital-color/id371113568?mt=8
>
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Steve Meuse <smeuse at mara.org> wrote:
>
>> You might consider the ADA act before you go too far down this road. I'm no
>> expert, but it may apply...
>>
>> -Steve
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 31, 2012 at 10:15 AM, Berry Mobley <berry at gadsdenst.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Do any of you do any color vision screening in your interview process?
>> How
>>> do those of you with color vision impairments compensate? I'd never
>>> considered this until I was in one of our facilities with my son (who has
>>> limited color vision) and we had a discussion about the LEDs. He could
>> only
>>> determine on/off - not amber/red/green on the equipment we had. I'm
>>> wondering if we need a color vision requirement (or test) as part of our
>>> hiring requirements.
>>>
>>> Berry Mobley
>>>
>>>
>>>
>





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