Video: Demystifying Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
The woman in the video describes that because her place(s) of employment are not scent-free … “so all of these things, I can (still) go and do them, but I have to accept that I am going to be injured”.
She needs a lawyer!
In Canada, MCS falls under the term Environmental Sensitivities, and is a disability recognized by the Canadian and Ontario Human Rights Codes. As with other disabilities, people with environmental sensitivities are required by law to be accommodated.
Human Rights resources on various laws, regulations, and solutions that, when enforced, can help people remain employed without losing their health and abilities can be found here:
Please note that a disability accommodation policy, such as a fragrance-free policy, if it is not enforced, is not accommodation, and that people can lose their ability to work, their homes, and their lives from continued exposures and the resulting injuries.
Be fragrance-free. It’s good for you! It’s good for me!