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Hi,

Voc Rehab wants to try training me at Subway and I was wondering if anyone else has worked there and had Celiac Disease and how they did working there.

Thanks

DJ

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Very bad idea! You'll be exposed to gluten on an ongoing basis--too many chances to get glutened from touching the bread and cookies. Now, I realize that Subway has launched a pilot program to bring gluten-free sandwiches to the masses, but you'd have to make regular sandwiches, too. Does your vocational rehab counselor know you have a problem with gluten? This is a Worker's Comp claim in the making....

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subway workers use gloves when touching food

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I agree with Rose. Tell them about the celiac. Why can't they help you get a job registering patients at a hospital? Or filing? Or cleaning? Etc.

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Don't do it! Gloves or no gloves, you shouldn't be working around wheat.

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subway workers use gloves when touching food

I had a job not long ago that required feeding lunch to a large number of children every day. I thought it would be okay because the food was deliverd alreay made. I wore gloves for that and also when working with crafts with the kids. It wasn't long before I realized the gloves really didn't protect me as much as I thought they would and I had to leave the job.

Working at Subway, no way. OP see if they can train you for a diffent position somewhere else. If needed get a doctors note stating that you cannot work around food.

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