What are examples of Reasonable Accommodations?
The following list gives you some examples, but it is not an exhaustive list.
- Adapting premises and equipment – for example, installing ramps, providing break out rooms and rest spaces, adjustable height desks, orthopaedic chairs, and so on.
- Providing assistive technologies such as screen readers, special keyboards and telephone headsets.
- Supporting flexible and considerate patterns of working time, and flexible schedules for people who use public transport.
- Providing car parking.
- Reorganising floor space for moving desks.
- Redistributing tasks to suit the employee
- Providing training.
- Translating policies, procedures and other information into Braille.
- Providing large print formats.
- Having signers available.
- Putting a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) in place.
- Nominating key people to help a person with disability in the case of an emergency if required.
- Providing flashing and audio alarms.
- Installing ’Deadman’ switches on machinery so it turns off automatically if a person has a seizure.
- Providing suitable storage for medicines (for example, a safe storage place for insulin).