5.0 Accommodation Barriers/Considerations (I)

  • Emergency plans for workplaces may not be designed to fit the needs of employees with disabilities

  • Employer misconceptions (in an emergency situation) that employees with disabilities are more likely to be at risk of serious injury than able-bodied employees.

  • Insufficient comprehensive data available on workplace accommodations implemented for persons with disabilities

  • Employer perspectives lacking in the development of “best practices” workplace accommodations;

  • Employers lack clarity on what is an “accommodation”