Workstation accommodations for people with mobility limitations

  • Literature addresses general categories (e.g., Bruy√®re , Erickson, & VanLooy, 2005; McNeal, Somerville, & Wilson, 1999)

    • Ergonomic improvement to a workstation

      • modified workspace layout

      • bringing frequently used items closer

      • provisions of input controls (LoPresti et al., 2002)

      • keyboards to alter the positioning of the user (Fagarasanu & Kumar, 2003)

    • Changes made to office furnishing

      • adjustable height workstations (Hedrick et al., 2006)

      • rearranging furniture

      • using adjustable tables and shelves (VanderLoos & Hammel, 1996)

    • Architectural changes

      • entrances

      • parking

      • bathrooms