792. Workplace Mental Health Awareness Training
793. Workplace Safety
Universal precautions should be taken to ensure safety in the workplace (Keep aisles clear of clutter, Provide a quick, unobstructed exit, Post clearly marked directions for exits, fire doors, etc.
794. Worksite Redesign / Modified Workspace
Redesigning a worksite as an accommodation can include moving a workstation closer to a break room, restroom, office equipment, or employee parking lot; duplicating work materials in a workspace; teleconferencing into meetings; having others report to the employee physically; or communicating in an alternative way (instant messaging, pager, texting, or telephone).
Modifying a workspace for an employee who experiences limitations in concentration can help limit or even eliminate both auditory and visual distractions. These modifications can include relocating employees to private area away from high traffic areas, reducing clutter in the employee’s work environment, redesigning an employee’s workspace to minimize visual distractions, and providing higher cubicle walls and/or cubicle doors.
795. Workstation Space Heaters
796. Writing Aids
Writing aids are products designed to help individuals with limited hand strengths perform writing tasks. Writing aids can transfer the fine motor pinch grip, usually used to write, to gross motor arm movements. A low tech solution is to push a pencil though a Styrofoam ball and use gross motor movements to write. Individuals with cumulative trauma disorders to the upper extremities or individuals with other impairments such as arthritis or quadriplegia benefit from these aids. Writing aids are specially designed pens, pencils, and other products that aid individuals who find it difficult to write neatly. Items include ergonomic pens and pencils, grips, and wooden or plastic slopes
797. Writing Guides
These products are rigid pieces of plastic with a template cut out in order to assist individuals in tasks such as writing checks and signing documents.
798. Writing Surfaces (Wheelchairs)
Attachments for wheelchairs built and designed to assist with supporting notes and writing.
799. Writing/Editing Software
Writing or editing software can improve written work by reworking phrases, correcting grammar and usage errors, suggesting adjective or adverb enhancements, and/or modifying sentence structure.
800. Written Forms and Prompts
Providing and allowing the use of pre-filled forms, or forms that provide enough information to prompt the employee to provide the required response can be helpful. Allowing the use of pre-printed labels to adhere may be helpful, too.