Workplace adjustments can be temporary or made on a permanent basis.
Examples of adjustments to working arrangements include:
- allowing a phased return to work;
- changing individual's working hours;
- providing help with transport to and from work;
- arranging home working, providing a safe environment can be maintained;
- allowing an employee to be absent from work for rehabilitation treatment.
Examples of adjustments to premises include:
- moving tasks to more accessible areas;
- making alterations to premises.
Examples of adjustments to a job include:
- providing new or modifying existing equipment and tools;
- modifying work furniture;
- providing additional training;
- modifying instructions or reference manuals;
- modifying work patterns and management systems;
- arranging telephone conferences to reduce travel;
- providing a buddy or mentor;
- providing supervision;
- reallocating work within the employee's team;
- providing alternative work.