In employment: Workplace adjustments
Equality and Human Rights Commission explains that the equality law will mean changing the way in which employment is structured in order to achieve equality for disabled people, barriers need removed and additional support needs to be readily available.
Various factors influence whether a particular adjustment is considered reasonable. As an employer the overall aim should be, is as far as possible to remove or reduce any substantial disadvantage faced by an employee
The three reasonable adjustment requirements
- Changing the way things are done (removing substantial disadvantage by a provision, criterion or practice).
- Changes to overcome barriers created by the physical features of a workplace.
- Providing extra equipment or getting someone to do something to assist employee
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