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Workplace layout and barrier-free design for a administration employee with rheumatism

Employer:

Employer is a city administration Disability and functional limitation of the employee:
The severely disabled woman is suffering from rheumatism and confined to a wheelchair as a mobility aid. Due disease are also limited their ability to handle objects in restricted grasping space

Training and job:

The woman graduated with their employer vocational training for public administration clerks. She has since worked with their employer in the management

Workplace and work duties:

The woman takes on her screen workstation office and administrative work. The workstation is equipped with a height-to and under movable desk, a big button phone with headset and an electric punch and stapler. The big button telephone for easy operation of the keys and in conjunction with the headset working on the PC or with the keyboard is also enabled during a call. The electric punch and stapler can be used with low power and handling expenses for filing the documents for the record. For storage or removal of files from the higher shelves the Verwaltungsfachangestellte uses her standing wheelchair

Work environment - mobility:

The workplace reached the instructed on the wheelchair Verwaltungsfachangestellte without barriers. The building has to have the necessary tools (elevator, electric door openers, etc.). Not only access to the workplace, but also the way to the sanitary space can be covered easily by wheelchair. Where the sanitary area so rebuilt and equipped (sink, toilet, support handles, etc.) was that the Verwaltungsfachangestellte can make this without any problems, and barriers to use (for example, when moving from the wheelchair to the toilet) and in an emergency, a personal alarm system calling for help.

Assistive devices used:

toilets
sink
mirror
electrically powered wheelchairs with electronic steering (Standing wheelchairs)
permanently mounted handle bars and support handles
window openers and closers
lifts
landline phones (big button telephones)
personal alarm systems (for the toilet)
worktables
tools for organizing, sorting and archiving of paper documents

Support:

Workplace design was sponsored by the Office integration. A promotion of barrier-free design of the building through the integration office was not required because the building has been designed to be barrier free for the authorities and administrative programs of the citizens.
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Id-No.:

Pb/110696


  • physical disability /
  • computer workplace /
  • telephone /
  • worktable /
  • table /
  • office equipment /
  • screen work /
  • computer /
  • calling /
  • working equipment /
  • work task /
  • handling /
  • file /
  • filing shelf /
  • wheelchair /
  • stand-up wheelchair /
  • barrier-freedom /
  • head set /
  • administration employee /
  • shelf /
  • office work /
  • hole-punch /
  • stapler /
  • toilet /
  • access route /
  • access to workplace /
  • working environment /
  • environment /
  • lift /
  • passenger elevator /
  • vertical elevator /
  • door /
  • door opening system /
  • door closing system /
  • washbasin /
  • mirror /
  • support grip /
  • operating control /
  • desk /
  • mobility /
  • mobility aid /
  • communication aid /
  • communication /
  • head set /
  • employment /
  • using telecommunication device /
  • telecommunication device /
  • telecommunications /
  • telephone aid /
  • sanitary facility /
  • washing /
  • participation in working life /
  • participation /
  • full-time job /
  • employer /
  • employee /
  • vocational rehabilitation /
  • arm /
  • hand /
  • leg /
  • joint /
  • EASTIN /
  • stand up /
  • changing place /
  • emergency call /
  • emergency alarm system /
  • emergency /
  • emergency alarm system /
  • Personal emergency alarm systems /
  • paging system /
  • body posture and body part movement /
  • mobility and locomotion /
  • environmental influences, safety and loads /
  • office for vocational integration /
  • Wheelchair-driver /
  • motor impairment /
  • hand impairment /
  • arm impairment /
  • leg impairment /
  • arthropathy /
  • rheumatism /
  • office /
  • administration /
  • public service /
  • gripping /
  • holding /
  • body posture /
  • standing /
  • walking /
  • motoricity /
  • coordination of movements /
  • finger hand movement /
  • reaching area /
  • body load /
  • shoulder arm movement /
  • workplace design /
  • technical advice /
  • barrier-free design /
  • assistive product /
  • working environment design


update status: 16.07.2010


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